Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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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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Skanska announces “high level” hirings, promotion

Skanska has announced two high level new hires in support of its building construction business in California. Additionally, the firm has also promoted a...
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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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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...
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Griffins Structures breaks ground on first $32 million phase of $1 billion Jordan Downs...

Griffins Structures, Inc. has broken ground on the first phase of a $1 billion revitalization of the Jordan Downs community in Watts. The contractor is...
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Snyder Langston starts work on $72.3 million Orange County Catholic cathedral redevelopment

Irvine-based general contractor Snyder Langston has broken ground on the massive redevelopment of Orange County's Catholic cathedral expected to cost about $72.3 million. The...
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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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Cal/OSHA cites two employers for fatal drainage shaft accident

California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) says it has cited two companies $352,570 for multiple workplace safety and health violations, including 10 serious and three...
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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...

HITT opens Bay Area office

HITT Contracting Inc., one of the country’s largest general contractors, has says it has opened a new regional office in California’s Silicon Valley. The Bay...
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Foothill Gold Line project between Glendora and Pomona starts construction

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Major construction has started on the four-station Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Glendora to Pomona. The 9.1 mile project is expected to be...
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Granite awarded $63 million construction manager/general contractor contract for Cosumnes Bridge Child Project 6

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Granite says it has been awarded the Child Project 6 (CP6) portion of the Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) contract of the Cosumnes Bridge Replacement...
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Ventus gets approval for $450 million project in Los Angeles

A new project is set to begin construction near the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. Ventus Group has received the city's permission...