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July construction employment trails pre-pandemic level with California gaining

California Construction News staff writer California and Texas led construction employment in July, while levels continued to trail pre-pandemic levels in 15 states as contractors...

STARC Systems Adds a Rated Ceiling to FireblockWall

STARC Systems, a manufacturer of temporary modular wall containment solutions used for occupied renovations, says its one-hour fire-rated system, FireblockWallâ„¢, now offers a ceiling...

Contractors preparing for challenging times across the country: ABC

California Construction News staff writer A survey by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) shows the Construction Confidence Index readings for sales, profit margins and...

Construction materials up 20% from 2021

California Construction News staff writer Construction input prices across the U.S. increased 1.9% in June compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders...

Construction job openings fall in May: ABC

California Construction News staff writer The construction industry registered 434,000 job openings in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of a...
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San Francisco most expensive city on the globe to build: Turner & Townsend

California Construction News staff writer San Francisco has become the most expensive city in the world in which to build, with an average cost of...

Non-residential construction spending dips in May: ABC

California Construction News staff writer National non-residential construction spending was down by 0.6% in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of...
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L.A. building permits rebound after COVID-19

The City of Los Angeles issued 16,157 building permits in March, the greatest number of since November 2019, according to data from the city's...
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Offsite Construction Expo coming to Sacramento on June 23

The Offsite Construction Expo (OSCE) will be live in Sacramento in June and offer all attendees a focused presentation of the abilities of offsite...
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Kojo expands procurement platform ‘to every major trade’

San Francisco-baed construction procurement platform Kojo (formerly known as Agora) said in a late May statement that it plans to expand its platform to...

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Monterey Bay desalination plant approved by California Coastal Commission

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California Construction News staff writer The California Coastal Commission (Commission) has approved a development permit for intake slant wells needed to provide ocean water and...

South LA Eco-Lab receives $35 million for green job development

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California Construction News staff writer The South LA Eco Lab, a collection of environmental and economic development projects in South Los Angeles last week received...

AECOM group hired to manage California high speed rail program

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California Construction News staff writer An AECOM joint venture has been selected by the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CaHSRA) to provide program management for the...