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ACI announces award recipients

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the recipients of the ACI Certification Award and the ACI Construction Award during World of Concrete in Las Vegas.

Year-end data show economy expanded in 2017

The U.S. economy grew by 2.3 percent in 2017, while fixed investment increased at an annual rate of 7.9 percent, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of Bureau of Economic Analysis data.

Study: Automation could displace 2.7 million construction workers by 2057

Increasing automation in the construction industry could displace or replace as much as 49 percent of America’s blue-collar construction workforce (2.7 million workers) and eliminate nearly 500,000 non-construction jobs by 2057, according to a new study by the Midwest Economic Policy Institute (MEPI) and the Project for Middle Class Renewal at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Ware Malcomb Toronto office celebrates 10th anniversary

Ware Malcomb announced its Toronto office recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary of providing design services in Canada. Specializing in architecture, planning, interior design, branding and civil engineering design for commercial real estate and corporate clients, Ware Malcomb’s Toronto office has completed over 700 projects in the greater Toronto area and beyond.

AECOM defines infrastructure’s next chapter with inaugural global report: The Future of Infrastructure

AECOM released its inaugural global research report, The Future of Infrastructure, which harnesses survey data and opinions from more than 500 industry decision-makers working in major organizations across the North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific regions.

Fuss & O’Neill announces new CEO

Fuss & O’Neill announced that Kevin Grigg, PE, was selected by the board of directors as the new President and CEO of the firm, effective July 1, 2018. Grigg is the firm’s current Chief Operation Officer.

Jacobs rings NYSE Closing Bell, marking CH2M acquisition

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. rang the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Closing Bell on Jan. 18 to commemorate the transformative acquisition of CH2M, creating a $15 billion professional services leader delivering innovative solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

SGH acquires Keast & Hood’s Washington, D.C., office

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) announced the acquisition of structural engineering firm Keast & Hood’s Washington, D.C., office. Matthew Daw, P.E., LEED AP, and 17 other staff members will join SGH on Feb. 1, 2018.
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