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U.S. Construction Spending Continues to Slip; Gov’t Sector Falls for First Time Since June

Industry News / Industry Statistics
December 6, 2019

U.S. Construction Spending Continues to Slip; Gov’t Sector Falls for First Time Since June

Overall U.S. construction spending dropped 0.8 percent in October, following on a 0.3 percent decline in September. During the first 10 months of 2019, annualized construction spending is down 1.7 percent from a year earlier.

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EEA Entry Deadline is January 3, 2020! Don't Delay!

ACEC News / Awards
December 6, 2019

EEA Entry Deadline is January 3, 2020! Don't Delay!

The entry deadline for the national Engineering Excellence Awards is four weeks away. Click here to download the 2020 EEA Call for Entries brochure, which includes the list of project categories, entry rules and criteria, and a sample entry form.

 

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ACEC Wins Indonesian Regulatory Change During Southeast Asia Trade Mission

ACEC News / Advocacy
December 6, 2019

ACEC Wins Indonesian Regulatory Change During Southeast Asia Trade Mission

During the U.S. Commerce Department trade mission to Southeast Asia last month, ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler and former Chair Manish Kothari’s won a regulatory change to help U.S. engineering firms operating in Indonesia.

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ACEC News / Education
December 4, 2019

Doing Business Outside the U.S.? You Need to Participate in this December 10 Online Class

In the December 10 online class What Every Engineering Firm Should Know About the FCPA, William Steinman and Brooke Rodgers will do a deep-dive into the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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ACEC News / President's Monthly Update
December 4, 2019

President's Monthly Update--December, 2019

The highlight of last month was Chair Mitch Simpler and Former Chair Manish Kothari participating in a trade delegation to Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

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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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