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Engineering News-Record to Honor Construction Industry's Top 25 Newsmakers at Award of Excellence Gala, April 18 in New York

Friday, March 15, 2013

Engineering News-Record to Honor Construction Industry's Top 25 Newsmakers at Award of Excellence Gala, April 18 in New York12:41 EDT Friday, March 15, 2013NEW YORK, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering News-Record (, McGraw-Hill Construction's industry-leading publication and website and part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), will present its 48th annual "Award of Excellence Gala" on April 18, 2013 at the Marriott Marquis in New York.  The black-tie awards gala will honor the Top 25 ENR Newsmakers for their innovations and achievements, for giving back to the construction industry and the public, and for going beyond their day-to-day jobs.  At the event, one ENR Newsmaker will win the event's highest honor, the Award of Excellence, and will be the subject of a cover story in the April 22 issue of ENR.This year's Top 25 ENR Newsmakers, featured on the ENR website at, include:Michael AlachaDean Allen Sir John Armitt Charles A. Bacon Avery Bang Neil E. Boudreau Antonio Cardilli Jakob Carnemark Mitchell Collins Glen Frank Don Hillis Wayne Jones Richard M. KunnathRandy Larson Jonathan Mallie Mike Parnell Chris Pyke Roberto Ramirez Mark Silvera Barry Thacker Steven Tipping Franz-Josef Ulm Lisa Washington Brian Winter Doug WoodsSponsors of the 48th Annual Award of Excellence include AECOM, The Associated General Contractors of America, American Society of Civil Engineers, CMAA, CMiC, FIGG Engineering Group, HDR Inc., Hill International, Parsons Corporation, and Volvo Rents.  For more information on attending or sponsoring the ENR Award of Excellence Gala, visit more McGraw-Hill Construction events: McGraw-Hill Construction:McGraw-Hill Construction's data, analytics, and media businesses?Dodge, Sweets,Architectural Record, and Engineering News-Record? create opportunities for owners, architects, engineers, contractors, building product manufacturers, and distributors to strengthen their market position, size their markets, prioritize prospects, and target and build relationships that will win more business. McGraw-Hill Construction serves more than one million customers through its trends and forecasts, industry news, and leading platform of construction data, benchmarks, and analytics, including Dodge BuildShare and Dodge SpecShare. To learn more, visit The McGraw-Hill Companies:The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), a financial intelligence and education company, signed an agreement to sell its McGraw-Hill Education business to investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC in November 2012. Following the sale closing, expected in early 2013, the Company will be renamed McGraw Hill Financial (subject to shareholder approval) and will be a powerhouse in benchmarks, content and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. The Company's leading brands will include: Standard & Poor's, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, Crisil, J.D. Power and Associates, McGraw-Hill Construction and Aviation Week. The Company will have approximately 17,000 employees in more than 30 countries.  Additional information is available at  Media Contact:Kathy Malangone, Senior Director, Marketing Communications,McGraw-Hill Construction, +1 212-904-4376, kathy_malangone@mcgraw-hill.comSOURCE McGraw-Hill Construction