ENR: Think Career Development for Employee Retention

ENR: Think Career Development for Employee Retention

ENR reports that career development and opportunity was the most important factor in retention according to a survey of the members of the Engineering and Construction Contracting Association’s Future Leaders Program. This put career development and opportunity higher than authority to make decisions, as well as compensation and recognition programs. “We received about 150 responses […]

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Environmental Consulting & Technology acquired Conservation Design Forum

Multidisciplinary engineering and environmental services provider Environmental Consulting& Technology (Gainesville, FL) acquired sustainable design and ecology firm Conservation Design Forum (Lombard, IL).  “This exciting new chapter will further strengthen ECT’s capacity to integrate science within design processes, and significantly expand our staffing capacity,” shared ECT Interim President & Natural Resources National Director Bobbi Westerby, PWS. “The ECT and CDF […]

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The Chazen Companies acquired the assets of McKenzie & Morgan Surveying Co.

The Chazen Companies (Poughkeepsie, NY), an employee-owned multidisciplinary firm, acquired the assets of land surveying firm McKenzie &Morgan Surveying Co. (Ooltewah, TN). As a result of the acquisition, Chazen welcomes the addition of three new surveyors. Joshua Morgan, PLS, as Director of Survey, and Michael Espinoza and Kevin Brown as Survey Crew Chiefs. Read more>

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Hatch acquired Upside Engineering

Hatch (Mississauga, Canada), ENR’s #36 ranked global design firm, acquired Upside Engineering (Calgary, Canada), an engineering and design firm operating exclusively in the energy sector.  “Together, we will take on and solve the toughest oil and gas challenges, from consultancy and feasibility through to operations, to serve the entire value chain,” said Hatch’s Chairman and CEO John Bianchini. […]

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Montrose Environmental Group acquired Emerging Compounds Treatment Technologies (ECT2)

Montrose Environmental Group (Irvine, CA)acquired Emerging Compounds Treatment Technologies (ECT2) (Portland, ME) from its parent company Haley & Aldrich (Burlington, MA) (ENR #97). ECT2 is a leader in cutting-edge solutions that mitigate the impact of emerging contaminants in air and water.  “With a multi-billion-dollar total addressable market for PFAS remediation in the US alone, ECT2’s innovative, field-proven approach will allow Montrose […]

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Norconsult acquired KHS Arkitekter

Multidisciplinary engineering and design consultancy Norconsult (Sandvika, Norway) acquired KHS Arkitekter (Copenhagen, Denmark) strengthening its commitment in the Nordic region in terms of capacity and market presence. “For us, it is a natural step in our continued development to become part of a larger enterprise,” says Jess Sørensen, CEO of KHS. “In the future we will be in a position […]

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ÅF Pöyry acquired Sonny Svenson Konsult AB

ENR’s #20 ranked international design firm ÅF Pöyry (Stockholm, Sweden) acquired electrical consultancy Sonny Svenson Konsult AB (Stockholm, Sweden). The acquisition strengths the company’s position in the cultural heritage buildings sector.  “We see a clear trend towards procurement of multidisciplinary teams, especially for larger assignments. We look forward to welcoming Sonny Svenson Konsult and to jointly develop our real estate offering,” says […]

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SYSTRA acquired TSP Projects

ENR’s #57 ranked global design firm SYSTRA (Paris, France) acquired TSP Projects (York, UK), a multidisciplinary engineering firm with a rich heritage in rail. The acquisition cements the firm’s position as a force in the British mass transit, mobility, and complex infrastructure markets. Pascal Mercier, SYSTRA Ltd CEO said: “As the signature team for transportation solutions, SYSTRA is committed to providing clients […]

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Should your Architecture, Engineering, Planning, or Environmental Consulting firm consider hiring someone with a personality like Antonio Brown’s?

Should your Architecture, Engineering, Planning, or Environmental Consulting firm consider hiring someone with a personality like Antonio Brown’s?

Recently, the Oakland Raiders decided to release wide receiver Antonio Brown.  The troubled, but talented, wide receiver created enough drama that ultimately led to the team’s decision to release him.  The reason for their decision was conduct determined to be detrimental to the team, which included refusing to show up for meetings and practices, a […]

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IBI Group acquired Aspyr Engineering

Global design and technology firm IBI Group (Toronto, Canada) (ENR #45) acquired Aspyr Engineering (Burnaby, Canada). Aspyr specializes in the design and implementation of IT, audio-visual, communications, and security technologies for both the public and private sectors.  “This acquisition furthers our competitive edge in the market by providing us with expertise, senior resources and enhanced capabilities in the areas of […]

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