Thornton Tomasetti acquired MMI Engineering

Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering consultancy, has agreed to acquire MMI Engineering (“MMI”), the technical consulting specialist focused on the risk management of man-made and natural hazards across the oil and gas, nuclear, utilities and infrastructure sectors. The deal is scheduled to close later this month. MMI Engineering is a leading consulting and engineering firm delivering solutions […]

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China Everbright Water Limited signed an equity stake purchase agreement with Xuzhou Municipal Engineering Design Institute

China Everbright Water Limited, an environmental protection company focusing on water environment management, is pleased to announce that the Company signed an equity stake purchase agreement with Xuzhou Municipal Engineering Design Institute Co., Ltd. (“Xuzhou Municipal Design Institute”) in Jiangsu Province and its existing shareholders to acquire the entire equity interest in Xuzhou Municipal Design Institute […]

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Norconsult acquired Arkitekthuset Monarken

Norconsult are expanding in Sweden, and are now further strengthening the company’s architecture and building design capabilities with the acquisition of the Swedish company Arkitekthuset Monarken. The deal positions Norconsult as one of the ten largest architect firms in Sweden. Following the acquisition, Norconsult AB will have have around 170 employees in architecture, building design […]

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Why are there so few disabled architects and architecture students?

In the United States, people with disabilities in the architecture profession and architectural academia are statistically invisible. Neither the American Institute of Architects, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, nor the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture collect data on the number of architects or architecture students in the United States who self-identify with physical or […]

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Katerra acquired Lord Aeck Sargent

Fresh on the heels of design/build company Katerra’s acquisition of timber-oriented West Coast firm Michael Green Architecture (MGA) less than two weeks ago, the $3 billion construction company has now added the Atlanta-based Lord Aeck Sargent (LAS) to its impressive portfolio. The additions of MGA and LAS, a studio founded in 1989 that offers a full suite of landscape architecture, interior […]

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Smart Company: The social media conundrum: Employers walking tightrope to create productive workplaces

Smart Company: The social media conundrum: Employers walking tightrope to create productive workplaces

Social media can boost productivity in the workplace, but employees who use social platforms are also more likely to leave an organisation, with recent research shedding light on the potential social media conundrum faced by employers. Writing at the Harvard Business Review, California State University assistant professor of management Lorenzo Bizzi points to the potential collaborative benefits […]

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Thornton Tomasetti acquired MMI Engineering

Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering consultancy, has agreed to acquire MMI Engineering (“MMI”), the technical consulting specialist focused on the risk management of man-made and natural hazards across the oil and gas, nuclear, utilities and infrastructure sectors. The deal is scheduled to close later this month. MMI Engineering is a leading consulting and engineering firm delivering solutions […]

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