Sunday, August 1, 2021

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...

Connecting with Second Call: PCL provides local opportunities for new LAFC Banc of California...

PCL says it has achieved more than its original aim of hiring 40 per cent locally for the new Banc of California Los Angeles...

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...

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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Work begins on $1.86 billion Delta Sky Way project at LAX

Delta Air Lines has announced the beginning of demolition on Terminal 3 at the Los Angeles International Airport, marking the start of the first...
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$250 million Redlands Passenger Rail breaks ground in San Bernardino County

Construction has started on the $250 million Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County. Granite says it has been awarded a $21 million contract...
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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...
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San Jose considers micro homes for homeless to appease complaining residents

San Jose officials on Dec. 4 have unveiled two designs for micro home shelters for more than 4,000 homeless people in the city. These...
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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...
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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...

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Swinerton Construction to compete $60 million Seton Medical Center renovation

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AHMC Healthcare says it has launched a $60 million project to modernize and seismically retrofit AHMC Seton Medical Center in Northern California. The year-long renovation started...
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Billion dollar San Diego project among largest in nation to start in June: Dodge

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Several of the nation's largest construction projects started in California in June, although the overall construction volume declined across the nation, according to Dodge...
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BART speeds up $3.5 billion infrastructure repair and improvement because of COVID-19 reduced service...

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More than one-quarter of the infrastructure projects on which BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) is working with Measure RR funding have now been completed,...