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Registration Open for 2020 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., April 26-29

ACEC News / Convention
November 6, 2019

Registration Open for 2020 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., April 26-29

Register today for the 2020 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., April 29-29. Join colleagues on Capitol Hill to advocate for engineering, meet with peers and prospective partners, gain fresh ideas from experts and innovators, and celebrate the year's top engineering achievements at the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala. Click here for more information.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
November 6, 2019

Dodge Forecasts 4 Percent Drop in Construction Starts Value in 2020

U.S. construction starts will slip 4 percent in 2020 to $776 billion, according to the latest forecast from Dodge Data & Analytics.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
November 6, 2019

ACEC Calls for Senate Action on Bills to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

 

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), ACEC urged action on several bills that promote the development of new technologies to reduce greenhouse emissions.

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ACEC News / President's Monthly Update
November 5, 2019

President's Monthly Update--November, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr reports on the record-breaking ACEC Fall Conference, the launch of the Council's new strategic plan, and a busy month at National HQ.

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ACEC’s Simpler, Kothari Promote U.S. Engineering Industry at Asian Summit

ACEC News / Engineering
November 5, 2019

ACEC’s Simpler, Kothari Promote U.S. Engineering Industry at Asian Summit

On their trade mission with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Southeast Asia, ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler and former Chair Manish Kothari took part yesterday in the annual Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Member Firm News
February 21, 2020

Semco Maritime and ISC Consulting Engineers, based in Denmark, along with WSP USA based in the U.S. have announced a partnership that will combine Semco Maritime and ISC’s offshore wind farm and substation engineering and construction experience with WSP’s expertise in U.S. offshore wind permitting and engineering.

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


February 7, 2020

Terracon is excited to announce its acquisition of Skelly and Loy (S&L), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa. S&L is a privately held environmental consulting and engineering services company, with more than 50 years serving public- and private-sector clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.

https://www.prnewswire.co


February 4, 2020

AECOM announced today that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the sixth consecutive year.

https://www.aecom.com/pre


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,532,800 (December)
1,529,700 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,324,100,000 (November)
$1,316,800,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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156.2 (December)
153.9 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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310 Deals--Up 4 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.5 (December)
51.9 (November)

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