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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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Join an ACEC Committee

ACEC News / Governance
February 5, 2019

Join an ACEC Committee

Now is the time to join an ACEC committee for 2019-2020.  Members of ACEC's Open and Appointed committees provide input and guidance on a wide range of issues affecting the Council, Member Firms and the engineering industry.

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ACEC Online Class Reveals The Simplest Ways to Make the Best of Proposal Writing

ACEC News / Education
February 5, 2019

ACEC Online Class Reveals The Simplest Ways to Make the Best of Proposal Writing

On February 7, from 1:30-3:00 pm, learn the tricks, formulas, and tactics to make crafting a winning proposal easier and less time-consuming.

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FHwA Nominee Nason Says All Transportation Funding Options Are On The Table

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 4, 2019

FHwA Nominee Nason Says All Transportation Funding Options Are On The Table

At her nomination hearing for FHwA Administrator, Nicole Nason said the Trump Administration will work with Congress to develop a long-term transportation funding solution.

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Member Firm News
November 29, 2021

The Kleinfelder Group, Inc., a leading engineering, design, construction management, construction materials inspection and testing, and environmental professional services firm, announced today that it has acquired Century Engineering, Inc. (Century) and all affiliates.

https://www.kleinfelder.c


November 23, 2021

The $100 million C-44 Reservoir/STA is the largest environmental restoration project in U.S. history, and included construction of several miles of canals, reservoirs, and new wetlands in Martin County. It is part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), designed to create a natural filter capable of cleaning billions of gallons of fresh water before it hits the St. Lucie Estuary and other waterways.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


November 22, 2021

Jacobs Global Technology Leader for Drinking Water Quality Jennifer Liggett, Global Drinking Water & Reuse Solutions Director Russell Ford, and Financial Services Consulting Team Lead Mike Matichich, summarize the recent H.R. 3684 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act legislation, including what the investments and opportunities are for the water sector and how funding may be accessed.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,596,800 (November)
1,594,800 (October)

Construction Spending
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$1,598,000,000 (October)
$1,594,800,000 (September)

Dodge Momentum Index
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181.2 (October)
164.6 (September)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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414 Deals—Up 32 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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54.3 (October)
56.6 (September)

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