Friday, January 21, 2022
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Dodge Momentum Index declines In December

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 3% in December to 166.4 (2000=100), down from the revised November reading of 170.7. The Momentum Index, issued by...
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SMPS Pacific Regional Conference scheduled for Jan 19 – 21 in Sacramento

The Society for Marketing Professional Service's (SMPS) Pacific Region Conference is scheduled for Sacramento from Jan. 19 to 21, 2022. Organizers have lined up a...
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Tech is not just for general contractors (sponsored)

Sponsored feature So many small, medium and even large sized subcontractors dismiss tech solutions as too expensive or too complicated for their needs. This is a...
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SmartBuild among 15 members of ABC’s TechAlliance consortium

SmartBuild is participating in the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)'s second annual TechAlliance—a consortium of firms that create construction technology and innovative solutions for association...
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Non-residential construction employment rises in November, says ABC

The construction industry added 31,000 jobs on net in November, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of data released today by...
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Construction spending rebounds in October: ICI growth nationally offsets residential decline – AGC

Total construction spending edged higher in October, as gains in public and private project types outmatched decreases in single- and multifamily residential outlays, according...
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California gains construction jobs in October though overall numbers still 2.3% below pandemic’s start

California ranks 28th in the nation in job losses during the pandemic overall, but the most recent data indicates it is recovering faster than...
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Higher construction materials prices increasing construction project prices: Supply-chain and labor woes continue: AGC

Rising construction materials prices appear to be starting to drive up the price of construction projects, according to an analysis by the Associated General...
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Honda tests prototype Autonomous Work Vehicle at solar construction site with Black & Veatch

Honda and Black & Veatch have successfully tested the prototype Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV) at New Mexico construction site. During the month-long field test,...
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Build Caifornia e-cademy introduces young students to construction industry

The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) and AGC Construction Education Foundation (CEF) have launched the Build California e-cademy to "prepare the next generation...

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Oakland A’s move closer to building waterfront ballpark and mixed-use development

Oakland's planning commission on Jan. 19 signed off on a 3,500-page environmental impact report that moved the Oakland A’s another base closer to building...
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Santa Monica starts work on $72 million water treatment plant, Olympic Well Field

The City of Santa Monica has taken a significant step toward a self-reliant water future as expansions to the Arcadia Water Treatment Plant (WTP)...

Skanska selected to oversee construction advisory services of Southeast Los Angeles Cultural Center

Skanska says that its program management and consulting group, Skanska Integrated Solutions (SIS), has been selected as the construction management advisor for the Southeast...