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ACEC News / President's Monthly Update
March 8, 2019

President's Monthly Update -- March, 2019

ACEC President/CEO summarizes a busy February at the Council and looks ahead to the upcoming ACEC Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., May 5-8, 2019.
 

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ACEC News / Convention
March 7, 2019

Stakeholder Group Leaders to Share Insider Insights on Key Industry Issues at ACEC Convention in Washington, D.C., May 5-8

ACEC Chairman Manish Kothari and President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr will moderate a panel of CEOs representing key stakeholder organizations in a discussion of current issues and the political state of play between a divided Congress and the White House.

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ACEC Testifies Before House Small Business Committee

ACEC News / Advocacy
March 6, 2019

ACEC Testifies Before House Small Business Committee

In a House Committee on Small Business hearing, “Rebuilding America: Small Business Perspective.” Roseline Bougher, president of A.D. Marble, a 50-employee environmental and engineering firm in King of Prussia, Pa., testified on ACEC's behalf about the impact of the lack of infrastructure funding on small firms.

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ACEC News / Education
March 6, 2019

Contracting for Professional Services Part 3: Problematic Words, Phrases, Clauses

When the interpretation of contract language can turn on a single word or punctuation mark, you need to be ready to recognize and sidestep every pitfall and trap.

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Industry News
March 5, 2019

Senators Introduce Bill to Set Timeline for EPA on PFAS

Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) have introduced a bill to require the Environmental Protection Agency to designate per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water as hazardous substances under the Superfund law.

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Member Firm News
June 14, 2019

TTWiiN Investment Partners, the innovation investment arm of Thornton Tomasetti, a global leader in the design and optimization  of structures and systems, announces investment in XtreeE, a Paris-based technology company focusing on large-scale 3D-printing solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction industry. 

https://www.ttwiin.com/ne


June 4, 2019

Black & Veatch's New Strategic Directions Report reflects critical role of data and planning in water infrastructure system. Smarter infrastructure, with data at its core, will play a crucial role in overcoming varied threats to our water supply. 

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


May 28, 2019

Woolpert Chief Scientist Qassim Abdullah was invited to help evaluate whether unmanned aircraft systems can accurately and efficiently measure stream stage, velocity, bathymetry and discharge.

https://woolpert.com/reso


Market Indicators
Indicators

ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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62.2 (1Q, 2019)
58.5 (4Q, 2018)

Engineering Employment
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1,516,200 (May)
1,512,600 (Apr)

Construction Spending
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$1,298,500,000 (Apr)
$1,299,200,000 (Mar)

ACEC Stock Index
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38.42 (June 7)
37.35 (May 31)

Dodge Momentum Index
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144.3 (Apr)
145.1 (Mar)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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312 Deals year-over-year (Jun)
294 Deals year-over-year (May)

AIA Billings Index
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50.5 (Apr)
47.8 (Mar)

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