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Louis Berger launches Berger Charitable Foundation

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.

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator declines in second quarter

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.
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AECOM announces executive leadership appointments

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.

ASCE installs Kristina Swallow as president

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.

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Balfour Beatty publishes paper on attracting women into construction

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.

Keith McCormack honored by Water Environment Federation

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.
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Arup and Cal Poly students partner on Tanzanian vocational college

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 to sell U.S. professional services business, Heery International

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.

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