Egis acquires OCACSA, the leading independent highway operator in Mexico

In a move to reinforce its worldwide leadership in highway infrastructure operation and maintenance, Egis announces the acquisition of a majority shareholding in the Mexican company Operación y Conservación de Autopistas Concesionadas (OCACSA), specializing in the operation of road infrastructure equipped with tolling systems. Egis is an international group offering engineering, project structuring and operations […]

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Lee Driskill, AIA and Usama Hassanein Join CRGA Design

Lee Driskill, AIA and Usama Hassanein, Assoc. AIA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C have joined Annapolis-based architecture, interior design and planning firm CRGA Design as principals. The pair will help expand the quality and depth of the firm’s integrated and sustainable design services. Driskill will focus on senior living design and Hassanein will work primarily on health care design. […]

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NBBJ Tops Fast Company’s 2018 List of Most Innovative Companies in Architecture

NBBJ, a leading architecture and design firm dedicated to improving the way society heals, works and thrives, has been selected by Fast Company as the Most Innovative Company in Architecture for 2018. The Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Architecture list is part of the magazine’s annual ranking of the world’s Most Innovative Companies for 2018, honoring leading enterprises […]

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Nomi Bergman Elected to Black & Veatch Board

Nomi Bergman, Senior Executive Officer at Advance/Newhouse Partnership and former president of Bright House Networks, has been selected to join the Black & Veatch Board of Directors. A widely recognized leader in the cable industry, Bergman will bring experience in the development and deployment of new digital technologies and expertise in operational and customer enhancements. […]

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How to be a Better Listener, and a Better Leader

How to be a Better Listener, and a Better Leader

During my years of recruiting Architecture, Engineering, Planning, and Environmental Consulting professionals, I have found that the top reason why people change jobs is poor communication with supervisors. People don’t leave companies, they leave their bosses. Show me a team leader with poor interpersonal communication skills, and I’ll show you a team with low morale, […]

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Applied-Cleveland acquires Encompass and Perennial

Applied-Cleveland, a portfolio company of First Reserve, has made two acquisitions: Encompass Energy Services, a provider of infrastructure surveying, drafting, GIS and right-of-way services, primarily for pipeline infrastructure operators across North America; and Perennial Environmental Services LLC, a provider of environmental consulting and inspection services, also for pipeline infrastructure operators. No financial terms were disclosed. D.A. Davidson served as financial adviser […]

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Christine Brack Comments on Leadership Resolutions for 2018

In the January/February issue of Informed Infrastructure Christine Brack, PMP, comments on leadership resolutions for 2018. She provides a few ideas for engineering firm leaders to up their leadership game in the new year. Christine is a principal consultant with Morrissey Goodale LLC. Her focus is helping AEC firms in the areas of strategy, organizational […]

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CRGA Design Bolsters Healthcare and Senior Living Design Portfolio with Hiring of Two Principals

CRGA Design, a leading architecture, interior design and planning firm, has hired Lee Driskill, AIA and Usama Hassanein, Assoc. AIA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C.Driskill and Hassanein will both serve as principals at CRGA and will help expand the quality and depth of the firm’s integrated and sustainable design services. Driskill will focus on senior living […]

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