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Dodge Momentum Index Drops in July; Institutional Sector Takes Bigger Hit

Industry News / Market Forecast
August 12, 2019

Dodge Momentum Index Drops in July; Institutional Sector Takes Bigger Hit

The Dodge Momentum Index dropped 4.6 percent in July to 138.9, down from the revised June reading of 145.6. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.

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ACEC News / Member Organizations
August 12, 2019

Artl Takes Helm at ACEC/Illinois

Kevin Artl will be the new president/CEO of ACEC/Illinois. Artl, who currently serves as the COO of the Illinois Toll Highway Authority, will take office in mid-September.

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Senator Barrasso Meets with ACEC Leadership

ACEC News / Advocacy
August 9, 2019

Senator Barrasso Meets with ACEC Leadership

Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) (third from left) discussed the political situation in Washington D.C. with the ACEC Executive Committee during the summer meeting in Jackson Hole this week.

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ACEC Hosts Member Organization Staff for Training Session to Improve Member Services

ACEC News / Member Organizations
August 9, 2019

ACEC Hosts Member Organization Staff for Training Session to Improve Member Services

In ACEC's inaugural Member Organization staff training session, ACEC/PAC Director Jennifer Pugh (center) describes the resources available to Member Organizations to improve their political fundraising programs.

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Engineering Influence Podcast Unveils New ACEC Online Course on Project Management

ACEC News / Education
August 6, 2019

Engineering Influence Podcast Unveils New ACEC Online Course on Project Management

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Senior Marketing and Education Manager Maureen Brown speaks with Howard Birnberg, executive director of the Association for Project Managers, about ACEC's newest online course: Advanced Skills for Superior Project Managers.

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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
Indicators

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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