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The importance of asphalt sustainability takes center stage in New Orleans

Brian Ethridge - Nov 13, 2014

The importance of asphalt sustainability takes center stage in New Orleans

The National Pavement Asphalt Association (NAPA) recently held a sustainability conference in New Orleans and Better Roads magazine was in attendance. The two-day event stressed the importance of sustainability, and why it's so important to the future of the industry. Adam ...

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Loss of Cover

Better Roads Staff - Jul 05, 2013

Loss of Cover

Decoding the secrets of asphalt stripping and raveling   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     Raveling describes the loss of aggregate from the driving surface of a bituminous concrete pavement. Loss of aggregate through raveling encourages pothole formation and cracking, which can introduce water ...

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Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Dec 01, 2012

Road Science

Pre-Measure Your Carbon Footprint   Calculators help predict the environmental impact of roadbuilding projects     By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   New tools keep appearing to help the highway, road and bridge community determine the environmental impact of the infrastructure they design and build. Last month we ...

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Asphalt Recycling Section

Better Roads Staff - Jul 03, 2012

Asphalt Recycling Section

Cold in L.A.     CIR plus microsurfacing get the job done   Cold-in-place recycling (CIR) followed by microsurfacing was not only a cost-effective treatment for Los Angeles County when it encountered unstable pavement conditions in one of its roads, but CIR was the perfect ...

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Granite resolves issues related to U.S. 20 project in Oregon

Staff Report - May 09, 2012

Granite Construction's joint venture, Yaquina River Constructors (YRC), and the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) have resolved their claims in a settlement that includes a mutually agreed termination of the ODOT-YRC design-build contract on the U.S. 20 Pioneer Mountain to ...

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Granite Construction declares quarterly dividend

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 11, 2011

Granite Construction Inc. has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per common share. The dividend is payable on Oct. 14, 2011, for all shareholders of record as of Sept. 30, 2011.

Granite cutting 227 employees to 'reduce costs'

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 27, 2010

Watsonville, Calif.-based Granite Construction is taking "actions to reduce its cost structure, enhance operating efficiencies and strengthen the business to achieve long-term profitable growth." As part of its "Enterprise Improvement Plan," the Granite is cutting about 227 employees, or about 13 ...

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Granite Construction to release Q2 results August 2

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 12, 2010

Watsonville, Calif.-based Granite Construction says it will release its second quarter 2010 financial results before the market opens on Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, the company announced today. Granite management will host a conference call at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET to ...

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UDOT awards Granite Construction JV team $106 million project

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 02, 2010

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has awarded the Granite Construction -- Copper Hills Constructors (CHC) joint venture team a $106 million construction management/general contractor (CM/GC) contract to build the new Mountain View Corridor freeway, transit and trail system in and around ...

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Granite Construction Q4 2009 results: Revenue down 27%, net income down 40% but balance sheet strong

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 25, 2010

Watsonville, Calif. -based Granite Construction Inc. on Feb. 24 reported it's fourth-quarter 2009 quarterly and full-year earnings, showing that the major construction company hasn't escaped the recession unscathed but it's still doing well despite the current tough economy. (Click here for ...

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