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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 13, 2019

California to Scale Back High-Speed Rail Project

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Tuesday that the California High Speed Rail Project will be dramatically cut back.

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Panel Addresses Bridging the Gender Gap in Engineering

Engineers Week / Industry News
February 13, 2019

Panel Addresses Bridging the Gender Gap in Engineering

In a preview to Engineers Week, which starts next week, Congressmen Dan Lipinski (D-IL) and Bruce Westerman (R-AR) joined students and other guests for a panel discussion on the future of women in engineering.

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Solar Employment Dropped in 2018; Companies Bullish for 2019

Industry News / Industry Statistics
February 12, 2019

Solar Employment Dropped in 2018; Companies Bullish for 2019

For the second straight year, employment in the solar industry fell in 2018. The number of jobs at solar firms fell 3.2 percent last year, on top of a 3.8 percent decline in 2017.

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Education / Industry News
February 12, 2019

National Academies Report Looks at Improving Engineering Education

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have published a report exploring the characteristics and career choices of engineering graduates.

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Engineering Excellence Awards Judges Select Top Projects of the Year; EEA Gala on May 7

ACEC News / Awards
February 11, 2019

Engineering Excellence Awards Judges Select Top Projects of the Year; EEA Gala on May 7

Andy Ciancia, chair of the Engineering Excellence Awards Committee, addressing the panel of judges this weekend as they began the three-day process to winnow down the record 196 project entries to the best of the best, including the Grand Conceptor Award.

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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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