Granite Earns ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 Certification for Project Management and Construction Activities

  Granite Earns ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 Certification for Project
  Management and Construction Activities

Business Wire

WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- December 19, 2013

Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) announced today that it has
earned ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certifications for its project
management and construction activities on designated projects in its Large
Project Group.

ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 are well-known international standards for
quality and environmental management systems that represent state-of-the art
practices for companies to manage their quality and environmental objectives
and responsibilities. NSF International Strategic Registrations, an accredited
third-party organization, issued the certificates after auditing Granite’s
management system at the corporate and project level and verifying that it
conforms to the requirements specified in the standards.

“These certifications are a testament to our outstanding management teams and
ongoing commitment to quality and environmental management practices on
projects across the country,” said James H. Roberts, Granite’s president and
chief executive officer. “This achievement demonstrates our commitment to
operational excellence, continual improvement and delivering enhanced results
to our customers.”

Granite’s certified management system is part of a company-wide Granite
Management System (GMS) built upon the ISO 9001:2004 and ISO 14001:2008
standards. The management processes established by the GMS support consistent
operating practices that are environmentally responsible and achieve customer

About Granite

Through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide, Granite Construction
Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) is one of the nation’s largest infrastructure
contractors and construction materials producers. Incorporated in 1922,
Granite serves public- and private-sector clients on projects both small and
large. Granite’s project teams represent some of the best in the industry
serving owners in the transportation, power, federal, tunneling, underground,
and industrial/mining and water resources markets. In 2013, the Company was
recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical
Companies for the fourth year in a row. For more information, please visit


Granite Construction Incorporated
Jacque Fourchy, 831-761-4741
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