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California signs $225 million in contracts to supply materials for 3,000 miles of broadband...

California's state government has awarded two contracts totalling about $225 million to vendors supplying the materials to build 3,000 miles of broadband infrastructure. The California...
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Clark Pacific aims for 100% renewable energy with solar arrays

Prefabricated building systems manufacturer Clark Pacific says it plans to install solar arrays across all of its facilities, transitioning its consumption to nearly 100%...
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California laws SB 721 and SB 326: Using video borescopes for inspecting balconies...

In response to the 2015 deck collapse in Berkeley which caused six fatalities, California legislation signed into law SB 721 and SB 326 requiring...
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San Francisco city DA cites construction companies responsible for Bayview dust pollution

San Francisco officials have issued cease and desist orders to four companies allegedly violating zoning laws and adversely impacting residential neighborhoods. The construction businesses...

Safety organizations in California and Kansas are first to approve STARC Systems’ FireblockWall™

California Construction News special feature STARC Systems, a manufacturer of temporary modular wall containment solutions used for occupied renovations and infection isolation, says the California...
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Siteline raises $15 million in venture capital for its construction billing platform

San Francisco-based Construction billing platform Siteline says it raised $15 million Series A funding on Feb. 25, led by Menlo Ventures with participation from...
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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...

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute honors San Francisco project with craftsmanship award

The University of California San Francisco Housing at the Tidelands has been honored with the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s (PCI) 2021 Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award. The...
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PA modular builder takes over bankrupt Katerra’s Tracy factory, to resume production

Philadelphia-baed Volumetric Building Cos., a modular builder focused on multifamily housing, has received approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of...
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A major upgrade for High-Performance Building Design in California

IES Ltd. says it has provided a major upgrade to the construction industry in California with the release of IESVE 2021 Feature Pack 2...

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Critical infrastructure construction underway at HOPE San Francisco sites

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...

10 communities share $17 million to address homelessness

California Construction News staff writer Ten communities from Mendocino County to San Diego will share $17 million in family homelessness challenge grant funds with the...
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Santa Cruz and Santa Clara receive $24.9 million to convert hotels to housing

California Construction News staff writer Santa Jose and Santa Clara were awarded $24.9 million to create 79 homes with a focus on homeless youth through...