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California construction employment flat since start of pandemic: AGC

Statewide, California construction employment has been flat since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but results vary significantly in different communities, according to an...
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School construction projects slowed by pandemic, Maas Companies Inc., sees hope supply chain problems...

Construction project timeline delays, increased material costs, labor shortages, and supply chain lags stemming from the pandemic have reportedly affected 70 percent of construction...
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Restoration Builders expands to California by acquiring abcSAGE, Inc.

Restoration Builders, Inc. based in Scottsdale AZ, says it  has acquired abcSAGE, Inc., headquartered in Murrietta. The builder says in a March 31 statement that...
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Worker dies in L.A. Metro Purple Line construction site accident

A construction worker on the $3.1 billion Los Angeles Metro's Purple Line project died on March 23. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority confirmed...
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AGC of California honors award winners at 2022 installation and awards gala

Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California has announced the winners of the Constructor Awards, the Construction Education Friend Award and Achievement Awards. "Every year, we...
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San Francisco city DA cites construction companies responsible for Bayview dust pollution

San Francisco officials have issued cease and desist orders to four companies allegedly violating zoning laws and adversely impacting residential neighborhoods. The construction businesses...
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Construction workers uncover mummified body at Oakland convention center project

Construction workers at the Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland discovered a mummified body inside a wall on March 9, but authorities say foul play...
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Siteline raises $15 million in venture capital for its construction billing platform

San Francisco-based Construction billing platform Siteline says it raised $15 million Series A funding on Feb. 25, led by Menlo Ventures with participation from...
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AvalonBay Communities selects contractor for 55-property apartment renovations

Greython Construction says it has been selected by AvalonBay Communities to be the vendor for the apartment renovations throughout their 55-property portfolio in Southern...
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Lawyers assert success in enforcement of California construction service company’s employment non-solicitation provisions

Lawyers say they have won a case regarding enforcement of  non-solicitation provisions in an employment contract for their client, Blue Mountain Enterprises, a Vacaville-based...

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North Coast spending millions on transportation infrastructure

California Construction News staff writer The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has announced more than $3 billion to fund repairs and improvements on transportation infrastructure across...

Ground-breaking launches $1 billion B.F. Sisk Dam safety modification project

California Construction News staff writer A $1-billion upgrade to the B.F. Sisk Dam in California’s Central Valley was launched this month as part of an...

Critical infrastructure construction underway at HOPE San Francisco sites

California Construction News staff writer Construction has started on extensive infrastructure improvements at Sunnydale and Hunters View, to prepare sites for construction of more than...