Category Archives: Press

Geneva Rock Reclamation Project Brings New Trails and Water to Lehi City

Lehi, UT (August 10, 2021) – Vistas at Point Crossing, a new transit-oriented development (TOD) in Lehi, Utah, will turn the site of a former Geneva Rock gravel pit into a mixed-use project with 300 luxury apartments, 100 townhome units, connection to a future proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system between Utah and Salt Lake Counties and pedestrian and bicycle paths with easy access to nearby trail systems.   “As we worked with Lehi City [...]

Geneva Rock Project Featured in ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com

A bird’s-eye view of the Cascade Scenic Drive and Cascade Springs Road near Midway, Utah, revealed scenic grandeur that drew thousands to view the changing colors and majestic vistas. For the drivers, however, the experience was less pleasant. Sections of the road were made up of dirt and so steep [...]

Microsurfacing: Myth vs. Fact

The Utah Dept. of Transportation recently contracted work on the resurfacing of an approximately 2-mile stretch of Highway U.S. 89 from Lagoon Amusement Park to Cherry Hill Water Park in Davis County, Utah. The design-bid-build contract, which is valued at just under $1 million, was awarded to Utah’s Geneva Rock [...]

Getting the most out of any material handling system

Geneva Rock was highlighted in March 2020 Pit & Quarry publication for March 2020. “Achieving peak efficiency levels is an everyday feat of engineering and teamwork at the Geneva Rock Products Point-of-the-Mountain site near Salt Lake City. The facility has long been lauded for its commitment to sustainability, energy savings [...]

On the Road Magazine: Geneva Rock 65 Years of Excellence

Utah Asphalt Paving Association featured Geneva Rock in their Magazine recently – check it out! Geneva Rock has “championed improvements that protect the environment inside the company” and “lowered emissions and reduced the environmental impact of projects by investing more than $30 million.” Read the full article here

Best Water/Environment: Utah Lake State Park Marina Dredging

ENR recognized one of Geneva Rock’s projects, the Utah Lake State Park Marina Dredging, as the Best Project in Water/Environment in 2019. “This dredging project restored the functionality of boating amenities by deepening the marina and the channel.” The marina at Utah Lake State Park was often closed to water [...]

H.B. 288 Critical Infrastructure Materials

Geneva Rock’s proposed expansion last October of its Point of the Mountain aggregate pit operations received more than its share of attention – and negative public backlash – prompting Draper City Council to instead pass a resolution restricting all future mining within city limits. The resulting ‘dust-up’ between Geneva Rock [...]

2019 CEO of the Year, Jim Golding

When Jim Golding first approached his career, his interests were broad. “My academic interests growing up included sciences and math,” he says. “When I was 16, I narrowed my career choices to geology, dentistry, and engineering. I chose civil engineering.” A graduate of Brigham Young University, Mr. Golding began his [...]

Building, Construction & Design Roundtable

Every month, Utah Business partners with Holland & Hart and Big-D Construction to host roundtable events featuring industry insiders. This month we invited the top building, construction, and design specialists to discuss the talent shortage, millennials, and safety. Moderated by Richard Thorn, President and CEO of the Associated General Contractors of Utah, here are a few highlights [...]

National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 9-13, 2018 was National Work Zone Awareness Week. Join us in watching out for the men and women in neon by driving carefully through road work zones, obeying the speed limit, and always put your cell phone down while driving. We are proud to have participated in a media [...]

Geneva Rock Project featured on KSL 5

A look at the beginning of the project to dredge the marina at Utah Lake State Park, to make it easier for boaters to enjoy Utah Lake, even in low water. Geneva Rock working under direction of the Utah State Parks built a coffer dam across the mouth of the [...]

Expansion of DieselTech Pathways Program in Utah

Geneva Rock in partnership with the state of Utah unveils expansion of Diesel Pathways Program Revving up for a tech-focused 2018, Gov. Gary Herbert (R) Utah, announced an expansion of technically-based programs for three Utah County school districts. The Diesel Pathway Program will now be expanded to Alpine, Provo and [...]