Monday, October 18, 2021
Lee Howard report

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...
lighting control

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...
d&dconstruction

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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LA construction rebounds: $7.3 billion in permits projected for FY 2021-22

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Construction in the first quarters of fiscal year 2021-22 in Los Angeles has rebounded solidly from the same period last year, according to data...
flood mitigation

$87 million in government funding awarded to California urban flood mitigation

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More than $87 million in grant funding has been awarded to a diverse set of projects that will guard against urban flooding and deliver...
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$500 million The Star in Hollywood largest commercial project to enter planning in September...

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The Star, a proposed $500 million office tower on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard, is the largest commercial project in the nation to enter planning stages,...