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Advocacy / Industry News
February 15, 2019

Appropriations Bill Holds Line on EPA, Superfund Funding

In legislation signed by President Trump today, the Environmental Protection Agency will receive nearly $8.1 billion for fiscal 2019, close to what was enacted for the agency in fiscal 2018.

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Advocacy / Industry News
February 14, 2019

Final Spending Deal Bill Boosts Transportation Programs

After months of stalled negotiations, including a prolonged partial government shutdown, the House and Senate are finally poised to pass a seven-bill omnibus appropriations package this week that increases funding for several transportation infrastructure programs for 2019.

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ACEC to Promote Firms and Member Organizations’ Engineers Week Activities

Engineering / Industry News
February 14, 2019

ACEC to Promote Firms and Member Organizations’ Engineers Week Activities

 

If your firm or Member Organization is participating in Engineers Week next week, February 17-23, let ACEC know what you’re doing.

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Panel Addresses Bridging the Gender Gap in Engineering

Education / Industry News
February 13, 2019

Panel Addresses Bridging the Gender Gap in Engineering

In a preview to Engineers Week, which starts next week, Congressmen Dan Lipinski (D-IL) and Bruce Westerman (R-AR) joined students and other guests for a panel discussion on the future of women in engineering.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
February 13, 2019

California to Scale Back High-Speed Rail Project

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Tuesday that the California High Speed Rail Project will be dramatically cut back.

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Member Firm News
February 14, 2019

Reiss Engineering has been selected to build infrastructure at Lake Jesup in Florida where four teams of scientists will compete in The George Barley Water Prize. 

https://www.acec.org/defa


February 13, 2019

The Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust (OCWUT) has signed Woolpert to an eight-year, multimillion-dollar contract to provide asset management and sewer condition assessment services throughout the city.

https://woolpert.com/reso


February 7, 2019

Woolpert has received the 2019 Lidar Leader Award for Outstanding Enterprise Achievement, presented by the International Lidar Mapping Forum (ILMF) and Lidar Magazine. Woolpert was honored for its many high-level, pioneering contributions to the lidar industry in service, management and development since the technology was introduced.

https://woolpert.com/reso


Market Indicators
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ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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58.5 (4th Quarter)
66.7 (3rd Quarter)

Engineering Employment
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1,493,400 (Jan)
1,494.400 (Dec)

Construction Put in Place
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1,299,900,000 (Nov)
1,289,700,000 (Oct)

ACEC Stock Index
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33.43 (Feb 11)
33.88 (Feb 4)

Dodge Momentum Index
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157.6 (Jan)
150.6 (Dec)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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280 Deals year-over-year (Jan)
287 Deals year-over-year (Dec)

AIA Billings Index
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50.4 (Dec)
54.7 (Nov)

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