AECOM launched its second annual Global Challenge. The employee competition leverages gamification to encourage and incentivize all employees to anticipate clients' most complex challenges and develop innovative products and services in alignment with AECOM’s strategic vision.
Louis Berger launched the Berger Charitable Foundation, a non-profit private corporation committed to managing, supporting and expanding the company’s educational, scientific and other philanthropic activities.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reported its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) fell to 8.6 months during the second quarter of 2017, down 4.1 percent from the first quarter of 2017. CBI is up by 0.1 months, or 1.4 percent, on a year-over-year basis.
AECOM announced executive leadership appointments for Fred Werner, Steve Morriss and Lara Poloni, effective immediately. The promotions create a strengthened Executive Leadership Team with diverse expertise in place to best achieve the Company’s goals and strategic priorities.
With Kristina L. Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, as president and Robin A. Kemper, P.E., LEED AP, F.SEI, F.ASCE, as president-elect, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) now has a trifecta of women serving in its highest leadership roles.
International infrastructure group Balfour Beatty published a paper, “Inspiring Change: Attracting women into construction,” drawing attention to the gender diversity gap within the UK construction industry and the negative impact this will have in delivering the future pipeline of mega infrastructure projects.
Hubbell, Roth & Clark Partner Keith McCormack, P.E., of Rochester Hills, was honored by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) for his excellence in the planning, design and construction of water and sewer infrastructure.
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.