Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Homebuilders release study about prevailing wage laws, construction costs and impact on housing prices

The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization supporting the construction industry though scholarships, research and education, has funded a study conducted by the...

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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Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center wins steel design award

The Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center in Valley Glen has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with...

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...
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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...
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California construction employment increases slightly in May: AGCA

California added just 300 jobs between April and May this year, putting the state twenty-second in the nation according to Department of Labor data...

Bay Area CLC tours San Francisco’s new $1 billion Transbay Transit Center

The Bay Area Construction Leadership Council (CLC) of the Associated General Contractors of California recently toured San Francisco's new Transbay Transit Center. The center will...
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Lighting Controls Association partners with California Community College System for controls curriculum

The Lighting Controls Association (LCA), a council of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), has announced a new partnership with the California Community College...
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38,000 employee gain leads nation in construction industry jobs growth: AGCA

Employment in California's industry has thrived in the past year, increasing by 15 per cent (year to date in April) from 2016 to 803,600...
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Boston mayor orders halt to all construction projects; Associated General Contractors of America opposed

Vice President Mike Pence is asking construction companies to donate their inventory of N95 face masks to local hospitals - and to stop ordering...

California Association of Realtors urging “cautious response” to COVID-19

The California Association of Realtors is urging the housing industry “take a cautious response” to the coronavirus outbreak. “The rapid growth of COVID-19 cases continues to...

Homeless Action Plan in motion: Interagency Leadership Council meets

Continuing efforts to carry out San Diego’s vision for reducing homelessness, an interagency Leadership Council convened last week for the first time to discuss...