OSHA fines Illinois masonry contractor for fall violations

ConDig (18-Sept-19).  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined an Illinois-based masonry contractor $252,136 for exposing employees to fall and scaffolding hazards on a commercial building project in Chicago. The agency said that…



Primoris nets $140M electrical deal in Northern California

ConDig (09-Sept-19). Texas-based construction and infrastructure company Primoris Services Corp has secured a $140 million deal for electric utility work in Northern California. Under the deal with the unnamed client, Primoris will carry out wildfire…


Construction spending edges higher in July

ConDig (03-Sept-19).  US construction spending inched up 0.1% in July as rises in public and multifamily construction outweighed the impact of lower expenditure in the single-family homebuilding market, according to latest Commerce Department figures. Construction…






Sterling to snap up Plateau Excavation for $400M

ConDig (14-Aug-19).  Texas-based civil contractor Sterling Construction Co is set to acquire Austell, Georgia-based specialty contractor Plateau Excavation, Inc in a deal worth $400 million.  Sterling said the transaction, which will be funded by a…