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ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 16, 2019

ACEC Sets Bold New Course With Strategic Plan Promoting the Essential Value of Engineering to Society

ACEC adopted an aggressive new strategic plan this week that will support the industry’s critical role in addressing climate change, transportation safety, sustainable energy and other priorities in the built environment. The plan puts greater emphasis on research to drive thought leadership and proactive advocacy to assist policymakers and the industry to develop innovative solutions to these challenges>

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Economist Basu Forecasts Recession Due to Uncertainty Over 2020 Election

Fall Conference / Market Forecast
October 15, 2019

Economist Basu Forecasts Recession Due to Uncertainty Over 2020 Election

Economist Anirban Basu told attendees at the ACEC Fall Conference today that even though the U.S. economy is strong, he is forecasting a recession by the third or fourth quarter of 2020.

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Inspirational Speaker Sekou Andrews Calls on Fall Conference Attendees to

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 15, 2019

Inspirational Speaker Sekou Andrews Calls on Fall Conference Attendees to "Humanize Yourself"

Sekou Andrews brought his high-energy, genre-bending blend of public speaking to the ACEC Fall Conference, at various times discomforting and inspiring the audience.

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Washington Post’s Costa Says Capitol Hill in

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 14, 2019

Washington Post’s Costa Says Capitol Hill in "All-Out Political War"

Robert Costa, a top political reporter for the Washington Post told Fall Conference attendees on Monday that the nation is witnessing history regarding the ongoing impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump and the potential impact on the upcoming presidential elections.

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Rinaudo Tells Fall Conference About Cutting-Edge Autonomous Drone  Medial Supply Delivery System

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 14, 2019

Rinaudo Tells Fall Conference About Cutting-Edge Autonomous Drone Medial Supply Delivery System

Zipline CEO Keller Rinaudo thrilled the ACEC Fall Conference audience with how his company has developed cutting-edge drone technology to instantly deliver medical supplies to underserved populations in Africa.

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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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