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Trump Administration Broadens

Industry News / Infrastructure
February 4, 2019

Trump Administration Broadens "Buy American" Rules to Infrastructure

Trump Administration aims to extend "Buy American' requirements to infrastructure projeccts that receive federal financial support.

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How Much Money Would Proposed Gas Tax Increases Raise?

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
January 31, 2019

How Much Money Would Proposed Gas Tax Increases Raise?

If Congress raises the gas tax by 25 cents over five years, what impact would that have on the Highway Trust Fund?

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Combating Road Salt Damage with Bacteria

Industry News / Infrastructure
January 28, 2019

Combating Road Salt Damage with Bacteria

Engineers from Drexel University have discovered a new way to protect concrete from the damaging effects of calcium oxychloride, a byproduct of road salt.

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Industry News / Market Forecast

Construction Confidence Rebounds in Second Quarter

The Commercial Construction Index (CCI), which track contractor confidence, rose two points in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19), following a three point drop in the first quarter (1Q19) survey.

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ACEC News / Member Firms

ACEC Health/Life Trust Highlights Wellness in Latest Engineering Influence Podcast

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, April Leonard and Lindsay Simone of the ACEC Health/Life Trust share their top tips for staying healthy in 2020 and outline how Member Firms can take advantage of the Trust’s wellness programs to build a stronger, healthier organization.

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Member Firm News
October 20, 2020

Black & Veatch’s 2020 Strategic Directions: Electric Report – driven by expert analyses of a survey of more than 600 power sector stakeholders – brings into focus an electric industry navigating its way through challenges and opportunities of an evolving energy ecosystem.

 

https://www.bv.com/2020-s


October 14, 2020

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a General Design, Civil Works Projects Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract to the H D CW Joint Venture, led by the consulting firms of HDR and Dewberry

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


October 6, 2020

Terracon is pleased to announce it has further enhanced Stage1; its innovative site-selection tool to now include environmental and geotechnical condition assessment. Stage1 combines Terracon's extensive project data, compiled over its 50-plus year history, with environmental and geologic data sources from more than 700 public and private map sources, and curates it with the local experience of professionals from more than 150 offices to provide remote, site-specific site research without the cost, time and risk associated with intrusive exploration and investigation.

https://www.prnewswire.co


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,500,800 (September)
1,487,700 (August)

Construction Spending
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$1,412,800,000 (August)
$1,392,700,000 (July)

Dodge Momentum Index
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130.8 (September)
126.2 (August)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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299 Deals--Down 3 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
40.0 (July)
40.0 (June)

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