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San Francisco reports six highest construction employment growth in nation: AGCA report

Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) says construction employment thrived in parts of...
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Dodge Momentum Index falls in May

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 1.0% in May to 141.0 (2000=100) from the revised April reading of 142.4, despite two large California projects moving...
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California man convicted related to scheme to embezzle $3.1 million from Beck Group in...

A 43-year-old California man has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction related to a scheme to embezzle $3.1 from the Beck Group...
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Environmentalists, building trades not on same page — creating California Democratic Party fractures

Tensions between blue collar unions -- especially representing construction workers -- and environmentalists are creating fractures within the Democratic Party in California, Politico reports. .The...
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Some California communities experienced construction boom in past year, others bust, AGCA data

Some areas of California boomed in terms of construction employment in the past year, but others experienced a bust, according to US Labor department...
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Trump administration pulls plug on $925 million high speed rail grant, seeks $2.5 billion...

The Trump administration has told the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) that it is ending its agreement to help fund the bullet train project,...
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Construction input prices continue to rise, says ABC

Construction input prices increased 0.9% in April on a monthly basis and 2.4% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated...
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Construction jobs increase by 33,000 in April — Industry unemployment falls to 4.7%, lowest...

Construction employment increased by 33,000 jobs in April and by 256,000 or 3.5 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed...
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Nonresidential spending falls slightly in March, but private construction hits a new high, says...

According to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released on May 1, national nonresidential construction spending declined 0.3%...
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Four killed in Seattle Google campus crane collapse

Four people were killed in Seattle, Washington on April 27 when a tower crane on a new Google campus building collapsed, smashing into six...

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AGC of California honors contractors at 2024 award ceremony

California Construction News staff writer The Associated General Contractors of California recognized several contractors at the annual Installation and Awards Gala in San Francisco earlier...

Truxel Bridge comment period ends today

Today is the last day to complete an online questionnaire and provide comments on the Truxel Bridge concept and feasibility study. The City of Sacramento...

Oakland awarded $14.3 million to build 40 modular homes

California Construction News staff writer The City of Oakland has been awarded $14.3 million in State of California Homekey funds to develop vacant city-owned land...