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First International BIM Standards Published

Industry News
February 7, 2019

First International BIM Standards Published

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has released the first international Building Information Modeling (BIM) standards.

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Keep Your Firm Thriving with ACEC's Business of Design Consulting Course, April 3-6

ACEC News / Education
February 6, 2019

Keep Your Firm Thriving with ACEC's Business of Design Consulting Course, April 3-6

ACEC’s Business of Design Consulting course in Phoenix, April 3-6, provides a proven playbook for building leadership and managing your firm.

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ACEC/Ohio Supports U.S. Representative Kaptur

Advocacy / Member Organizations
February 6, 2019

ACEC/Ohio Supports U.S. Representative Kaptur

Meeting with ACEC/Ohio members, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, discussed working with the engineering industry to improve the Ohio Turnpike and create an energy corridor. Pictured left to right: Tom Mosure, ms consultants; Rep. Kaptur; Mike Duffey, SSOE Group; and ACEC/Ohio President Beth Easterday.

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Arkansas DOT Provides $1 million For New University Civil Engineering Research Center

Industry News / Infrastructure
February 5, 2019

Arkansas DOT Provides $1 million For New University Civil Engineering Research Center

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Transportation has made a $1 million investment in a new Civil Engineering Research and Education Center at the University of Arkansas.

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Construction Material and Labor Costs Climb in January, Expected to Increase Through First Half of 2019

Industry Statistics
February 5, 2019

Construction Material and Labor Costs Climb in January, Expected to Increase Through First Half of 2019

Construction costs rose in January according to the IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index. The Index, which is a leading indicator for material price and wage inflation in the A/E/C industry, stood at 54.4 in January, up from 53.0 in December.

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Member Firm News
June 15, 2021

How and where we access health care is changing rapidly due to the pressures COVID-19 has brought to bear on our health services globally.  One of the changes has been in health facility design, according to  Jacobs’ Director of Health Infrastructure Matthew Holmes and Healthcare Architect and Physician Dr. Diana Anderson.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


June 15, 2021

A Roadmap to NetZero, part of Black & Veatch’s Hydrogen 2021 program, presents a technology agnostic guide to strategic decarbonization road mapping

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


June 8, 2021

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced the acquisition of Edmonds Engineering. The 75+ person firm has five locations with offices in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, with its headquarters located in Birmingham, Alabama.

https://www.dewberry.com/


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,551,500 (May)
1,549,800 (April)

Construction Spending
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$1,524,200,000 (April)
$1,521,000,000 (March)

Dodge Momentum Index
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178.0 (May)
163.2 (April)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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357 Deals--Up 24 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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58.5 (May)
57.9 (April)

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