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Granite’s Larkin takes on new responsibilities

February 12, 2020By

As executive vice president and COO, Kyle Larkin is now responsible for overseeing Granite’s day-to-day operations.

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Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate production up 8 percent in third quarter of 2019

December 11, 2019By

Crushed stone production was up 9 percent while sand and gravel production was up 5 percent, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.

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Positive momentum for nonresidential as Dodge index increases in November 2019

December 6, 2019By

Dodge Data & Analytics’ Dodge Momentum Index has staged somewhat of a resurgence over the last few months, increasing nearly 15 percent from its lowest point earlier in the year.

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How Granite Construction fared in third quarter 2019

October 28, 2019By

Granite Construction’s third-quarter materials revenue was on par with the third quarter of 2018, but the company’s quarterly net income was down significantly in July, August and September.

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Former CalMat exec Gerstell dies

March 4, 2019By

Fred Gerstell, the former chairman and chief executive at CalMat who later served Vulcan Materials as a vice chairman and a director, died last month.

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Granite Construction poised for strong start to 2019

February 28, 2019By

A federal infrastructure bill and a cooperative Mother Nature should spur growth in 2019 for Granite Construction, the company’s president and CEO says.

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California’s Proposition 6 result a win for aggregate producers

November 12, 2018By

The construction materials industry in California got a major victory with the defeat of a bill that would have repealed a 2017 transportation law’s taxes and fees designated for road repairs and public transportation.

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Construction starts drop in August 2018

October 1, 2018By

At a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of $741.9 billion, the value of new construction starts in August declined by nine percent from the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. 

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