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December 20, 2019

Congress Reauthorizes Ex-Im Bank Through 2026

The House and Senate included a long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank in the year-end spending deal.  President Trump has indicated that he will sign the legislation.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 20, 2019

Congress Includes Tax Policy in Budget Deal; Bill Awaits President's Signature

Congress extended expired tax provisions as part of a year-end budget deal in December, including the Section 179D energy-efficient commercial buildings tax deduction and the Section 45 production tax credit for renewable resources. Most were reinstated retroactively for 2018 and 2019, and prospectively for 2020.

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Karen George Celebrates 30 Years of Service at ACEC

ACEC News
December 19, 2019

Karen George Celebrates 30 Years of Service at ACEC

At the Council's Annual Holiday Party, President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr (right) presents a plaque to Human Resources Director Karen George recognizing her 30 years of distinguished service to ACEC and the engineering industry.

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Sarah Simson to Judge in 2022 Winter Olympics

ACEC News / Member Organizations
December 18, 2019

Sarah Simson to Judge in 2022 Winter Olympics

Sarah Simson, who is married to ACEC New York President Jay Simson, will judge freestyle skiing events at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 18, 2019

ACEC Joins 700 Stakeholders Calling on House to Pass USMCA

ACEC has signed on to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce letter to all U.S. House Members urging immediate passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade treaty.

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

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


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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