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Industry News / Opinion
January 7, 2020

Guest Blog Post: Data is the New Infrastructure

Bentley System's Brian Robins discusses why data is the new infrastructure and whoever has the most data usually wins.

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Hit the Ground Running with Exclusive 2020 Engineering Market Forecast, January 9

Education / Market Forecast
January 6, 2020

Hit the Ground Running with Exclusive 2020 Engineering Market Forecast, January 9

On Thursday, January 9, FMI Capital Investors’ Greg Powell will present the online class 2020 Engineering Industry Outlook – Important Trends and Market Dynamics that Will Influence the Industry in the Year to Come, exploring current economic conditions, discussing the outlook for the A/E market, and laying out some of the key factors influencing engineering companies as we head into the new year.

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EEA Entry Deadline Extended to January 8, 2020. Don't Delay!

ACEC News / Awards
January 3, 2020

EEA Entry Deadline Extended to January 8, 2020. Don't Delay!

The entry deadline for the national Engineering Excellence Awards has been extended to Wednesday, January 8, 2020.

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ACEC of New Jersey's Can Sculpture Contest Raises $1,500 for Charity

ACEC News / Member Organizations
January 2, 2020

ACEC of New Jersey's Can Sculpture Contest Raises $1,500 for Charity

ACEC of New Jersey's annual Holiday Can Sculpture contest in December raised more than $1,500 for Toys for Tots. In addition, ACECNJ Member Firms donated more than 200 toys. Ten firms participated in the contest--the largest number ever--and WSP USA won with its Fun in the Sun display.

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Advocacy / Industry News
December 20, 2019

Treasury Questions Section 179D Payments to Governmental Clients

The Treasury letter expresses concern that designers are being asked to make payments to their governmental clients, and states that this practice is inconsistent with the policy goals of Section 179D.

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Member Firm News
February 21, 2020

Semco Maritime and ISC Consulting Engineers, based in Denmark, along with WSP USA based in the U.S. have announced a partnership that will combine Semco Maritime and ISC’s offshore wind farm and substation engineering and construction experience with WSP’s expertise in U.S. offshore wind permitting and engineering.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


February 7, 2020

Terracon is excited to announce its acquisition of Skelly and Loy (S&L), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa. S&L is a privately held environmental consulting and engineering services company, with more than 50 years serving public- and private-sector clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.

https://www.prnewswire.co


February 4, 2020

AECOM announced today that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the sixth consecutive year.

https://www.aecom.com/pre


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,532,800 (December)
1,529,700 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,324,100,000 (November)
$1,316,800,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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156.2 (December)
153.9 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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310 Deals--Up 4 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.5 (December)
51.9 (November)

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