Corporate News: Page 2

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    AECOM profit grows on expanding backlog from city, state projects

    The Dallas-based firm said many of its government clients have flush rainy day funds ahead of expected increases in infrastructure spending over the next several years. 

    By Feb. 8, 2023
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    Balfour Beatty awarded $242M US 70 project

    The stretch of highway in North Carolina is being upgraded to interstate standards.

    By Feb. 8, 2023
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    Autodesk lays off 250 employees amid tech industry crunch

    The cuts appear to be the first in recent months at a major construction-related tech firm.

    By Updated Feb. 7, 2023
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    Messer expands to South Carolina, opens 11th regional office

    The company will pursue aviation, healthcare and other work in the state.

    By Feb. 6, 2023
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    Contech firm Built Robotics acquires Roin, eyes expansion

    The acquisition adds Roin's automated concrete power trowel to Built's retrofit excavation automation tools.

    By Feb. 1, 2023
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    Intel cancels $700M Oregon lab project

    The tech giant planned to use the 200,000-square-foot facility to study sustainable technologies for data centers.

    By Jan. 25, 2023
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    Executive Moves

    DPR Construction taps Mark Whitson as president

    Whitson, who started as a carpenter and built his career at the firm, will lead alongside CEO George Pfeffer.

    By Jan. 25, 2023
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    Project Wins

    Balfour Beatty wins Miami Beach Convention Center hotel project

    Construction is expected to be completed on the 800-room hotel in 2025.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    Hensel Phelps launches tech investment arm

    Diverge provides a platform to nurture startups that aim to solve the problems of today and tomorrow.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Jan. 18, 2023
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    Cyber, business interruption remain top global corporate risks

    Risk management leaders remain highly concerned about the threat of malicious attacks and data breaches, according to Allianz Global.

    By David Jones • Jan. 18, 2023
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    Executive Moves

    DPR Construction appoints new CFO

    Angela Floyd took on the role at the beginning of the year.

    By Jan. 12, 2023
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    Last week to nominate a woman leader

    Construction Dive is seeking nominations through Feb. 10 to highlight the industry’s leading women in all sectors.

    By Jan. 4, 2023
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    Holiday lights build seasonal spirit across jobsites

    A little bit of festive cheer goes a long way, as shown by Construction Dive's Holiday Lights contest winners.

    By Dec. 21, 2022
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    Balfour Beatty predicts higher profits in year-end update

    The London-based contractor expects to end the fiscal year with more cash and a higher backlog than anticipated.

    By Dec. 12, 2022
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    Preparing for the imminent surge in infrastructure projects

    Infrastructure is what keeps business—and life—moving. The strength of the nation’s public roads and utility distribution systems impacts everything from employment to healthcare.

    Dec. 12, 2022
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    Construction’s biggest C-suite moves of 2022

    McDermott, Jacobs, Skanska and others named new leaders this year.

    By Construction Dive Staff • Dec. 8, 2022
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    Laid-off tech employees are flooding the market. What does that mean for construction?

    Contractors and contech firms are watching as skilled workers look for new jobs in a turbulent economy.

    By Dec. 7, 2022
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    Project Wins

    Jacobs wins $92.5M NASA contract

    The award is a guaranteed one-year contract, with four one-year options to extend services at the discretion of the space agency.

    By Dec. 5, 2022
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    Deadline extended for jobsite Holiday Lights contest

    Tomorrow at noon EST is the last chance to submit photos for Construction Dive’s annual competition.

    By Updated Dec. 19, 2022
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    Jacobs beats estimates, shares slump on currency headwinds

    The construction and engineering giant reported higher revenues and backlog, but interest and foreign currency exchange impacts weighed on its shares.

    By Nov. 22, 2022
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    What this Kitchell exec loves about preconstruction

    Over her 18-year career in healthcare and higher ed construction, Julie Garcia has learned the importance of sweating the details and fixing problems early. 

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    AECOM beats on earnings, misses on revenue

    The firm's CEO said slower-than-expected IIJA funding has pushed back the timeline of infrastructure construction projects.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Fluor to pay $33M settlement in securities fraud lawsuit

    A federal judge in Texas granted the motion for final approval for the settlement between the contractor and investors.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    Procore launches payment service

    The software giant announced that Procore Pay will streamline lien waiver collection and feature expedited invoice review.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    5 ways to improve employee retention before their first day and beyond

    Your employees are your business’s most valuable asset. That means employee retention is likely one of your top priorities, but it’s also increasingly difficult in the current job market.

    By Brian Anderson, BambooHR • Nov. 14, 2022