Sunday, April 21, 2024

‘Historic’ climate investments top $15 billion

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The State of California will receive more than $15 billion from the federal government for climate projects/ The funding comes through President Biden’s signature pieces...

Non-residential construction adds 12,000 jobs in December

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California Construction News staff writer The construction industry added 17,000 jobs on net in December, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of...

Construction counting on public sector, data center and manufacturing projects to offset declines

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California Construction News staff writer Construction contractors have a mixed outlook for 2024, as contractors struggle to cope with significant labor shortages, impacts of higher...

AGC takes Biden administration to court over plan to expand Davis-Bacon Law

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California Construction News staff writer The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) filed a lawsuit in federal court this week to block the Biden Administration’s “unlawful” effort to...

California’s B.F. Sisk Dam’s $1-billion expansion underway

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California Construction News staff writer A $1 billion project to expand the B.F. Sisk Dam in California’s Central Valley was approved in October by the...

Civil contractors expect project backlog increase as infrastructure funding kicks In: Study

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About 78 per cent of civil and infrastructure construction firms expect their project backlog to increase or remain the same over the next year...

California and Chinese province of Hainan partner to fight climate change

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California Construction News staff writer California has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Chinese province of Hainan to support the global fight against...

NLC report shows infrastructure remains top priority for American mayors

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California Construction News staff writer The National League of Cities (NLC) has released the 2023 State of the Cities report, an annual review of mayoral...

$1.5 billion announced for 15 port infrastructure projects

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California Construction News staff writer More than $1.5 billion – including $450 million for zero-emission infrastructure, locomotives, vessels and vehicles – will fund 15 projects...

California leads states for monthly construction job gains in May

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California Construction News staff writer Construction employment increased in 42 states and the District of Columbia in May from a year earlier, while only 24...

Projects and opportunities

Ameresco launches construction of $140 million biogas project near Elk Grove

California Construction News staff writer Ameresco, a cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, has started construction on an advanced technology biogas cogeneration...

$60.6 million awarded to strengthen climate-resilient transportation infrastructure

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California Construction News staff writer California has secured $60.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to bolster climate-resilient transportation infrastructure across the...

West Hollywood approves design for log cabin renovation

California Construction News staff writer The City of West Hollywood has released design renderings for the historic Log Cabin building renovation. The site houses the...