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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
April 11, 2019

ACEC’s Professional Liability Insurance Survey of Member Firms Ends Friday, April 12

The 2019 ACEC Professional Liability Insurance Survey of Member Firms for Fiscal Year 2018 ends at COB Friday, April 12. 

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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 11, 2019

Legislation Introduced to Make Passthrough Deduction Permanent

Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) has introduced the Senate version of the Main Street Tax Certainty Act, which would make the Section 199A 20 percent passthrough tax deduction permanent.  Representatives Jason Smith (R-MO) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) introduced identical legislation in the House.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
April 10, 2019

FMI Forecast: Market Growth Pace Slows; Non-Residential Structures to Outperform

Total U.S. engineering and construction spending is forecast to rise 3 percent in 2019, down from a 4 percent increase in 2018, according to the latest FMI U.S. Construction Outlook.

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Four Great Reasons to Attend the ACEC Annual Convention

ACEC News / Convention
April 9, 2019

Four Great Reasons to Attend the ACEC Annual Convention

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr lays out her top reasons to attend the 2019 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., May 5-8.

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Industry News
April 9, 2019

USGBC Releases LEED v4.1 for Cities, Communities and Residential Homes

The new LEED v4.1 certification is available for homes, cities, and communities. The certification places an emphasis on performance monitoring, social equity, fully integrated designs, and human health factors.

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Member Firm News
August 4, 2021

Integration of information and operational systems is key as DER cause a fundamental shift in how energy is managed on the grid. Black & Veatch’s new eBook, Smart Utility eBook: Industry Benchmarks for Progress and Future Actions, explores this theme to help electric utilities reflect on successful actions while prioritizing approaches that will accelerate the development of a more flexible, more resilient electricity grid.

https://www.3blmedia.com/


July 30, 2021

Jacobs launched CollectivelySM on June 1, 2020. Not only did we launch the program to all 50,000 eligible users, but we also launched in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We trained 140 volunteers – our Collectively Ambassadors – before launch day, immersing them in the powers of the platform and equipping them with the tools to spread the word from within their local offices and through the eight Jacobs Employee Networks.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


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.

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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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