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Panel Addresses Bridging the Gender Gap in Engineering

Engineers Week / 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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Solar Employment Dropped in 2018; Companies Bullish for 2019

Industry News / Industry Statistics
February 12, 2019

Solar Employment Dropped in 2018; Companies Bullish for 2019

For the second straight year, employment in the solar industry fell in 2018. The number of jobs at solar firms fell 3.2 percent last year, on top of a 3.8 percent decline in 2017.

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Education / Industry News
February 12, 2019

National Academies Report Looks at Improving Engineering Education

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have published a report exploring the characteristics and career choices of engineering graduates.

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Engineering Excellence Awards Judges Select Top Projects of the Year; EEA Gala on May 7

ACEC News / Awards
February 11, 2019

Engineering Excellence Awards Judges Select Top Projects of the Year; EEA Gala on May 7

Andy Ciancia, chair of the Engineering Excellence Awards Committee, addressing the panel of judges this weekend as they began the three-day process to winnow down the record 196 project entries to the best of the best, including the Grand Conceptor Award.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
February 8, 2019

ACEC Urges Congress to Approve Tax Extenders

 

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr sent a letter to Congress today urging extension of a variety of tax provisions that expired in 2017 and 2018.

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Member Firm News
April 9, 2020

Woolpert today announced that it has received the 2019 Google Cloud Specialization Partner of the Year Award for Location-Based Services.

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April 9, 2020

Sargent & Lundy has acquired Summit Engineering Services Inc., an independent multi-discipline design engineer firm dedicated to the oil and gas industry. 

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April 1, 2020

AECOM was selected by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop “The Impact of Climate Change and Population Growth on the National Flood Insurance Program Through 2100,” a study addressing riverine and coastal flood response to climate change in order to reduce the risk of flood damage.

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Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,540,300 (February)
1,530,000 (January)

Construction Spending
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$1,369,200,000 (January)
$1,345,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (February)
151.4 (January)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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320 Deals--Up 5 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.2 (January)
52.5 (December)

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