Miscellaneous Aggregate


Granite Construction Opens New California Facility in Arvin →

Granite recently opened their Solari aggregate plant in Arvin. Solari will safely and sustainably provide aggregate and asphalt to private and public customers in the Bakersfield market. The new facility sits on 700 acres. Designed with efficiency and sustainability in mind, Granite said automated plant controls maximize the plant feed rate and crusher production. Also, a new wash plant produces concrete aggregate while minimizing the demand for fresh water with its engineered three-stage water management system.  Click for more...


Lanier Sand and Soil Continues Its Many Decades of Success →

One of South Carolina's most long lasting and highly regarded companies is Lanier Construction, which, as a provider of mined materials to contractors for several decades, does business as Lanier Sand and Soil. The task ahead for Helen Lanier is to keep the Columbia-area company on its upward path following the death of her husband, Dennis, who took over the business from his father in the 1970s before operating it with Helen since 1996.  Click for more...


Granite Uses Tech to Produce Aggregate Materials in Llano →

Granite recently opened its Big Rock Aggregate and Asphalt Plant in Llano. Big Rock will provide aggregate and asphalt to private and public customers in northern and western Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern and San Bernardino counties. Built with safety and sustainability in mind, this plant uses technology to be able to produce 11 high-quality aggregate materials simultaneously with the flexibility to modify finished products as the market demands.  Click for more...


Construction Aggregates 101: What They Are (and Why They Matter) →

Aggregates are often overlooked when we talk about the construction industry today. They are not appealing. They are not glamorous. They are just rocks after all. That said, aggregates are — quite literally — the building blocks of our society. Aggregate production dates back to the Roman Empire, and it has been critical to the growth of our world ever since. Aggregates are the most basic material used in construction.  Click for more...