Deficient Roadways Cost Drivers $53.6 Billion Annually

By |2018-07-25T06:53:49-07:00November 2nd, 2016|News|

According to a new report, roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack safety features cost California motorists a total of $53.6 billion every year — with parts [...]

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Autonomous Construction Equipment Is Coming

By |2018-07-25T06:53:50-07:00October 7th, 2016|News|

When you show up at ConExpo in Las Vegas next March you should expect to see a wide range of bulldozers, graders, and excavators capable of doing site prep without any [...]

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Wright Confirmed as LADWP’s New General Manager

By |2018-07-25T06:53:50-07:00October 6th, 2016|News|

The Los Angeles City Council last month confirmed the appointment of David H. Wright as General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power [...]

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29th DIG Honors Sorem & Malloy

By |2018-07-25T06:53:51-07:00October 3rd, 2016|News|

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, the Engineering Contractors' Association will continue its tradition of honoring individuals who have laid the foundations upon which this industry is built. As we have done [...]

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New Rules Affect Equipment Leases

By |2018-07-25T06:53:52-07:00September 2nd, 2016|News|

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842), its final standard on lease accounting. The guidance takes effect [...]

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2016 August Member News

By |2018-07-25T06:53:52-07:00August 8th, 2016|News|

Celebrating aboard the USS Iowa harbored in San Pedro, ECA also used the historic setting to celebrate young and talented minds in presenting this year’s Les Weed Memorial Scholarships. Those receiving the Les [...]

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Fed OSHA Fines Increased Aug. 1, California to Follow Lead

By |2018-07-25T06:53:52-07:00August 1st, 2016|News|

On Aug. 1, fines issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA) for regulation infractions were slated to rise by up to 150 percent depending on the type of violation. [...]

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DIR Will Resume Enforcement on August 1 of the Requirement to Submit Certified Payroll Records Online

By |2018-07-25T06:53:52-07:00July 25th, 2016|News|

The department of Industrial Relations (DIR) is advising Public Works contractors and subcontractors that enforcement of the requirement to submit certifies payroll records using DIR’s online system will [...]

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BIT Program Ropes In Contractors

By |2018-07-25T06:53:53-07:00June 25th, 2016|News|

By Bill Davis, Contributing Writer, Email: [email protected] Virtually every contractor in California has been given an added government compliance program, whether they know it or not—a new truck safety program—complete with new fees and possible [...]

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ECA Celebrates 40th Installation With Flair

By |2018-07-25T06:53:54-07:00April 13th, 2016|News|

Celebrating 40 years of service to the heavy con- struction industry, ECA hosted its annual Installation of Officers at the historic Langham Hotel in Pasadena on January 23. The ECA Executive Board, under the direction of new President Bill Singleton of Pascal & Ludwig Constructors, was sworn in for their term, before a full house [...]

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