Saturday, January 23, 2021
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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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NAVFAC Southwest awards $750 million contract for waterfront facilities construction, renovation, repair

The Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Southwest awarded a $750 million maximum contract for new construction, repair, and renovation of waterfront facilities at...
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Construction begins on “best municipal skatepark in California”

Spohn Ranch has started construction on La Quinta’s X Park that would be "the best municipal skatepark in the State of California." The 40,000-sq.-ft. facility...

San Diego residential project secures $20.7 million construction loan

ACRES has originated a $20.7 million loan to fund the construction and stabilization of the North Park Community Center, a multifamily project featuring multifamily...