• SWA Webinar: The Water Market in South East Asia

    about 2 months ago

    ​In early August, we have co-hosted a webinar with Singapore Water Associations. At this webinar, we have invited Mr Pravi Bansal, Partner M&A and Strategy at Amane Advisors to discuss the topic "The Water Market in South East Asia". The webinar has successfully finished and we have more than 100 participants attended the webinar. There are lots of great questions raised...

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  • Under Construction: The Post-Pandemic Workplace

    about 2 months ago

    While the global pandemic will inevitably result in long term transformations to the form and function of the workplace, the short term will mostly be characterized by iterative solutions intended to buy time and weather immediate concerns.It is uncertain when or if a vaccine for COVID-19 will be discovered, and radical reorganization of the workplace could prove an unnecess...

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  • Survey Results 2020: Why Women Withdraw from the Recruitment Process

    3 months ago

    ​​Key insights:The reasons why women withdraw from the recruitment processThe main challenges to improving gender diversity in engineeringHow to attract and keep female talent in engineeringRecognition of the strategic importance of gender diversity is growing, but many qualified female applicants are dropping out of the recruitment process, according to a recent survey by D...

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  • Job Confidence Index 2020 Report

    4 months ago

    ​Request a copy of our survey result from infrastructure & engineering professionals during Covid-19.

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  • ​Asia Pacific Renewable Energy market is continuing to grow

    5 months ago

    Despite the current global crisis of COVID-19, the Asia Pacific Renewable Energy market is only continuing to grow. According to Global Wind Turbine Materials Market, Forecast to 2026, global focus on renewable energy has created tremendous growth prospects for wind. The Clean Energy Council also recently described 2019 as “a remarkable year” for the Australian clean energy ...

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  • ​How Engineering Companies are Securing Business-Critical Talent

    5 months ago

    The Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history. In our recent article, we have mentioned that most of the engineers we are working with appreciate the opportunity to work from home. They are actually feeling more confident as the trust is strong between them and their employer.Social distancing has changed the way business, ind...

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  • Singapore Leads the Way as the World’s Global Water Talent Hub

    6 months ago

    Singapore’s water industry contributes over SGD 300 million to the economy each year and continues to experience strong growth. Amid growing risks of climate change and disease, Singapore leads the way in creating innovations around the challenges facing cities all over the world. Kayleigh Regan, Team lead of water sector recruitment from LVI Associates has shared her vision...

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  • Advancing Women of Color in STEM

    10 months ago

    ​​90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has hardly moved in recent years. In Singapore, women are vastly underrepresented in STEM jobs and among STEM degree holders despite making up 45% of the workforce and half of university students. Women of color face a 'double jeopardy' because of their gender and ethnicity. The fol...

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  • Driving Diversity in Engineering and Infrastructure

    10 months ago

    ​The business case for gender diversity is stronger than ever, but many companies are struggling to ensure women are fairly represented in top management. At LVI Associates, we believe the answer is by making gender diversity a commercial imperative - and business leaders agree. A report by McKinsey & Company found that 90% of CEOs said they prioritised gender diversity ...

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  • Embracing Water Sustainability 2019 : collaboration, insight and innovation

    about 1 year ago

    ​​On July 25th, LVI Associates and the Singapore Water Association co-hosted Embracing Water Sustainability 2019, which focused on preparing for the future of industrial water consumption. Supported by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, over 80 Water sector professionals came together to explore cutting-edge developments in the field, network with the peers, and listen ...

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  • The Growing Impact of ‘Big Business’ on the U.S. Renewable Energy Industry

    about 1 year ago

    ​​The future for renewable energy looks bright. The Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) seventh annual report that tracks businesses’ solar adoption ranks Apple as the biggest user, with 393.3 MW of capacity now in place. Apple was followed by other big brands from the retail sector, including Amazon, Target and Walmart. The SEIA reports that the U.S. commercial sol...

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  • The Growing Gap Between Senior and Junior T&D Engineering Specialists

    over 1 year ago

    ​​A quick scan of job postings for transmission and distribution (T&D) engineers reveals a recurring phrase: subject matter expert (SME). If employers remain willing to hire engineers with niche specialties, so why are so many engineers these days more interested in becoming jacks of all trades?It’s a real concern for employers in the T&D industry. Hanna Ito, Special...

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  • The Challenges Facing the U.S.’s Civil Infrastructure

    over 1 year ago

    ​​The pressure is on to bring aging U.S. infrastructure back to life before catastrophe strikes. The state of water systems, for instance, brings dangerous levels of contaminants and lead into Americans’ homes, but widespread disaster can be averted with immediate action.Based on the input of 1,300 corrosion professionals, NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) I...

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  • Global Water Crisis: Surge In APAC Engineering Jobs

    over 1 year ago

    ​​Tapping into career opportunities in water sustainability in the Asia-Pacific regionClimate change, population growth, and poor management of water resources have pushed the global water crisis to a tipping point. The Asia-Pacific region will be hard hit unless the crisis is averted with better management and new technologies. The United Nations World Water Development Rep...

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  • Craft Worker Shortage in US Construction Industry

    over 1 year ago

    ​​Although there is no shortage of construction projects, the shortage of skilled craft workers has left contractors scrambling to come up with ways to attract the ever-shrinking talent pool.Dodge Data & Analytics’ 2019 Dodge Construction Outlook forecasted that the total amount of U.S. construction projects starting in 2019 will amount to $808 billion. This amount of wo...

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  • Construction Claims Consultant Jobs Update: APAC Market

    over 1 year ago

    ​​Global growth for construction industry led by APAC marketGlobalData forecasts that the pace of expansion in the global construction industry will average around 3.6% per year from 2018-2022, with the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region accounting for the largest share of the worldwide construction industry. Some geopolitical factors, such as the intensification of the U.S.-China t...

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  • The Top Job Skills for Asia’s Renewable Energy Sector

    over 1 year ago

    ​​Global warming puts renewable energy high on the agendaThe heat is on: globally, 2018 is set to be the fourth-hottest on record. The only three hotter years were the three previous. Since modern-record keeping began (1880), 17 of the world’s 18 warmest years have been since 2001.With emissions rising, scientists at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) argue...

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  • German Architecture Reimagined in 2019

    over 1 year ago

    ​​As Germany celebrates the Bauhaus Centennial in 2019, contemporary architects such as Ole Scheeren have reimagined German architecture, casting off stereotypes that German architecture is austere and utilitarian. Walter Gropius, the architect who founded the Bauhaus School in Weimar in 1919, adhered to the tenet that form follows function. In practice, that meant the style...

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  • Jobs For Architects and Engineers On The Rise In Europe

    almost 2 years ago

    ​​Bridging the talent gap in the infrastructure and urban development industry (IU) is a global challenge. The World Economic Forum’s paper, “Shaping the Future of Construction: An Action Plan to Solve the Industry’s Talent Gap,” reports that the industry’s core around engineering and construction employs approximately 100 million people worldwide with an annual revenue of $...

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  • Booming Construction Industry Ignites Careers in Fire Protection Engineering

    almost 2 years ago

    ​​By 2025, the fire protection industry is estimated to be worth up to $116.51 billion. The driving force behind the rapid growth is the thriving U.S. economy which has been responsible for continued growth and investment in the construction industry. “For every new building, from a sports stadium to a luxury high-rise tower, a fire protection engineer is an absolute necessi...

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