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Matsen Ford Design Associates joins raSmith

R.A. Smith, Inc. (raSmith) announced that it significantly expanded its position in the building and structural engineering market with the August 1 purchase of the assets of Matsen Ford Design Associates, Inc.

Rebranded SmithGroup debuts mission to ‘Design a Better Future’

SmithGroup (formerly SmithGroupJJR) announced a renewed mission to “Design a Better Future.” In keeping with this mission, the 165-year-old integrated design firm has introduced a new visual identity and a simplification of its name.

Civil and structural engineers’ guide to digital signatures

Understand common uses and the security they provide. Most people are familiar with “electronic signatures” and “digital signatures,” but not everyone understands the difference between...

Branching Out

Eyeing opportunities in new states? Timing is key. Selecting the right mix of opportunities to pursue is key to sustainable, profitable growth, but getting there...

Expansion Plans

There has to be a better reason than great weather for golf. Marketing research is “the process of systematically gathering, recording, and analyzing data about...

Enterprise Risk Management in Infrastructure – Part 3

By John Brown Miller, Ph.D. This is Part 3 in a three-part series on the emergence of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in Infrastructure. Part 3...

Project Profitability: ‘If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it’

By Howard Birnberg “If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it.” This trite cliché is often used as a justification for inaction by firm management. Unfortunately, it...

McKim & Creed acquires Loftus Engineers, LLC

McKim & Creed, Inc., one of the largest engineering, geomatics (surveying) and planning firms headquartered in the Southeast, acquired Pittsburgh-based Loftus Engineers, LLC.

Louis Berger announces intent to join WSP

Louis Berger has entered into an agreement to join WSP. The acquisition is expected to be completed by December 31, 2018.

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