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Industry News / Market Forecast
June 5, 2019

U.S. Energy Storage Deployments Increase 232 Percent Year-over-Year

More than 148 megawatts of energy storage were deployed in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, a 232 percent increase over Q1 2018, according to the Wood Mackenzie U.S. Energy Storage Monitor. Front-of-the-meter (FTM) deployments rose more than 500 percent year-over-year.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
June 4, 2019

Survey Finds Americans Avoiding Automobile Travel Due To Highway Congestion

Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million car trips last year because of highway congestion, according to a survey from the U.S. Travel Association (USTA). According to USTA economists, those avoided trips equated to $30 billion in travel spending and 248,000 jobs lost.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
June 3, 2019

Nevada Tops Best Transportation System Report

Nevada ranks first in the United States for transportation, according to a recent study by U.S. News & World Report, followed by Utah, Delaware, Minnesota and Oregon.

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ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Features Politico's Tanya Snyder

ACEC News / Infrastructure
June 3, 2019

ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Features Politico's Tanya Snyder

Tune in to the latest ACEC Engineering Influence podcast, featuring Tanya Snyder, who covers transportation and infrastructure issues on Capitol Hill for Politico.

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Member Firm News
August 14, 2019

Boxwood Merger Corp. (Nasdaq: BWMC, BWMCU and BWMCW) (“Boxwood”), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, and Atlas Intermediate Holdings LLC (“Atlas”) (combined together with Boxwood, the “Company”), a leading provider of professional testing, inspection, engineering and consulting services, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Atlas will become a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Boxwood. Immediately following the proposed transaction, Boxwood intends to change its name to Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (“Atlas Technical”) and its shares of Class A common stock are expected to continue to be listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “ATCX.”

https://www.oneatlas.com/


August 6, 2019

The joint venture of Gannett Fleming and Dewberry announced that it was awarded one of four five-year engineering/architecture indefinite delivery, indefinitely quantity (IDIQ) contracts issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District.

http://www.dewberry.com/n


July 24, 2019

WEST was awarded a 5-year Indefinite Delivery Architect-Engineer Contract worth up to $4.5 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Los Angeles District for AE Hydrologic and Hydraulic Services for Civil Works Projects. 

https://www.westconsultan


Market Indicators
Indicators

ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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62.6 (2Q, 2019)
62.2 (1Q, 2019)

Engineering Employment
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1,521,800 (July)
1,517,500 (June)

Construction Spending
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$1,286,997,000 (June)
$1,303,427,000 (May)

ACEC Stock Index
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38.16 (August 5)
41.90 (July 29)

Dodge Momentum Index
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138.9 (July)
145.6 (June)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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297 Deals year-over-year (August)
312 Deals year-over-year (July)

AIA Billings Index
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49.1 (June)
50.2 (May)

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