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Video shows progress on $500 million Oroville Dam spillway project

California's Department of Water Resources has released a video showing progress on a $500 million project to build a new main spillway at the...
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Major July Oakland construction fire cause still undetermined: ATF

Fire officials say they are unable to determine the cause of a July 7 fire last month that destroyed an Oakland apartment building that...
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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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Court ruling could cost California high speed rail project $15 billion, four years in...

A recent California Supreme Court ruling favoring environmentalists opposing the state’s reopening of an abandoned lumber train may cost the state’s $46 billion over-budget...
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Massive $6.7 billion mixed use development on Santa Clara landfill clears environmental, regulatory hurdles

The Related Companies’ have proposed building a $6.7 billion mixed-use complex with as many as 1,680 housing units on a former Santa Clara landfill. The...
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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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Inmate construction training program shut down following reports of safety concerns, shoddy work

A program to train and employ Mendocino County inmates for construction projects, contracted by Northern California Construction Training Inc. (NCCT), has been shut down...
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Bay Area CLC tours San Francisco’s new $1 billion Transbay Transit Center

The Bay Area Construction Leadership Council (CLC) of the Associated General Contractors of California recently toured San Francisco's new Transbay Transit Center. The center will...
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Cynthia Keefe to be regional director, health at HDR

HDR says it has appointed architect Cynthia Keeffe as a regional director for health in the San Francisco architecture studio, focusing on the west...

HITT opens Bay Area office

HITT Contracting Inc., one of the country’s largest general contractors, has says it has opened a new regional office in California’s Silicon Valley. The Bay...
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Construction begins on Millennium’s mixed-use project in Sunnyvale

Millennium Hotels and Resorts, a division of hospitality management and real estate group Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc, broke ground on the site of...

Port of Oakland selects Hill International for construction services

Hill International says that it has won a three-year contract to provide on-call construction management services for federally-funded projects for the Port of Oakland. Hill...

Caltrain begins construction in San Mateo

Caltrain has started electrification-related work in San Mateo near the Hillsdale Shopping Center. The project involves pole and wire installation as well as construction of...