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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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Dodge Momentum Index declines In September: $200 million San Jose office project among nation’s...

The Dodge Momentum Index fell in September, moving 8.4% lower to 116.4 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 127.1.The Momentum Index is a...
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East Bay Times: Accused of working without license, electrical firm sues group for investigating...

An Antioch-based electrical company accused of letting employees work without an electrician’s license has sued a union-affiliated group for investigating the firm without an...
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DIRTT to co-ordinate interior construction of Sutter Health project in downtown San Francisco

DIRTT Environmental Solutions along with its local California partner One Workplace, says it has been selected by Sutter Health for the comprehensive interior construction...
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150,000 sq. ft. mixed-use building planned for downtown Walnut Creek in East Bay

Plans are moving forward for a new six-story project in downtown Walnut Creek, in the East Bay, replacing a former McDonalds at the 1380...
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Oroville Dam failure blamed on bad design and inadequate state and federal oversight: Experts’...

Bad design and construction of the tallest U.S. dam a half-century ago and inadequate state and federal oversight since then led to a disastrous...
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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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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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Metro, ARTT to begin construction talks on Dodger Stadium Gondola

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, better known as Metro, has signed a letter of intent with Aerial Rapid Transit Technologies...
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Work starts on SF State student housing project

American Campus Communities says it has has started building a new on-campus student housing development in a public-private partnership with San Francisco...

Bill proposed for building more affordable homes in California

Senators Jim Beall and Mike McGuire are advocating for a comprehensive policy and funding legislation focused on housing that is affordable for seniors, nurses,...