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Autodesk acquires PlanGrid for $875 million — the company’s largest-ever purchase

Autodesk, Inc. based in San Rafael says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlanGrid, a provider of construction productivity software, for $875...
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Lumber, building supply dealers see business surge a year after Northern California wildfires

Northern California lumber and building supply dealers are seeing a surge in business a  year after the devastating wildfire emergency. The North Bay Business Journal...
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CSG acquires Constar Construction Supply’s two locations

Construction Supply Group (CSG) says it has acquired Constar Construction Supply, a construction supply distributor operating two branches in Clovis and Bakersfield since 1997. CSG...
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Steel tariffs: What will their consequence be for California’s construction industry?

How much will President Trump's plans to implement a 25 per cent tariff on imported steel and 10 per cent on aluminum cost California's...
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Irvine-based Navien celebrates selling one million condensing units

Navien, with its US headquarters in Irvine, says it has sold one million condensing units, describing the accomplishment as a "first in the industry". “The...
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Sunnyvale-based Trimble acquires e-Builder

Sunnyvale-based Trimble says it has acquired privately-held e-Builder, a SaaS-based construction program management solution for capital program owners and program management firms. e-Builder extends Trimble's...

HoloBuilder partners with Autodesk for BIM 360 integration to improve project documentation

Digital construction sites provider HoloBuilder Inc. says it has joined forces with construction software developer Autodesk to develop a new cross-platform integration in the...
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Berkley Design Professional first to offer “per project primary limits” coverage

Berkley Design Professional (Berkley DP) says it has become the first provider in the architects and engineers professional liability segment to offer “per project...
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Vulcan acquires Polaris Materials to provide aggregates for California markets

Vulcan Materials Company, which says it is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, has  announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire...
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Anniversaries and milestones: How to obtain powerful positive publicity for your practice or business

If your business is celebrating an anniversary, milestone, or significant achievement, California Construction News (CCN) can help you communicate your good news story with...
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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,...