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Engineering licensing survey

Harbor Compliance is seeking professional input on engineering licensing through a confidential, online survey. The brief survey takes less than 3 minutes to complete. Survey respondents can enter a drawing to win a $50 Amazon gift card.

Louis Berger and Berger Charitable Foundation support youth participation in 2018 Cities and Climate...

Louis Berger and the Berger Charitable Foundation supported youth participation in the 2018 Cities IPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference that featured presentations and workshops to highlight and inspire research on climate change and cities.

Deadline extended for 2018 Rising Stars nominations

Civil + Structural Engineer extended the deadline to midnight, March 18, to submit nominations for the seventh annual Rising Stars in Civil + Structural Engineering, recognizing younger professionals whose exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching or research, or public service has benefited the civil or structural engineering professions, their employers, project owners, and society.

D. Wayne Klotz receives water resources engineering award

D. Wayne Klotz, P.E., ENV SP, D.WRE, F.EWRI, received the 2018 AAWRE Outstanding Practitioner in Water Resources Engineering Award by the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), a subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Construction employment growth surges in February

February was the best month for construction employment gains since March 2007, according to Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) analysis of the latest employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Tepid rise for Dodge Momentum Index in February

The Dodge Momentum Index increased 0.5 percent in February to 146.9 (2000=100) from the revised January reading of 146.2. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.

ARTBA: Tariffs on steel and aluminum imports could adversely impact construction

If President Trump’s new tariff on steel leads to price increases, there will be adverse effects on the transportation construction industry’s ability to deliver needed infrastructure improvement projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) said.

Ware Malcomb offers Well Building design expertise

Ware Malcomb announced a new area of expertise in designing projects to achieve WELL BUILDING STANDARD certification from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). The firm is offering this service to clients across its 22 offices throughout North America.

Trihydro Corporation acquires Steamboat Technical Services

Trihydro Corporation, a national provider of engineering and environmental services, acquired Sheridan, Wyo.-based consulting firm Steamboat Technical Services. The acquisition enhances the company’s ability to serve its clients with infrastructure, solid waste, surveying, and environmental capabilities.

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