Thursday, December 1, 2022

Offshore wind development lease sale set for Dec. 6

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California Construction News staff writer The Biden Administration will hold the first ever sale of offshore wind development rights off the coast of California on...

Construction material costs post double-digit increases in 2022

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California Construction News staff writer The price of materials and services used in nonresidential construction projects jumped 12.6 percent in September compared to 2021, according...

West coast leaders sign new climate deal

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California Construction News staff writer California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia governments have signed a new Statement of Cooperation (SOC), recommitting the region to climate action. The...

Hiring still a struggle as construction adds 16,000 jobs in August

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California Construction News staff writer Construction firms across the U.S. added 16,000 jobs in August, according to an analysis of federal employment data released recently...
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July construction employment trails pre-pandemic level with California gaining

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California Construction News staff writer California and Texas led construction employment in July, while levels continued to trail pre-pandemic levels in 15 states as contractors...

Contractors preparing for challenging times across the country: ABC

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California Construction News staff writer A survey by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) shows the Construction Confidence Index readings for sales, profit margins and...

Construction added 32,000 jobs in July

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California Construction News staff writer The construction industry added 32,000 jobs on net in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of...

‘Get Down Up North’ contest brings attention to construction careers

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CASE Construction Equipment is working with award-winning singer/songwriter/producer Jon Pardi to bring greater attention to careers in construction through the “Get Down Up North” contest. Five...

Construction materials up 20% from 2021

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California Construction News staff writer Construction input prices across the U.S. increased 1.9% in June compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders...

Construction job openings fall in May: ABC

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California Construction News staff writer The construction industry registered 434,000 job openings in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of a...

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Monterey Bay desalination plant approved by California Coastal Commission

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California Construction News staff writer The California Coastal Commission (Commission) has approved a development permit for intake slant wells needed to provide ocean water and...

South LA Eco-Lab receives $35 million for green job development

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California Construction News staff writer The South LA Eco Lab, a collection of environmental and economic development projects in South Los Angeles last week received...

AECOM group hired to manage California high speed rail program

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California Construction News staff writer An AECOM joint venture has been selected by the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CaHSRA) to provide program management for the...