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AISC awards six of 13 national steel construction awards for California projects

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has awarded six of 13 national awards to California projects -- including two of the three in...
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Pact between developers and builders could loosen environmental rules and increase residential construction wages

Representatives of California's construction unions and home builders are working on a deal that the Los Angeles Times reports "both sides hope could lead...
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Residential construction worker shortage fuelled by poor pay, risky working conditions and shrinking labor...

California needs at least 200,000 new residential construction workers - but the pay is not competitive, working conditions are risky, training is scarce and...
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79 percent of California contractors expect to increase their payroll in 2019: AGC survey

The majority (79 percent) of California contractors expect to increase their payrolls in 2019, but almost all are worried about finding the workers they...

Construction industry forging ahead to try to defeat Proposition 6

The California construction industry is saying a definitive "no" to Proposition 6. The industry has been joined by labor groups who want the bill...
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Labor groups including SBCTC join fight against Proposition 6

California's State Building and Construction Trades Council (SBCTC) and the California Labor Federation (CLF) say they strongly oppose Proposition 6 on the November ballot. The...

$47 million grant announced for Interstate 5 improvement project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has received a $47-million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Interstate 5 Golden State...

Walsh wins $220.5 million construction contract for Orange County’s streetcar

The board of directors of the Orange County Transportation Authority recently awarded a contract for the construction of the county’s first modern streetcar to...
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Labor shortage: 80 percent of California’s contractors are having trouble finding qualified workers

There's a widespread labor shortage that is pushing up construction costs in California and through most of the country, the Associated General Contractors (AGC)...
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Construction input costs mixed in July but cost pressures continue as costs outstrip bid...

Prices for goods and services used in construction costs were unchanged overall from June to July, but months of steep increases over the past...
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SANDAG to build trolley underpass at La Jolla Colony Drive

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is starting work to build a trolley underpass at La Jolla Colony Drive. KUSI reports that construction of...
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4LEAF Inc. begins work on $2.9 million Sacramento sewage vault

The city of Sacramento has approved a $2.9 million contract with 4LEAF Inc. to construct a a new sewage vault underneath McKinley Park. The project'...
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Ground broken for $4.9 billion LAX Automated People Mover project

Work has started on the Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). The LAX Integrated Express...