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Graniterock appoints Squeri CEO

The board of Granite Rock Co. in Watsonville, Calif., has completed a succession plan after the untimely drowning death of President and CEO Bruce Woolpert, naming Tom Squeri to the helm.

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Eastern Concrete adds fourth Big Apple site

Eastern Concrete Materials Inc., the metro New York and New Jersey subsidiary of U.S. Concrete Inc., has entered a lease and marketing agreement with Granite Ready Mix, Scara-Mix Inc. and related companies based on the southwestern side of Staten Island, N.Y.

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LEED-certified utilities structure saves $12 million on steel-to-concrete frame switch

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) headquarters at 525 Golden Gate is the city's newest and greenest office building. The certified LEED-Platinum, award-winning project is a 13-story, 277,500 sq.-ft. structure that serves as the new headquarters for the SFPUC, showcases key sustainability features, and is considered a leading example in demonstrating energy efficiency, water recycling, and reduced carbon footprint among major office buildings in the country.

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NRMCA expands Technology in Practice series

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association has introduced three new topics—bringing the total to eight—in its Technology in Practice (TIP) series of information sheets for industry personnel to educate themselves on general quality control/quality assurance and technical topics.

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