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Transportation Initiatives Perform Strongly in November 5 Elections

Advocacy / Industry News
November 7, 2019

Transportation Initiatives Perform Strongly in November 5 Elections

In the November 5 elections, almost 90 percent of state and local transportation ballot initiatives were approved, according to analysis by the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC).

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Registration Open for 2020 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., April 26-29

ACEC News / Convention
November 6, 2019

Registration Open for 2020 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., April 26-29

Register today for the 2020 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., April 29-29. Join colleagues on Capitol Hill to advocate for engineering, meet with peers and prospective partners, gain fresh ideas from experts and innovators, and celebrate the year's top engineering achievements at the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala. Click here for more information.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
November 6, 2019

Dodge Forecasts 4 Percent Drop in Construction Starts Value in 2020

U.S. construction starts will slip 4 percent in 2020 to $776 billion, according to the latest forecast from Dodge Data & Analytics.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
November 6, 2019

ACEC Calls for Senate Action on Bills to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

 

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), ACEC urged action on several bills that promote the development of new technologies to reduce greenhouse emissions.

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ACEC News / President's Monthly Update
November 5, 2019

President's Monthly Update--November, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr reports on the record-breaking ACEC Fall Conference, the launch of the Council's new strategic plan, and a busy month at National HQ.

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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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