Co-sponsors Autodesk, HP, Construction Dive and Smart Cities Dive announced the 2017 AEC Excellence Awards finalists. The competition showcases global projects that have embraced connected BIM technologies in the categories of Infrastructure, Building, Construction, and Sustainability.
Seventy percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released by Autodesk and the Associated General Contractors of America.
Schaefer announced Greg Riley, PE, SE, as its new president. Riley, a professional structural engineer at Schaefer for the past 22 years, started with the firm after college and accepted leadership roles as team leader, operations leader and vice president before attaining the nomination as the firm’s next president.
3M’s latest online informational tool kit focuses on silica, specifically the OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Regulation released in March 2016 (29 CFR 1926.1153).
WSP acquired Willoughby Engineering, a 10-person mechanical/electrical/plumbing (MEP) and building performance firm based in Chicago with an office in Dallas.
JQ relocated its Austin office to accommodate the firm’s growth in Central Texas.
Michael Baker International announced the company’s expansion into Michigan with the opening of its first Detroit-based office.
Exp, a North-American engineering, architecture, design and consulting services firm, named Mark Dvorak as its new President in addition to his current role as Chief Operating Officer.
The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) announced the formation of two new chapters, bringing its total number of chapters across North America to 97.