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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
April 2, 2019

FEMA to Invest $400 to $600 Million Annually in Disaster Mitigation

States prone to hurricanes, floods, and other disasters will have access to between $400 and $600 million in grants annually through an expanded FEMA disaster mitigation program created by Congress last year. The funds will be available beginning in 2020.

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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
April 2, 2019

Take Part in ACEC’s Professional Liability Insurance Survey of Member Firms

The 2019 ACEC Professional Liability Insurance Survey of Member Firms for Fiscal Year 2018 is taking place through Friday, April 12.  

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ACEC News / Advocacy
March 28, 2019

ACEC Joins Stakeholder Letter Opposing Intrusive “Transparency” Legislation

ACEC was recently featured in a Bloomberg Law article, States want to snoop on contractors, but plans are stalling, written by Bloomberg’s Andrew Wallender and Sara Merken. The article focused on legislation that is being offered in multiple states to monitor the computer activity of contractors doing work on public sector projects.

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April 4 Online Class: Why ESOPs Work So Well at Engineering Firms

ACEC News / Education
March 27, 2019

April 4 Online Class: Why ESOPs Work So Well at Engineering Firms

The engineering industry has more ESOP ownership than just about any other industry. According to Robert Massengill of Pilot Hill Advisors, there are a lot of reasons why.

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ACEC News / Awards
March 26, 2019

Nominate Top Guns in Your Firm for Young Professional of the Year Award

ACEC's annual Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes the accomplishments of young professionals who have contributed to the engineering industry and made an impact on society. The program aims to enhance the image of engineering by honoring young, diverse and talented engineers.

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Member Firm News
August 7, 2020

Burns & McDonnell hosted its seventh annual Community of Inclusion Awards via a virtual event, recognizing small and diverse businesses in California for outstanding project performance and client service on critical infrastructure projects.

https://nobleprofit.com/n


August 6, 2020

Jacobs has launched a global Action Plan for Advancing Justice and Equality, which builds on Jacobs’ existing global inclusion and diversity strategy, TogetherBeyond?, and sets actionable initiatives and measurable objectives in the company’s continuing efforts to address embedded and systemic racial inequities.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


August 5, 2020

Urban Engineers is proud to celebrate and recognize its 60th anniversary. The firm opened in August of 1960 with a staff of seven and has grown to a staff of 475 with 15 offices across the country. To celebrate the firm’s culture, people, partners, and projects, Urban has been running an online campaign called #UR60N that highlighted a different aspect of the firm each month building up to the anniversary this August.

https://urbanengineers.co


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,475,900 (June)
1,463,500 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,356,400,000 (May)
$1,386,100,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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121.5 (June)
130.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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273 Deals--Down 19 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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32.0 (May)
29.5 (April)

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