Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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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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BNBuilders awarded $4.3 million Mile Square Regional Park in Orange County

BNBuilders says it has been awarded the County of Orange's $4.3 million Mile Square Regional Park (MISQ) Multi-Purpose Facility. The contractor says the Fountain Valley...
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Pterodactyl office in Culver City wins national steel design award

The Pterodactyl office building in Culver City has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards...
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San Francisco Public Utilities Commission awards $939 million water pollution control plant project

MWH Constructors and Webcor Builders, in a construction joint venture, have been awarded a $939 million contract by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...

Working on the Lake Oroville Spillway: DWR video

California's Department of Water Resources (DWR) has posted some update videos on the Lake Oroville Spillway repair progress. The aging Oroville Dam, the tallest dam in...

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...
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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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North Coast spending millions on transportation infrastructure

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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

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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

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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...