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Labor unions in San Francisco celebrate PLA introduction; $628.5 million in infrastructure allocations

Organized labor in San Francisco is celebrating success in the implementation of a citywide Project Labor Agreement (PLA). The implementation required more five years of...
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Construction industry loses 975,000 jobs in April as COVID-19 takes its toll

Construction employment throughout the  US declined by 975,000 jobs in April as a new survey by the Associated General Contractors of America and data...
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Nonresidential construction spending falls slightly in March, says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.1% in March and is up 2.0% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders...
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Construction contractor confidence plummets in February, says ABC

Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders plummeted in February due to expectations of the economic fallout associated with COVID-19, according to the Associated Builders...
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California construction employment declines 1 percent in March as COVID-19 starts taking toll on...

Construction employment declined in 20 states and D.C. in March, aligning with the results of a recent survey by the Associated General Contractors of...
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Construction layoffs spread rapidly as COVID-19 shuts down projects: AGC

More than a quarter of construction firms responding to an online survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America in early April...
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New Department of Homeland Security guidance clarifies construction’s role in supporting essential critical infrastructure

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, has the following statement in reaction to the release...
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Sharp jump in owners canceling or delaying construction projects across the country, new survey...

Thirty-nine percent of contractors report that project owners have halted or canceled current construction projects amid deteriorating economic conditions, according to a survey released...
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Union leader says construction workers preparing to mobilize for COVID-19 surge response

Robbie Hunter, president of the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California, says plans are in the works  to deploy tens of thousands...

Shutdown not: California builders win COVID-19 “essential” exemption

Construction executives and contractors have successfully lobbied to win an exemption to Gov. Gavin Newsom's "stay at home" mandate for work during the COVID-19...
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Metro seeking public input on $400 billion transportation plan

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The Metro’s board of directors authorized the release of the updated draft 2020 Long Range Transportation Plan, a $400-billion, 30-year transportation blueprint for Los...
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Granite wins $16 million contract related to Cosumnes Bridge Replacement Project

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Granite says it has been awarded the Child Project 4 (CP4) portion of the construction contract of the Cosumnes Bridge Replacement Project by the...
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Domos buys 410 North Rossmore in Los Angeles; announces upgrade plans

Atlanta-based residential developer Domos Rossmore has formed a joint venture with Beverly Hills-based ESI Ventures with the purchase of 410 North Rossmore in Hancock...