Sunday, December 8, 2019
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Arsons vex residential construction projects in Oakland area

The fire that consumed an apartment and retail complex being built near downtown Oakland on July 7 wasn’t the first to rip through a...
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There’s a construction boom — and a construction labor shortage — in Sacramento

The Sacramento area has been experiencing a construction boom, resulting in a serious labor shortage. Demand for new homes and retail spaces is skyrocketing as...
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Contractors work on $211 million Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier steel net

AECOM-owned Shimmick Construction Co. and Danny's Construction Co. are working on a $211 million steel net suicide barrier at the Golden Gate Bridge. The 380,000 sq....

Airgas to build two production facilities in California

Airgas USA LLC has announced that it will build two production facilities in California. The company plans to build a new liquid carbon dioxide production facility in...
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San Francisco Public Utilities Commission awards $939 million water pollution control plant project

MWH Constructors and Webcor Builders, in a construction joint venture, have been awarded a $939 million contract by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...
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Immigrant construction workers rescued from forced labor ring in Hayward: US Attorney

Nearly a dozen immigrant workers were rescued from a forced labor ring in Northern California in late August. The office of U.S. Attorney Brian Stretch...
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Montage Hotels & Resorts to construct new resort and residences for Sonoma County

Montage Hotels & Resorts has announced its plans to manage and operate a new resort development in California’s Sonoma County. The first phase of development...
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Northern California struggles to rebuild homes after wildfire, faces labor shortage problems

Following the recent wildfire crisis, considered as the most destructive in state history, Northern California homeowners are struggling to find construction workers to rebuild...
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Autodesk acquires PlanGrid for $875 million — the company’s largest-ever purchase

Autodesk, Inc. based in San Rafael says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlanGrid, a provider of construction productivity software, for $875...
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San Jose considers micro homes for homeless to appease complaining residents

San Jose officials on Dec. 4 have unveiled two designs for micro home shelters for more than 4,000 homeless people in the city. These...
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Orange County Museum of Art begins $73 million construction project

The Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) started work on the museum’s new building at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. The...

Sterling selected by CalTrans for $43.6 million highway projects

Sterling Construction Co. says that its subsidiary Myers & Sons Construction has been selected by the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) for two California...

Ground broken for 135-unit multifamily building in Walnut Creek

Anton DevCo has started construction of Anton NoMa, a 135-unit mixed-use development located at 1910 N. Main St. in Walnut Creek. Anton NoMa is a...