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Fall Conference Keynoter Keller Rinaudo Highlights Innovation as Competitive Advantage

ACEC News / Fall Conference
July 25, 2019

Fall Conference Keynoter Keller Rinaudo Highlights Innovation as Competitive Advantage

ACEC Fall Conference keynote speaker Keller Rinaudo is leading a visionary effort to use drone technology to save lives in some of the most remote parts of the globe.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 25, 2019

ACEC Urges Congressional Action on USMCA

As a member of a coalition of more than 600 business groups, ACEC is calling on Congress to finally take up the US-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.

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Five Top Performers Win 2019 Young Professional of the Year Awards

ACEC News / Awards
July 25, 2019

Five Top Performers Win 2019 Young Professional of the Year Awards

ACEC has recognized five Member Firm employees as 2019 Young Professionals of the Year. This annual awards program promotes the accomplishments of young engineers by highlighting their contributions to engineering and to society.

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EBI: Recruitment and Retention are Biggest Challenges for Firm Leaders

Industry News / Market Forecast
July 25, 2019

EBI: Recruitment and Retention are Biggest Challenges for Firm Leaders

More than half of firm leaders (52 percent) participating in the 2nd Quarter ACEC Engineering Business Index survey reported that recruiting and retaining quality employees is their biggest challenge.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 23, 2019

"Importance of Advocacy" Pushes Alabama Past Fundraising Goal

For the 14th time in 17 years, ACEC/Alabama has hit its ACEC/PAC target.

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Member Firm News
September 17, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development approved an annual funding bill that increases investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

The bill fulfills FAST Act funding levels for highway programs at $46.4 billion from the Highway Trust Fund and adds an additional $2.7 billion from the General Fund for surface transportation block grants, railway-highway crossing safety improvement, and bridge repairs.

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September 10, 2019

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

https://www.bv.com/news/s


September 3, 2019

Montreal-based WSP Global Inc., says it intends to grow its U.S. presence further with a planned $65-million acquisition of environmental consultant Lancaster, N.Y.-based Ecology and Environment Inc.

https://www.enr.com/artic


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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39.16 (October 7)
40.25 (September 9)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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