Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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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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Construction job openings increase in April, says ABC

The construction industry registered 449,000 job openings in April, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau...

Construction contract name slip-up sets stage for three years of litigation, possible $2 million...

What happens when you accidentally name the wrong entity in a construction contract, when you control two entities with substantially similar names that are...
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Inside Modular podcasts offers insights into commercial modular building sector

Contractors and suppliers can learn about commercial modular building construction through the Modular Building institute's (MBI)'s Inside Modular podcast. The podcast delves into issues impacting...
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California construction employment slumps 1.4% in April: AGC

Recent federal construction employment data indicates that California is recovering relatively poorly from the COVID-19 pandemic and there was a sharp drop in employment...
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Non-residential construction input prices soar 21 percent from April 2021 to last last month:...

Prices of materials and services used in new nonresidential construction leaped nearly 21 percent in April from year-ago levels, according to an analysis by...
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California construction employment flat since start of pandemic: AGC

Statewide, California construction employment has been flat since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but results vary significantly in different communities, according to an...
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HomeAid San Diego’s WORKS program graduates first construction training cohort

HomeAid San Diego, a nonprofit organization working to provide services to mitigate the housing crisis in San Diego County, says seven students have completed...
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School construction projects slowed by pandemic, Maas Companies Inc., sees hope supply chain problems...

Construction project timeline delays, increased material costs, labor shortages, and supply chain lags stemming from the pandemic have reportedly affected 70 percent of construction...
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Nonresidential construction adds 11,300 jobs in March; employment now exceeds pre-pandemic ;evels, Says ABC

The construction industry added 19,000 jobs on net in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of data released on April...

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North Coast spending millions on transportation infrastructure

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California Construction News staff writer The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has announced more than $3 billion to fund repairs and improvements on transportation infrastructure across...

Ground-breaking launches $1 billion B.F. Sisk Dam safety modification project

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California Construction News staff writer A $1-billion upgrade to the B.F. Sisk Dam in California’s Central Valley was launched this month as part of an...

Critical infrastructure construction underway at HOPE San Francisco sites

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California Construction News staff writer Construction has started on extensive infrastructure improvements at Sunnydale and Hunters View, to prepare sites for construction of more than...