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Industry News / Industry Statistics
June 10, 2019

Construction Spending Flat in April; Public Spending Up

U.S. Construction speing in April, 2019 was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,298 billion, down slightly from the March rate of $1,299 billion.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
June 7, 2019

Disaster Relief Package Provides Billions for Infrastructure

On June 6, President Trump signed into law a $19.1 billion disaster-relief package, more than half of which will fund infrastructure and related work in regions hit by hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters.

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Member Organization Leaders Dive into ACEC Services During Orientation Session at National HQ

ACEC News / Member Organizations
June 6, 2019

Member Organization Leaders Dive into ACEC Services During Orientation Session at National HQ

ACEC Senior Vice President Advocacy and External Affairs Steve Hall (standing) discusses the Council advocacy program and agenda with State Organization leadership at ACEC/National Headquarters

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Industry News / Market Forecast
June 5, 2019

U.S. Energy Storage Deployments Increase 232 Percent Year-over-Year

More than 148 megawatts of energy storage were deployed in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, a 232 percent increase over Q1 2018, according to the Wood Mackenzie U.S. Energy Storage Monitor. Front-of-the-meter (FTM) deployments rose more than 500 percent year-over-year.

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ACEC News / Awards
June 5, 2019

Eight Top Engineering Students to Receive ACEC Scholarships

ACEC’s Fellows Committee has chosen eight engineering students to receive 2019 ACEC Scholarships.

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Member Firm News
September 17, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development approved an annual funding bill that increases investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

The bill fulfills FAST Act funding levels for highway programs at $46.4 billion from the Highway Trust Fund and adds an additional $2.7 billion from the General Fund for surface transportation block grants, railway-highway crossing safety improvement, and bridge repairs.

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September 10, 2019

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

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


September 3, 2019

Montreal-based WSP Global Inc., says it intends to grow its U.S. presence further with a planned $65-million acquisition of environmental consultant Lancaster, N.Y.-based Ecology and Environment Inc.

https://www.enr.com/artic


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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39.16 (October 7)
40.25 (September 9)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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