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Residential construction worker shortage fuelled by poor pay, risky working conditions and shrinking labor...

California needs at least 200,000 new residential construction workers - but the pay is not competitive, working conditions are risky, training is scarce and...
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California GovOps and WoodWorks to award $500,000 in mass timber building competition

The California Government Operations Agency (GovOps) will award $500,000 in grants as part of the 2019 California Mass Timber Building Competition. The grants will...
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Swinerton Renewable Energy builds 200-megawatt Central Valley solar installation

California’s largest solar installation built exclusively for a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) agency has broken ground in California’s Central Valley. Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE),...
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Dodge Momentum Index moves lower in September

The Dodge Momentum Index dropped 2.6 percent in September to 159.5 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 163.7. The Momentum Index is a...
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Dodge Momentum Index falters in August

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 2.9% in August to 164.1 (2000=100) from the revised July reading of 169.0. The Momentum Index is a monthly...
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California construction booming for the state’s largest contractors: ENR

California contractors are "riding a tidal wave of plans and projects," Engineering News-Record (ENR) reports. The engineering publication says in a recent story that...
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Design and Construction Report: Spring 2018 magazine issue published

The spring, 2018 Design and Construction Report magazine has been published. You can view it online at this link. Features and stories include: Steel tariffs:...
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Ameresco to build solar project for Orange Unified School District

The Orange Unified School District (OUSD) and Ameresco have announced the construction of a 2.1-MW solar project. The project consists of a combination of ground-mounted...

SeaWorld San Diego gets OK for ‘tallest, fastest’ dive coaster in California

The California Coastal Commission approved SeaWorld San Diego's dive coaster project in San Diego The park proposed a 153-foot ride called Mako that will be...

Construction begins on 125-room California Cambria Hotel

Choice Hotels International and Weintraub Real Estate Group announced the start of construction on the Cambria Hotel Calabasas – Malibu. The three-story, 125-room upscale hotel...