Seeking to beef up construction capacity in California and nearby states following passage of recent large infrastructure-funding ballot issues, AECOM has inked an agreement to acquire Oakland, Calif.-based Shimmick Construction Co. Inc. for $175 million.
SolarReserve LLC, a privately owned company based in Santa Monica,
Calif., plans to make a final decision in the next six months on a site in Nye County, Nev., for what would be the world’s largest solar facility.
From skyscrapers in San Francisco and Los Angeles to high-technology facilities, Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Co. has earned a reputation for taking on tough jobs during its 100 years in California.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.