Minority Consulting Engineers Speak Out

by Virginia Fairweather, Editor; ASCE News, New York, N.Y.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1978, Vol. 48, Issue 7, Pg. 54-57

Document Type: Feature article


A sampling of opinion from the point of view of black consulting engineers. Quota systems are discussed as are financial problems, attitudes of banks, joint-ventures, abuse of minority-participation programs and the fact that most blacks consider that private sector work is completely unavailable to them. A rundown on current federal government minority participation guidelines is included.

Subject Headings: Consulting services | Federal government | High-rise buildings | Financial management | Joint ventures | Private sector

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