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Cal/OSHA urges companies to keep workers cool

Temperatures are expected to soar into the 100-degree range over the next week. And not every occupation has the benefit of an air-conditioned office. Accuweather, a private weather forecasting service,…

UC Merced offers construction apprenticeship program

UC Merced offers construction apprenticeship program

By Sim Risso Business Journal Writer srisso@cvbizjournal.com MERCED — With the recent push by the state and federal government to improve infrastructure, there’s a need for skilled infrastructure construction laborers.…

Work continuing on 11th Street Bridge replacement project in Tracy

Stage two of the construction on Tracy’s 11th Street Bridge replacement is about 70 percent complete, according to a project update provided by the City of Tracy. The bridge crosses…

California unemployment rate decreases in March

In data released by the State of California Employment Development Department today, unemployment numbers for March dropped by 0.5 percent over March of 2016. Employment increased to 19,300 jobs in…

Stockton developers to get deferment on some fees

Stockton developers to get deferment on some fees

STOCKTON — Developers who want to build non-residential projects in Stockton will get some relief on the timing of fees. Rather than paying development impact fees at the time a…

Construction costs hamper housing starts

Construction costs hamper housing starts

STOCKTON — Those hoping to ring in the new year with a search for a new house should bring a lot patience and cash. If the buyer is hoping to…

Stockton engineering firm wins state Engineering Excellence Award

SACRAMENTO — Kjeldsen, Sinnock & Neudeck, Inc. of Stockton, earned an Honor Award among the Engineering Excellence Awards given by the American Council of Engineering Companies of California. The company was honored…

New logistics center under construction in Lathrop

New logistics center under construction in Lathrop

LATHROP — Lathrop will soon be home to a new logistics center. Dermody Properties is developing a 622,726-square-foot industrial facility at 2131-2301 E. Louise Ave. “Lathrop is a perfect fit…

Monte Vista Avenue to be closed to allow railroad maintenance

Monte Vista Avenue to be closed to allow railroad maintenance

TURLOCK — Monte Vista Avenue will be closed at Golden State Boulevard for three days, starting Aug. 8. The closure will allow Union Pacific Railroad to perform maintenance work on…

U.S. home construction jumps in April

U.S. home construction jumps in April

WASHINGTON — Home construction ramped up in April as housing starts jumped 6.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to the Commerce Department. The…

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