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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
April 11, 2019

Congressional Panel Members Support Boosting Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Allocations

Bipartisan members of a House subcommittee expressed support this week for fully allocating the $10 billion balance in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF).

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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
April 11, 2019

ACEC’s Professional Liability Insurance Survey of Member Firms Ends Friday, April 12

The 2019 ACEC Professional Liability Insurance Survey of Member Firms for Fiscal Year 2018 ends at COB Friday, April 12. 

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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 11, 2019

Legislation Introduced to Make Passthrough Deduction Permanent

Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) has introduced the Senate version of the Main Street Tax Certainty Act, which would make the Section 199A 20 percent passthrough tax deduction permanent.  Representatives Jason Smith (R-MO) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) introduced identical legislation in the House.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
April 10, 2019

FMI Forecast: Market Growth Pace Slows; Non-Residential Structures to Outperform

Total U.S. engineering and construction spending is forecast to rise 3 percent in 2019, down from a 4 percent increase in 2018, according to the latest FMI U.S. Construction Outlook.

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Four Great Reasons to Attend the ACEC Annual Convention

ACEC News / Convention
April 9, 2019

Four Great Reasons to Attend the ACEC Annual Convention

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr lays out her top reasons to attend the 2019 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., May 5-8.

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Member Firm News
January 12, 2021

As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

https://www.bv.com/news/b


January 8, 2021

HDR is serving as owner’s engineer for Invenergy’s recently announced Samson Solar Energy Center, the largest solar project in U.S. history. Located in northeastern Texas, Samson Solar Energy Center is designed to produce 1,310 megawatts of power. 

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


December 21, 2020

Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire KTA, an engineering firm with core expertise in mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, commissioning, third party plan review, and lighting design.

https://www.acec.org/defa


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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