Workforce engagement, recognition drive retention

Architecture and engineering firm leaders know the importance of retaining talented employees. Employee Benefit News reports on what matters most to employees: In today’s connected world, the overlap of work and life is becoming more aligned than ever and employees are clamoring to employers to keep the workplace “humanized.” “What really matters most to employees,” asked […]

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POWER acquires Alberta-based power engineering firm

POWER Engineers Incorporated (POWER) is expanding its reach into Canada with its acquisition of Alberta-based MITKOR Consulting, Ltd. MITKOR is a 30-person firm with offices in Edmonton and in Airdrie, a suburb of Calgary. The firm’s main focus has been on distribution engineering services and supplementary transmission design for Canadian municipalities and utilities. “Welcoming MITKOR […]

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ACEC of Mississippi names new executive director

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Mississippi has announced Craig Carter as its new Executive Director. During his 33-year career in marketing and public relations, Carter has specialized in building relationships, designing marketing strategies and navigating politics in Mississippi. Prior to joining ACES-MS, Carter served as Assistant to Commissioner Dick Hall, Chair of the […]

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Remenschneider Associates, Inc. and Kimley-Horn Join Forces

Remenschneider Associates, Inc. (RAI)—a planning and landscape architecture firm—officially joined forces with Kimley-Horn on April 2. Since 1989, RAI has provided design, planning, and landscape architecture services to private and public sector clients throughout the state of Indiana. With more than 50 years of combined professional experience in project design, management, and construction, RAI has […]

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Construction employment declines by 15,000 jobs in March

Construction industry employment decreased by 15,000 jobs in March, putting a small dent in February’s impressive gain of 65,000 positions, upwardly revised from 61,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statisticsreported Friday. Since March 2017, the construction sector has added 228,000 new jobs. The nonresidential sector lost 8,200 jobs in March — nonresidential building (+2,200), heavy and civil engineering construction (-3,600) and […]

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Manhard Consulting appoints John Honiotes as senior project manager

Manhard Consulting, a national civil engineering and surveying firm based in the Chicago area, has appointed John Honiotes as senior project manager, along with new hire Vanessa McElroy. Honiotes is returning to Manhard to work in the Lombard office and he will be tasked with managing residential and commercial project design teams while coordinating technical […]

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Bold Rock Engineering Joins AKF Group

AKF, a global leader in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection engineering (MEP/FP), information and communication technology (ICT), as well as commissioning, design, and consulting, has expanded its presence in the Southeastern U.S. with the acquisition of Richmond, Virginia-based Bold Rock Engineering Group, an MEP/FP and commissioning firm serving the region for nearly four decades. Bold […]

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