Friday, May 29, 2020

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...

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...
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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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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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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...
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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...

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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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...
Powering Title 24 Solar Carports

Solar carports comply with Title 24 provisions and create revenues, says solar company

SDC Energy says it has launched a program with partners Baja Construction and Grid Technologies to create revenue generating opportunities under Title 24 solar...
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Projects and opportunities

Granite wins $10M highway paving contract

Granite has been awarded a contract for the Highway 1 Overlay near Gualala  in Mendocino County by the California Department of Transportation. The $10 million...

San Jose extends construction hours for larger projects

A new emergency order has extended construction hours for large projects in San Jose. The order, signed by San Jose City Manager Dave Sykes last...

Bowe Contractors gets approval for office building

Bowe Contractors has received approval to build an office building in Tehachapi. In a recent meeting, the Tehachapi Planning Commission approved the architectural design and...