Tag: California

Fred Gerstell

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The construction materials industry in California got a major victory with the defeat of a bill that would have repealed a 2017 transportation law’s taxes and fees designated for road repairs and public transportation.

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August 2018 construction starts

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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Dodge Momentum Index dips in August 2018

September 10, 2018By

The index dropped 2.9 percent in August to 164.1 from the revised July reading of 169.0.

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U.S. Concrete awarded permit to import more aggregate into California

September 6, 2018By

Polaris, a U.S. Concrete subsidiary, is now able to deliver up to 2 million tons of aggregate each year.

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USGS: Aggregate production up in first quarter 2018

June 14, 2018By

About 422 million metric tons of aggregate were produced and shipped for consumption in the first quarter this year.

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Headshot: Mary Peters

Former US transportation secretary joins Graniterock

April 9, 2018By

Mary Peters, secretary of transportation under President George W. Bush, was elected to the company’s board of directors.

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