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Stony Point Rock Quarry’s secret to energy cutting costs [PHOTOS]

Aug 04, 2014

Stony Point Rock Quarry’s secret to energy cutting costs [PHOTOS]

When Stony Rock Quarry saw its power bill skyrocket from $13,000 in April 2012 to $24,000 in May 2012, company leaders knew something had to change. The California Public Utilities Commission eliminated the average rate limiter meaning commercial companies were ...

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Operations Illustrated: Alternative Energy Sources

Oct 04, 2012

Operations Illustrated: Alternative Energy Sources

Benefits of Renewable Energy   Finding alternative sources of energy makes sense from an environmental and a financial viewpoint. In spite of headway made in recent years, it’s an uphill battle fighting the public’s general perception of the aggregates industry as less ...

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Seeking the Sun

Jun 07, 2012

Seeking the Sun

A California quarry uses the power of the sun to provide energy for its hot-mix plant. Granite Construction Inc. is proactive when it comes to new technology, especially where the environment is concerned. “We’re engineers and employees who are very interested ...

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Going Green

Jun 07, 2012

Going Green

Nearly two decades ago, John Elkington coined the phrase “the triple bottom line.” Its philosophy is that companies should scrutinize three sets of results when evaluating their business: profit, people, and planet. The triple bottom line is not a new theme ...

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