Industry Faces  July 1, 2010
From left: McGraw-Hill CEO, Terry McGraw; Indian Minister, Kamal Nath; McGraw-Hill Construction President, Keith Fox. The 2010 Global Construction Summit recently took place at The McGraw-Hill Companies Corporate Headquarters Auditorium located at 1221 Avenue of the Americas on the 2nd Floor in New York City. The focus of the event was on �Winning Business in World Markets� and included country delegations from the major construction markets of Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Australia gathering to hear from global thought-leaders.From left: McGraw-Hill CEO, Terry McGraw; Indian Minister, Kamal Nath; McGraw-Hill Construction President, Keith Fox.
From left: Philip Ross of Anchin, Jay Walder of the MTA, Richard Anderson, New York Building Congress, and Kayte Steinert-Threlkeld of Anchin Leaders from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority highlighted the need for fi scal discipline and a renewed focus on Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises at a recent construction industry event hosted by Anchin, a New York-based accounting and advisory fi rm. The MWBE �Building the Future� event took place at the McGraw-Hill Conference Center located at 1221 Avenue of the Americas. From left: Philip Ross of Anchin, Jay Walder of the MTA, Richard Anderson, New York Building Congress, and Kayte Steinert-Threlkeld of Anchin
From left: David Burney, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Design and Construction; Georgina Ngozi, President & CEO of the Brooklyn Children�s Museum; Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn Borough President; Alvert Vann, New York City Council Member (District 36); Russell Unger, United State Green Building Council; 2 Brooklyn Children�s Museum Interns; James Robinson, Skanska USA Building; Iggy the Iguana with a Brooklyn Children�s Museum handler. The Brooklyn Children�s Museum recently became New York City�s fi rst �green� museum when their United States Green Building Council LEED Silver plaque was unveiled at an event on the museum�s rooftop located at 145 Brooklyn Avenue in Brooklyn, New York and awarded to the museum. From left: David Burney, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Design and Construction; Georgina Ngozi, President & CEO of the Brooklyn Children�s Museum; Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn Borough President; Alvert Vann, New York City Council Member (District 36); Russell Unger, United State Green Building Council; 2 Brooklyn Children�s Museum Interns; James Robinson, Skanska USA Building; Iggy the Iguana with a Brooklyn Children�s Museum handler.
From left: Neil Lucey, Chairman-elect, ACEC New York; Jay Walder, Chairman and CEO, MTA; and Robert Radley, Chairman, ACEC New York. The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York recently held the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Twenty-six New York State consulting engineering fi rms were honored with Diamond Awards for outstanding design, research and studies projects in ten categories.From left: Neil Lucey, Chairman-elect, ACEC New York; Jay Walder, Chairman and CEO, MTA; and Robert Radley, Chairman, ACEC New York.


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