Thursday, May 30, 2024

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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East Bay Times: Accused of working without license, electrical firm sues group for investigating...

An Antioch-based electrical company accused of letting employees work without an electrician’s license has sued a union-affiliated group for investigating the firm without an...
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Construction union group calls for single-payer advocates to “tone down” attacks on Rendon

California construction union leader Robbie Hunter has called for the toning down of attacks against assembly speaker Anthony Rendon following his decision to shelve...

AGC of California names Peter Tateishi as new CEO

Peter Tateishi is leaving Sacramento Metro Chamber to serve as chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of California, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Tateishi...
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University, Caltrans introduce $1.3 million construction quality control training program.

Caltrans and California State University Long Beach (CSULB) are introducing a Joint Training and Certification Program (JTCP) to give participants the tools to increase...

Bay Area, NYC Headline Top 10 Most Expensive Office Submarkets

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The most expensive U.S. office submarket in 2019 was Mountain View – Shoreline in Silicon Valley with an average price per square foot of...
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California construction employment decline worst in nation: AGCA analysis

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California experienced both the worst one month job losses in the nation from June to July -- and the worst annual employment decline nationally...
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San Francisco reports six highest construction employment growth in nation: AGCA report

Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) says construction employment thrived in parts of...
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Oroville Dam failure blamed on bad design and inadequate state and federal oversight: Experts’...

Bad design and construction of the tallest U.S. dam a half-century ago and inadequate state and federal oversight since then led to a disastrous...
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Pterodactyl office in Culver City wins national steel design award

The Pterodactyl office building in Culver City has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards...

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Delta Conveyance tunnel project cost jumps to $20 billion

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California Construction News staff writer The estimated cost for the Delta Conveyance tunnel project has jumped to $20 billion from the original $16 billion price,...

California awards $2 billion to improve, protect transportation infrastructure

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California Construction News staff writer The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has awarded $1.9 billion to transportation infrastructure projects focused on bridges, roadways, transit, and improved...

San Diego continues negotiations for 1,000-bed shelter

California Construction News staff writer San Diego City Council is continuing negotiations to bring a 1,000-bed shelter to Middletown after concerns raised by the city’s...