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Legacy Award: Psomas Pounds the Pavement for Greener Infrastructure
02/16/15
Psomas diversified his engineering firm to facilitate growth, then led development of a sustainability rating system for infrastructure projects

Photo by The Beverly Hills Photographer Inc.


Legacy Award: Trailblazer Contractor Reshaped Project Delivery
02/16/15
Strategist Ken Sletten cleared the way for fast-track construction, guaranteed-maximum-price contracts and critical path scheduling

Photo courtesy of Level 10 Construction

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10/06/14 Subcontractors Enjoy Bounty of Work in California

Specialty contractors are seeing double-digit revenue growth, an influx of private funding and an increase in job complexity
09/30/14 Rains Prevent King Fire From Damaging Power, Water Infrastructure

After destroying multiple structures, the King Fire in California is 90% contained after rains assist firefighters’ efforts.
09/30/14 Controversial San Francisco Tax District Fuels Transbay Terminal

Major funding source for big San Francisco projects may face a lawsuit.
09/16/14 LAX Breaks Ground on $508M Revamp of Southwest Airlines' Terminal

The modernization at Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport will be phased, with final completion expected in 2018.
08/25/14 Officials Assess Damage, Condemn Buildings After Major Calif. Earthquake

Bridges and major roads were spared, but some buildings, water mains and gas lines were damaged in the magnitude-6.0 earthquake near Napa.
08/05/14 PG&E Faces New Criminal Charges for San Bruno Pipeline Fire

New criminal charges filed against a California utility over the 2010 San Bruno pipeline fire could add $1.5 billion in fines.
08/05/14 Purple Line Bidders Accuse L.A. Metro of Flawed Evaluation Process

Some bidders say they were not properly evaluated in L.A. Metro's best-value contract for the $1.6-billion Westside Purple Line extension project.
07/28/14 Revenue Makes Strong Comeback at Largest Contracting Firms

Contractors fueled by double-digit growth are investing in additional staff and incorporating lean construction methods to manage rising costs.
07/08/14 Foundation Work Leads to 18-month Delay for Long Beach Span

Varying soil conditions require extra foundation design work for replacement General Desmond Bridge
06/04/14 Sacramento Moves Forward with $2B Wastewater Upgrade Project

Sacramento is seeking proposals for construction of the first components on a massive upgrade to its existing treatment plant.
06/02/14 Design Firms Sustain Healthy Revenue Growth During 2013

Architects and engineers anticipate additional growth in 2014 and beyond, but warn that staffing shortages are already confronting the industry
05/12/14 California's Title 24 Energy Code Tightens Rules for Building Controls, Commissioning

Revisions to California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards take effect on July 1 and contain new rules for building controls and commissioning.
04/01/14 New California Streamlining Law Gets Mixed Reviews

The Governor is expected to release a draft of the revised CEQA guidelines in July, but reformists are mixed on whether the new rules will have an impact.
04/01/14 PG&E Expects Criminal Charges in Fatal 2010 California Blast

PG&E says it will likely face federal criminal charges related to a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people in San Bruno.
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