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Advocacy / Member Organizations
April 4, 2019

Minuteman Fund Helps ACEC/Florida Secure Victory in Landmark Legal Case for Engineering Industry

In a victory for ACEC/Florida and the Minuteman Fund, the Florida State Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from an appellate court decision upholding the enforceability of contract terms protecting design professionals from liability for consequential damages and for the first time in Florida defining the broad scope of consequential damages.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
April 4, 2019

Upgrading of Deficient Bridges at Slowest Pace in Five Years

The number of structurally deficient bridges across the country declined last year to 47,052, but according to analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, the pace of repair has slowed to the slowest point in the past five years.

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Global Engineering Survey Highlights Environmental Challenges

Engineering / Industry News
April 4, 2019

Global Engineering Survey Highlights Environmental Challenges

Environmental issues will be the number one global challenge over the next 25 years, according to a DiscoverE survey of nearly 3,000 engineers from more than 80 countries

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Advocacy
April 4, 2019

Ways and Means Committee Approves Retirement Savings, IRS Reform Bills

On Tuesday, the House Ways and Means Committee unanimously approved the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act, HR 1994), which is designed to address the retirement savings gap.

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Forum Focuses on Improved Collaboration between ACEC National and State Organizations

ACEC News / Member Organizations
April 3, 2019

Forum Focuses on Improved Collaboration between ACEC National and State Organizations

ACEC Chair Manish Kothari, President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr, ACEC/Maryland Executive Director Jim Otradovec, and ACEC Chair-elect Mitch Simpler discuss opportunities to increase engagement between Member Organizations and the national office.

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Member Firm News
September 16, 2021

Woolpert has acquired AAM, a global geospatial services company that specializes in aerial mapping, surveying, GIS, and the development of innovative geospatial processes and technologies. AAM is headquartered in Australia and has offices across New Zealand, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Woolpert is a U.S.-based architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG) and strategic consulting firm with 44 offices in three countries.

https://woolpert.com/reso


September 15, 2021

Under a Master Serves Agreement (MSA), a local team of Brown and Caldwell, Lotus Water, and Paradigm Environmental will provide a diverse range of services to implement San Jose's 2019 Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Plan. 

https://brownandcaldwell.


September 9, 2021

Perkins Engineering Consultants, a Texas engineering firm specializing in water/wastewater services, joined Mead & Hunt, a national, full-service architectural-engineering firm, on August 1st, 2021. This move allows both Mead & Hunt and Perkins Engineering Consultants to offer enhanced services to clients and expand their geographic reach, furthering the strategic vision of both firms.

https://acec.org//default


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,561,200 (July)
1,556,600 (June)

Construction Spending
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$1,552,200,000 (June)
$1,551,200,000 (May)

Dodge Momentum Index
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155.8 (July)
164.9 (June)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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380 Deals—Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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54.6 (July)
57.1 (June)

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