Member Companies Update: January 24, 2020

A round-up of news and developments from some of our Beaver member companies.

AECOM receives a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index

AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the world’s premier infrastructure firm, announced today that it has earned a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and been designated a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality in the United States. 


Aecon announces John M. Beck transition from Executive Chairman to non-executive Chairman

Toronto, Ontario – January 10, 2020 – Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) announced today that effective immediately, John M. Beck, Founder, former Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman has transitioned to the role of non-executive Chairman. Jean-Louis Servranckx, President and Chief Executive Officer, will assume full executive responsibility and will be fully supported by Mr. Beck and the Board.


Alameda Creek Watershed Center Project Awarded to Amoroso

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has awarded Amoroso a $25.75 million contract to build their Alameda Creek Watershed Center in the next phase of their Sunol Watershed Long Term Improvements.


Atkinson’s Town Hall Meetings Further Safety Rapport in Southern California

Atkinson has achieved success by focusing on a key safety component that cannot easily be measured in numbers – relationships. This people-focused approach has created a culture in which project team members at all levels take responsibility for each other’s wellbeing, feel empowered to voice concerns, and work together to address challenges. At the heart of this approach is their town hall safety meetings.


Skanska selects third-party cybersecurity firm

Skanska has announced that it will work with a third-party provider to help streamline and automate its cybersecurity efforts. The global construction and development company will use the PenTera automated penetration testing platform by Pcysys to analyze and prioritize its cyber defense vulnerabilities.