California Construction Trends to Watch

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California is one of the most economically successful U.S. economic recovery has been particularly good for California. In 2014, California was ranked as the largest GDP in the United States with numbers 40% higher than the runner-up, Texas.

October Events Shape the California Construction Scene

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When it comes to construction, California is considered a region in itself. In fact, California’s job growth rate continues to outdo the rest of the country. construction news california construction construction trends

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California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power

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California retains its crown as the nation's king of solar power: The Golden State was the top-ranked state in all three solar power categories in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. Read: California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power.

Is California Going to Ban Cows in the Name of Climate Change?

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So, with targets on the backs of cows, “for dairies, California will aim to reduce methane emissions. One of the many problems with that aim is California dairy cows already “produce low enteric fermentation emissions per gallon of milk“.

Good News for California Construction

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Along with a report on California’s strong job growth, the University of California, Los Angeles also stated that residential construction is spiking in the state. construction news california construction new construction

Two California Contractors Fined for Confined Space Fatality

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and subcontractor D&D Construction Specialties in southern California have been fined $352,570 by California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health for 10 serious safety violations and three willful neglect violations General contractor Tyler Development Inc.

Heroic Efforts In California

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Just like the rest of the country, California has its seen ups and downs when it comes to employment, taxes, energy and the environment. Since its launch in December 2011, HERO has created more than 10,000 local jobs through projects completed in more than 50,000 homes in California.

California Dreamin’

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California Dreamin’ appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Biotech And Pharma Business Clusters/Corridors California Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Online Features Quality Of Life Renewable Energy The Editor''s Blog U.S. - Far West california Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

California’s “Coolest” Cities Announced

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California’s “Coolest” Cities Announced appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic California Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Online Features Renewable Energy U.S. - Far West Blog-Dec-2014 California Air Resources Board Claremont Cool California City Challenge Energy Upgrade California Rancho Cucamonga Riverside

Which Company Did ENR California Name Design Firm of the Year?

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ENR California's annual Top Design Firms reported nearly $5 billion in billings during 2016 in California and Hawaii

Best Projects Winners Announced for California

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The winners listed below will be profiled in depth in the October issue of ENR California, and at two awards presentations in December – one in Los Angeles on October 4, and the other in San Francisco on October 6

China Sunergy Will Create 200 Manufacturing Jobs In California

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Read China Sunergy Will Create 200 Manufacturing Jobs In California on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. The Chinese solar company considered the East Coast and Midwest before deciding to locate its first U.S. facility at the McClennan Business Park in Sacramento, CA.

Super Sustainable LivingHomes Prefabs Taking Over California

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Amazon Adding Two New Fulfillment Facilities In California

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These new facilities will increase Amazon’s California presence to nine fulfillment centers, nine million square feet of operations and approximately 14,000 full-time hourly associates. We are thrilled that Amazon has decided to continue to expand its operations in California.”

Six Oaks Container House in California

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This 1,200 square-foot home was built with six used shipping containers in Felton, California. Container Design Modern architecture California modular Modulus residential

California Lawmakers Warn Contractors Against Building Border Wall

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The Mercury News reports three California Democrats have a warning for contractors who sign up for President Donald Trump’s border-wall construction project between the U.S.

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Big Sur Landslide Being Called California's Biggest

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State officials are still estimating the task of re-opening the famed stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway

Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State

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Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Top 10 states are MA, CA, RI, OR, VT, CT, NY, WA, MD, and MN; five states most in need of improvement are ND, WY, SD, MS, and AK.

California Includes Multifamily Housing in Benchmarking Law

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California Includes Multifamily Housing in Benchmarking Law. Buildings

California’s “Coolest” Cities Announced

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The post California’s “Coolest” Cities Announced appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic California Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Online Features Renewable Energy U.S. - Far West Blog-Dec-2014 California Air Resources Board Claremont Cool California City Challenge Energy Upgrade California Rancho Cucamonga Riverside

Which Firm Won Contractor of the Year Honors in ENR California?

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The winning firm will be profiled along with other contractors working in California and - new this year - Hawaii in the July 31 edition

State Focus: Southern California – Where The Leading Edge Lives

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State Focus: Southern California – Where The Leading Edge Lives appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Aerospace And Defense Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Topic Business Clusters/Corridors California Featured Post Location Focus Magazine Magazine Highlights Manufacturing Ports And Free Trade Zones Quality Of Life State Focus Transportation Infrastructure U.S. - Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Workers on Big California Bridge Tackle Oil Wells, Seismic Issues

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With obstacles eliminated, California's first vehicular cable-stayed bridge is on the way to a 2018 completion in Long Beach

California School Made of Shipping Containers

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The Waldorf School of Orange County, located in Costa Mesa, CA recently added 10,000 square feet of classroom space, which they achieved by using recycled shipping containers as the main building materials.

Business Report: California – Sacramento County Plans For The “Next Economy”

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Business Report: California – Sacramento County Plans For The “Next Economy” appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Business Report California Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Magazine Magazine Highlights Renewable Energy U.S. - Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. The Capital Region Prosperity Plan sets six priorities, including an “ecosystem” for innovators and entrepreneurs.

California Faucets adds third facility to accommodate continuing growth

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To meet continued and accelerating growth, California Faucets has recently expanded its operations to include a third manufacturing facility. read more. Bath/Kitchen Management

California Awards Kiewit Contract for Oroville Spillways Repair

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At what price did Kiewit win the contract

ENR California Announces Top Young Professionals

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The program honors individuals who have built extraordinary industry portfolios in just a few short years

Volvo Reveals Results of California Hybrid Loader Test

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Volvo Construction Equipment’s prototype LX1 electric hybrid wheel loader, teased as far back as 2008 and unveiled to the press and potential customers last September in Sweden, finally has some real world results under its belt.

California lawmakers may take action to address contractor negligence

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California lawmakers heard testimony recently from victims of a deadly balcony collapse in Berkeley last summer as they consider a bill to address contractor negligence.

California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Electric Grid

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California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Electric Grid originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Asia-Pacific’s smart grid market ‘to earn $13bn’ California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Electric Grid.

Colored Solar Panels Hit California Market

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The solar panels have ETL safety certification to UL1703 and a listing by the California Energy Commission, said Colored Solar in a company release. Solar Technology alternative energy California Colored Solar Gold Coast Solar

PG&E Guilty of Federal Charges in California Pipeline Blast

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A federal jury found California’s largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, guilty on Tuesday of violating pipeline safety regulations and misleading investigators before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California killed six people and destroyed 38 homes in 2010.

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Diego

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Overall Spending Expected to Fall 8% This Year, But It Will Remain Well Above 2014 and 2015 Levels

Seismic Code Update Drives California Business

ENR Construction

Since Los Angeles joined San Francisco Bay Area cities last October in tightening seismic standards for non-ductile concrete buildings and multi-family, wood-frame structures with parking underneath (ENR 11/9/15 p. 16), seismic retrofit work in those cities has been booming

California Bill to Blacklist Border Wall Contractors Step Closer

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In an 8 to 3 vote Tuesday, California's Senate Committee on Governmental Organization took another step towards passing SB30 that bars any business involved with building the barrier wall between the U.S. and Mexico from doing business with California.

California Infrastructure Leaders Tout 'Post-Renewable' Era

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With several large, grid-scale battery-storage facilities opening in quick succession in Southern California, pundits say the state has taken a leading role in developing infrastructure to hold renewable power generated during low-demand periods, using it to supply customers during peak hours