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Industry News / Industry Statistics
March 5, 2019

U.S. Construction Spending Dips 0.6 Percent in December

Construction spending dropped 0.6 percent in December, following on a 0.8 percent drop in November.

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Cybersecurity Company Asserts Chinese Hackers Targeting Engineering, Transportation, Defense Firms

Industry News
March 5, 2019

Cybersecurity Company Asserts Chinese Hackers Targeting Engineering, Transportation, Defense Firms

The cyber-espionage firm FireEye asserts a hacker organization backed by the Chinese government is targeting engineering, transportation, and defense firms with links to the maritime sector.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
March 5, 2019

U.S. DOT Secretary Chao Calls for Streamlined Permitting

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said cutting red tape at the federal level continues to be a primary goal at the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
March 4, 2019

L.A.'s Aggressive Wastewater Recycling Plan Would Supply Up to One-Third of City's Water by 2035

Los Angeles has set a goal of recycling almost all of the city's treated wastewater into drinkable water by 2035.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 28, 2019

Congressional Transportation Leaders Optimistic About Passing Infrastructure Program

At the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 2019 Washington Briefing this week, House and Senate transportation committee leaders said all funding options are on the table for delivering a new transportation infrastructure bill this year.

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Member Firm News
April 30, 2020

In the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Parsons Corporation is working with Battelle to operate the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination SystemTM that will disinfect N-95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in support of pandemic relief efforts across the United States.

https://www.parsons.com/2


April 22, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jacobs released a Climate Action Plan that outlines the commitments the company is making to help abate the climate crisis. 

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


April 22, 2020

Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020.

https://www.ecslimited.co


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,537,500 (March)
1,538,300 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,366,700,000 (February)
$1,384,500,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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146.5 (March)
147.4 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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289 Deals--Down 11 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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33.3 (March)
53.4 (February)

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