Get shovel-ready for the new economy
Even if the recession is really over, the commercial construction industry is far from recovery. But the market will come back.
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Even if the recession is really over, the commercial construction industry is far from recovery. But the market will come back. When it does, engineering firms and engineers need to be shovel-ready. In this inaugural Thought Leaders collection of essays, empanelled engineers and industry professionals provide guidance and resources for helping you get ready for the new economy.
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By Rob Barrick, PE, LEED AP, Smith Seckman Reid Inc.
Rediscovering the joy of engineering
By David Sellers, PE, Facility Dynamics Engineering
By Robert Cavey, Global Strategy Initiative
By John Koeller, PE, Koeller & Co.
By Joseph M. "Jody" Good, III, LC, FIES, IALD, LEED AP, Spectrum Engineers
By Keith Lane, PE, RCDD, LC, LEED AP, Lane Coburn & Assocs.
By Ray Grill, PE, FSFPE, Arup
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey