Through its global Community Engagement program, Arup is collaborating with staff and students at California Polytechnic State University, in a partnership with the Mbesese Initiative for Sustainable Development to build a vocational training college outside the town of Same, Tanzania.
Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, reached an agreement with a subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. to sell Heery International (Heery), its full-service U.S. engineering and program management, architecture and interior design firm.
raSmith launched a new brand and a new website. After talking with employees and clients, President Richard A. Smith and his son Richard (Ricky) A. Smith, Jr. determined that now is an ideal time to update the company’s brand and website to better reflect what’s special about raSmith.
Careers in Construction Month is gaining momentum with 24 states already proclaiming this nationwide celebration of the career opportunities in the construction industry. Founded by NCCER and its Build Your Future (BYF) initiative, Careers in Construction Month occurs every October to increase public awareness and inspire the next generation of construction craft professionals.
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors approved two new construction contracts and 10 new professional engineering service contracts totaling nearly $107.5 million at its September meeting, including six design contracts to support the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) rebuilding project.
Nonresidential construction spending expanded 0.5 percent in August, totaling $691.8 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Though this represents an improvement from July’s total ($688.2 billion), nonresidential spending remains 3.4 percent below its year-ago level.