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$16 billion water tunnel receives first regulatory approval — but many more to go...

U.S. wildlife officials have given crucial first approval Monday to California Gov. Jerry Brown’s decades-old ambitions to build two massive tunnels that would re-engineer...
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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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Construction union group calls for single-payer advocates to “tone down” attacks on Rendon

California construction union leader Robbie Hunter has called for the toning down of attacks against assembly speaker Anthony Rendon following his decision to shelve...
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Inmate construction training program shut down following reports of safety concerns, shoddy work

A program to train and employ Mendocino County inmates for construction projects, contracted by Northern California Construction Training Inc. (NCCT), has been shut down...
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Lighting Controls Association partners with California Community College System for controls curriculum

The Lighting Controls Association (LCA), a council of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), has announced a new partnership with the California Community College...
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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...
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Ameresco to build solar project for Orange Unified School District

The Orange Unified School District (OUSD) and Ameresco have announced the construction of a 2.1-MW solar project. The project consists of a combination of ground-mounted...

SeaWorld San Diego gets OK for ‘tallest, fastest’ dive coaster in California

The California Coastal Commission approved SeaWorld San Diego's dive coaster project in San Diego The park proposed a 153-foot ride called Mako that will be...

Construction begins on 125-room California Cambria Hotel

Choice Hotels International and Weintraub Real Estate Group announced the start of construction on the Cambria Hotel Calabasas – Malibu. The three-story, 125-room upscale hotel...