CEMEX, Granite Focus on Sustainability

CEMEX USA wrapped up its second annual Sustainability Month, celebrating Earth Day and the company’s longstanding commitment to sustainability and circular economy with activities across the United States designed to promote environmental awareness and encourage positive action for our planet. Throughout April, CEMEX USA held events nationwide that included educational seminars, tree plantings and tree distributions to encourage employees, customers…

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Granite to Build New Plant in Utah

Granite announced that it has acquired and will start development on a new aggregate operation near Grantsville, Utah. Located approximately 30 miles west of Salt Lake City on Interstate 80, the site covers approximately 640 acres. The material comes from an alluvial deposit containing 99 million tons of recoverable rock. “We are pleased to be moving forward with the Grantsville…

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Granite Publishes 2021 Sustainability Report

Granite published its 2021 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s advancement on environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.  “Sustainability is central to the purpose of our business as we seek to provide infrastructure solutions that support more sustainable and resilient communities,” said Granite President and Chief Executive Officer Kyle Larkin. “The theme of this Sustainability Report – Building Beyond 100 –…

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Granite Materials Group Revenues Increase in First Quarter

Granite Construction Inc. announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2022. The company said a net loss from continuing operations totaled $19 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, compared to a net loss from continuing operations of ($63) million, or $1.38 per diluted share, in the prior year.  Revenue decreased $18 million to $548 million compared to $566 million…

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California Recycling Bill Advances

April 22, 2022 – CalCIMA’s Construction Material Recycling Bill Passed its First Committee Without Opposition. CalCIMA’s Charley Rea and several member companies testified on behalf of  Assemblymember Rudy Salas’ AB 2953 promoting increased recycling of construction materials in pavements at the local level. The legislation would both decrease pavement costs and carbon emissions for pavements statewide. As the Assemblyman pointed…

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Granite’s GARCO Lab Joins Green Business Network

Granite announced that GARCO’s San Jose Testing Laboratory recently joined the California Green Business Network. The testing facility functions as the base of operations for materials testing across Granite’s Coastal California Region. As part of the Green Business certification, the facility satisfied targets for energy efficiency, water conservation, procurement, and materials management.

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Rock for Utah: The I-80 South Quarry

Feb. 9, 2022 – This just in from the “community outreach is critical” department: Granite Construction and Tree Farm LLC are partnering to develop the I-80 South Quarry in Parleys Canyon, Utah. A website detailing the project is available to view, and hopefully it will create a positive perception of the project, allowing it to ultimately move forward. In the past decade, Utah’s…

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