Friday, January 21, 2022

Crane topples in downtown Sacramento, adding a surprise to 60-year-old civil engineer’s birthday party

A massive construction crane toppled in downtown Sacramento on Aug. 14, adding some bonus excitement to a civil engineer's nearby birthday party but fortunately...
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PA modular builder takes over bankrupt Katerra’s Tracy factory, to resume production

Philadelphia-baed Volumetric Building Cos., a modular builder focused on multifamily housing, has received approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of...

Terra-Gen confirms financing for world’s largest integrated solar powered battery storage project

Renewable energy provider Terra-Gen, LLC says it has completed financing on the initial phase of its Edwards Sanborn Solar Storage facility in Kern County. The...
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Environmentalists sue to block demolition of Capitol annex

An environmental group says it is suing several state agencies to block the demolition of the California Capitol annex. The executive and legislative offices...

Granite wins $20 million bike trail project in Sacramento area

Granite has won the $20 million Union Valley Bike Trail Extension project from Sacramento Municipal Utility District, serving the area between Placerville and South...
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CHSRA releases final environmental impact statement/report for Bakersfield to Palmdale project section

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) says it has released the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the approximately 80-mile Bakersfield to Palmdale...
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AgLand Renewables receives California Competes tax credit to build multiple bioconversion facilities

AgLand Renewables LLC, the California subsidiary of Maryland-based CleanBay Renewables Inc., says it has been selected by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic...

Project manager sues former lead investor of collapsed Sacramento MLS stadium, alleging $2.3 million...

Construction project manager ICON Venue Group is suing the former lead investor of Sacramento's collapsed Major League Soccer stadium deal for fraud and breach...
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Granite awarded $12 million CMAR runway rehabilitation project in central California

Granite says it has been awarded a contract by the County of San Luis Obispo for the construction phase of the Runway 11-29 Rehabilitation...

Harper gets $36 million project for radiographic building at NAWS China Lake

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Southwest has awarded a $36 million firm-fixed-price task order to Harper Construction Co. under a multiple award construction contract...

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Oakland A’s move closer to building waterfront ballpark and mixed-use development

Oakland's planning commission on Jan. 19 signed off on a 3,500-page environmental impact report that moved the Oakland A’s another base closer to building...
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Santa Monica starts work on $72 million water treatment plant, Olympic Well Field

The City of Santa Monica has taken a significant step toward a self-reliant water future as expansions to the Arcadia Water Treatment Plant (WTP)...

Skanska selected to oversee construction advisory services of Southeast Los Angeles Cultural Center

Skanska says that its program management and consulting group, Skanska Integrated Solutions (SIS), has been selected as the construction management advisor for the Southeast...