Monday, October 14, 2019
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California’s $21 billion bullet train tunnel fund not enough, taxpayers could be in trouble

While engineers at the California High-Speed Rail Authority are not worried, several experts are doubting that the $21 billion budget allocated for an anticipated...
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Northern California struggles to rebuild homes after wildfire, faces labor shortage problems

Following the recent wildfire crisis, considered as the most destructive in state history, Northern California homeowners are struggling to find construction workers to rebuild...
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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 starts on border wall prototypes in California

Contractors have broken ground on eight prototypes for President Trump’s long-promised border wall. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) announced that the companies would...
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Blueprint 2025 US infrastructure coalition requests administration action on Cadiz Water Infrastructure Project

Blueprint 2025 says  that it joined the North American Building Trades Unions( NAABTU) in a written request to the Secretaries of the U.S. Departments...
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Construction wage liability bill passes legislature despite business opposition

A contentious proposal that would put California builders on the hook for wage theft violations by their subcontractors has advanced to Gov. Jerry Brown...
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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...
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Oroville Dam failure blamed on bad design and inadequate state and federal oversight: Experts’...

Bad design and construction of the tallest U.S. dam a half-century ago and inadequate state and federal oversight since then led to a disastrous...
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AGC-CA and industry supporters collect more than $300,000 to fight against Sen. Newman recall...

Construction industry organizations have raised more than $300,000 to support Sen. Josh Newman, who faces a recall election after voting in support for SB1,...
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Immigrant construction workers rescued from forced labor ring in Hayward: US Attorney

Nearly a dozen immigrant workers were rescued from a forced labor ring in Northern California in late August. The office of U.S. Attorney Brian Stretch...
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Projects and opportunities

Construction on Thatcher Yard project to begin in 2020

Construction on the Thatcher Yard development in Los Angeles is set to kick off in 2020. Featuring 98 units of affordable and supportive housing for...
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Kiewit-Parsons JV wins $2.1 billion contract for Glendora to Montclair LRT project

The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority has signed a design-build contract to start construction of a $2.1 billion light rail project, covering 12.3 miles...
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Windy Hill Property Ventures secures $61.5 million construction loan for Redwood City project

Windy Hill Property Ventures says it has landed a $61.5 million construction loan for 610 Walnut Street, a ground-up office development in downtown Redwood...