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McCarthy Breaks Ground on Colburn School Campus Expansion in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Colburn School, an institute for music and dance education and performance in Downtown Los Angeles, recently broke ground on a 100,000-square-foot expansion designed by Architect Frank Gehry. The new building, known as the Colburn Center, will be located adjacent to Colburn’s Grand Avenue campus …

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C.W. Driver Announces the Steel Topping Out at Malibu High School

MALIBU, CA — C.W. Driver Companies recently celebrated the steel topping out at the new Malibu High School project for Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District in Malibu, California. Before the steel beam was lifted to the highest point of the building, the C.W. Driver team, students, staff, and elected officials …

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University Teams Compete at Associated Schools of Construction Student Competition

BIG RAPIDS, MI — Rosendin, an employee-owned electrical contracting company, recently challenged college students to come up with solutions to fix a commercial project during an electrical competition. Rosendin congratulates the top three teams as winners of the 2024 Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Regions 6 & 7 Student …

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Turner and AC Martin Celebrate the Ribbon Cutting for the New Placer County HHS Building

SACRAMENTO, CA — The Turner Construction Company and AC Martin design-build team recently celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Placer County Health & Human Services (HHS) Building.

The county's first zero net energy facility covers 142,000 square feet and is designed to generate the same amount of electricity it …

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Blach Construction and Gavilan College Mark Topping Out of New Community College Campus in Hollister

HOLLISTER, CA — Blach Construction (Blach), along with stakeholders from Gavilan Joint Community College District (Gavilan), architect partners Quattrocchi Kwok Architects (QKA) and Gensler, and nearly 100 supporters and community members recently gathered for a traditional beam signing event to commemorate the topping out of Phase 1 of Gavilan’s …

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Turner Celebrates Topping Out of $2.6B San Diego International Airport Terminal 1

SAN DIEGO, CA — Turner Construction Company and joint venture partner Flatiron celebrated a major milestone at San Diego International Airport with the topping out of the $2.6 billion design-build New Terminal 1 project. The event was attended by approximately 1,200 people and included a beam signing, a catered BBQ …

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Diamondback Land Surveying Team Introduces Get Kids into Survey Program to American Grade School Students

LAS VEGAS, NV — Get Kids Into Survey, the U.K.-based STEM education project, has partnered with Las Vegas-based Diamondback Land Surveying to inspire and educate the next generation of American surveyors and geospatial professionals. Get Kids Into Survey’s goal is to see surveying and geospatial programs supported in public school …

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Cosm Team Tops Out Structural Steel on Hollywood Park Entertainment Venue

INGLEWOOD, CA — The Cosm at Hollywood Park team recently celebrated topping out the 62,000-square-foot entertainment venue’s structural steel. The Mayor of Inglewood and representatives from project partners SME Steel, Sasco, Murray Company, Anning-Johnson Company, Cosm, HKS, Wilson Meany, The Kroenke Group, …

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HGA-Designed Arts Sculpture Lab Breaks Ground at California State University, Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, CA — Designed by national interdisciplinary firm HGA, the reimagined Arts Sculpture Lab at California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State) will provide students and faculty with learning environments and studios that support the institution’s delivery of an equitable arts education in the region, preparing students for their lives …

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Crews Celebrate Topping Out of Aperture Del Mar in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA — Joined by developer Gemdale USA and end user Neurocrine Biosciences, DPR Construction recently topped out Aperture Del Mar in San Diego. More than 80 local workers from a variety of trades worked 60,700 hours without a recordable incident to bring the project to this point.

“This …

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AGC of California Unites with Construction Organizations for Mental Health Awareness Month Stand Down

SACRAMENTO, CA — The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC of California), along with Teichert Inc., Operating Engineers Local 3, and Loyalty Point Leadership, held a Mental Health Awareness Stand Down to call on the construction industry to recognize the importance of mental health for workers' safety and …

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Hundreds Celebrate the Grand Opening of ABC of Southern California's Riverside Construction Training Center

RIVERSIDE, CA — The Associated Builders and Contractors Southern California Chapter (ABC SoCal) recently hosted hundreds of community members as they cut the ribbon on their third training center in Southern California.

“Today is a celebration, but it also represents a continued commitment by ABC and our membership to supply …

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McCarthy’s Construction 101 Event Offers High School Girls Insight into Construction Careers

Thirty-three high school girls in Orange County, California, were recently introduced to potential careers and opportunities in the construction industry through McCarthy Building Companies’ Construction 101 event at the Newport Beach office. Aiming to inspire the next generation of women in construction, the full-day workshop provided a safe, hands-on …

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Erickson-Hall Completes Pacific Sky School in Del Mar Union School District

ESCONDIDO, CA — Erickson-Hall Construction Co. recently joined more than 100 educators, community members, and stakeholders to celebrate the ribbon cutting of Pacific Sky School in Del Mar Union School District. Located in San Diego, the new K-6 school was funded by the district's Measure MM passed in 2018. The …

Presidio Tunnel Tops, National Park Destination in the Presidio of San Francisco, Opens to the Public

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi along with community leaders and Partnership for the Presidio representatives celebrated the opening of Presidio Tunnel Tops. This new park destination marks the culmination of a 20-year transformation of the Presidio's waterfront. Presidio Tunnel Tops adds 14 acres to the Golden Gate …

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San Diego Unified Leaders, Kensington Community Join Franklin Elementary Students in Kicking Off Campus Modernization

SAN DIEGO, CA — A Kensington landmark is getting a major renovation from C.W. Driver Companies. Franklin Elementary STEAM Magnet School students, alumni, community members, and San Diego Unified School District representatives grabbed shovels to pose in front of a makeshift dirt mound, as part of the district’s traditional …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates Women in Construction Week with Virtual, In-Person Events Nationwide

BOSTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK — Shawmut Design and Construction participated in Women in Construction (WIC) Week with virtual and in-person celebrations in all 11 of its offices nationwide. The firm’s WIC Week activities were developed to align with this year’s theme of envision equity and comprised of employee-led sessions including guest …