Wednesday, November 20, 2019
California Construction

20 major upcoming construction projects in California

The following table show 10 of the largest upcoming California construction projects, according to Construct Connect. They are all in the planning stage and...

Kasita brings affordable modular homes to California

Award winning manufacturer of prefabricated homes, Kasita, announced Nov. 3 that the California Department of Housing and Community Development has granted them approval to...
transbay

AECOM acquires Shimmick Construction, adding California strength to global business

Global infrastructure firm AECOM says it has agreed to acquire Shimmick Construction, Shimmick, a business serving California and Western U.S. heavy civil construction market. “As...
LA boring machine

Metro Regional Connector surfaces at future downtown L.A. station

The $1.55 billion Metro Regional Connector Transit Project, a 1.9-mile long subterranean twin rail tunnel linking L.A.’s Gold, Blue and Expo lines, on June...
wage theft is a crime

Labor Commissioner’s Office files $6.3 million misclassification and wage theft lawsuit against contractor

California's state Labor Commissioner's Office (LCO) has filed a lawsuit against Calcrete Construction, Inc. seeking $6,300,338 for multiple wage theft violations affecting a group...
long beach CA

Long Beach PLA analysis anticipated

A new analysis of Long Beach city government’s project labor agreement (PLA) — including the degree to which the policy has promoted local hiring...
valley vision sacramento construction

There’s a construction boom — and a construction labor shortage — in Sacramento

The Sacramento area has been experiencing a construction boom, resulting in a serious labor shortage. Demand for new homes and retail spaces is skyrocketing as...
Golden Gate bridge

Contractors work on $211 million Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier steel net

AECOM-owned Shimmick Construction Co. and Danny's Construction Co. are working on a $211 million steel net suicide barrier at the Golden Gate Bridge. The 380,000 sq....
delta emergency rock

State plans to build Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities at Stockton Port

The California Department of Water Resources is constructing Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities, a flood response base at the Port of Stockton, with...

Airgas to build two production facilities in California

Airgas USA LLC has announced that it will build two production facilities in California. The company plans to build a new liquid carbon dioxide production facility in...
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Projects and opportunities

Work underway on $3.4 million playground makeover in San Diego

The City of San Diego has broken ground on a $3.4 million project to renovate the Bonita Cove Playground. The playground is located at West...

Construction begins on Yolo County Jail expansion

Construction has started on the Yolo County Main Monroe Jail expansion and renovation project in Woodland. Lionakis is the project's architect, while construction management is...

Equinox begins construction of Castle Mountain Gold Mine

Equinox Gold says that its board of directors has approved the start of Phase 1 construction at the Castle Mountain Gold Mine. Castle Mountain is...