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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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13 workers injured in Oakland scaffolding collapse

Thirteen construction workers were hurt on Friday when scaffolding collapsed while they were pouring concrete at a building site in on May 28 in...
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12 contractors selected to bid for $5 billion border wall contracts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected 12 contractors to bid on horizontal construction work at the U.S.-Mexico border. The $5-billion involves the construction...

SummerHill Homes proposes live-work and retail development near San Jose’s The Alameda

SummerHill Homes has proposed residential, live-work and retail development near The Alameda in San Jose, near Google’s proposed downtown transit village. The development would include...
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Chief facilities executive for L.A. Community College district files whistleblower complaint

David Salazar, the chief facilities executive for the Los Angeles Community College District, has filed a whistleblower complaint after the district's chancellor, Francisco Rodriguez,...