Friday, May 29, 2020
Calexico border

DHS gives go-ahead to Calexico border wall stretch: Contract award expected in November

The Trump administration has waived environmental laws and other reviews to replace a small stretch of border wall in Calexico, the second time it...
Welder on High Steel - San Francisco

Steel tariffs: What will their consequence be for California’s construction industry?

How much will President Trump's plans to implement a 25 per cent tariff on imported steel and 10 per cent on aluminum cost California's...
Elihu M Harris Building

Willdan awarded $9.8 million in California Department of General Services energy savings performance contracts

Willdan Group, Inc. says it has been selected to provide $9.8 million in turnkey energy savings performance contracts for public facilities in California. These...
Fig+Pico Convention Center Hotel

Los Angeles approves $103M tax break for 1,130-room Fig+Pico hotel project

On Dec. 2, Los Angeles City Council granted $103 million in tax breaks to the developer of a hotel project that would bring 1,130...
GOP tax plan

GOP tax plan will endanger California’s affordable housing, Democrats assert in letter to Congress

A day after Republican leaders unveiled their tax proposal on Oct. 30, California Democrats penned a letter to the United States House of Representatives...
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Iron Workers’ safety standard updates to take effect January 2018

The Iron Workers’ comprehensive safety standard updates for reinforcing steel and post-tensioning activities will take effect January 2018 as the California Occupational Safety and...
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Construction jobs increase by 33,000 in April — Industry unemployment falls to 4.7%, lowest...

Construction employment increased by 33,000 jobs in April and by 256,000 or 3.5 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed...
Millennium Tower sinking

Expert panel says San Francisco’s building codes need to be rewritten and tall buildings...

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An expert panel says San Francisco’s building codes are inadequate to deal a large earthquake's aftermath and called for both the inspection and retrofitting...
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San Diego County approves $25M for affordable housing projects

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors has authorized the county to enter into negotiations and award up to $25 million to developers for...

Sonoma County development under scrutiny

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Plans to create a residential development as well a hotel in Healdsburg are meeting with opposition. The North Bay Business Journal reports that the developer...
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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...