Granite Wins Awards from NSSGA

Granite announced it has been awarded eight 2021 Awards of Excellence from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). 

The Awards of Excellence program recognizes “NSSGA member company operations’ achievements in the areas of Community Relations, Environmental and Safety Excellence.” Granite secured awards in all three areas, with four Environmental Awards (two gold, one silver, one bronze), one Safety Award (gold), and three Community Relations Awards (all bronze).

“This recognition from NSSGA confirms what we already know about Granite: we have consistently high standards and dedicated employees who make excellence their mission,” said Granite Vice President of Construction Materials Brad Estes. “On behalf of our plant and facilities teams, thank you to the NSSGA for this acknowledgement of our efforts.”

“We at NSSGA congratulate you and your team on this achievement,” said NSSGA CEO Michael Johnson. “Your continual efforts to operate your business in a way that is safe, environmentally responsible and as a trusted member of your community contribute to the health and success of the aggregates industry.”

Granite won the following awards:


Environmental Excellence
  • Capay Facility, Esparto, Calif.
  • Lockwood Facility, Reno, Nev.
Louis Griesemer Sterling Safety

Granite Construction (company-wide)


Environmental Excellence

Handley Ranch Quarry, Gonzales, Calif.


Community Relations Excellence
  • Felton Quarry, Felton, Calif.
  • Handley Ranch Quarry, Gonzales, Calif.
  • Highway 175 Quarry, Lakeport, Calif.
Environmental Excellence

Palmer Facility, Anchorage, Alaska.

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