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Industry News / Infrastructure
May 21, 2019

EPA Targets Making All Environmental Permit Decisions Within Six Months

Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), said last week the agency's "ultimate goal is to make all permit decisions, up or down, in six months."

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Industry News / Infrastructure
May 21, 2019

U.S. Army Corps Plans to Strengthen Flood Control Along Missouri River

In the wake of the record-breaking flooding this spring in states along the Missouri River, the U.s. Army Corps of Engineers is looking to strengthen the flood control system along the river.

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ACEC News / Convention
May 17, 2019

Guest Post: UBER IN or UBER OUT?

2018-19 ACEC/Florida President Rick Baldocchi, vice president of Avcon, Inc. in Orlando, recounts how the recent ACEC Annual Convention stimulated his thinking about the impact of technology on the engineering industry and the American economy.

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ACEC's Darr Participates in Infrastructure Week Panel Discussion on Outlook for Legislation

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 16, 2019

ACEC's Darr Participates in Infrastructure Week Panel Discussion on Outlook for Legislation

As a part of Infrastructure Week, ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr participated in a panel discussion hosted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association on the outlook in Washington for getting an infrastructure bill passed by Congress.

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ACEC Hosts Reception for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at ACEC Convention

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 15, 2019

ACEC Hosts Reception for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at ACEC Convention

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) discussed the Senate agenda and prospects for an infrastructure package during a reception at the 2019 ACEC Annual Convention in Washington, D.C.
 

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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
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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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