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Industry News / Industry Statistics
March 5, 2019

U.S. Construction Spending Dips 0.6 Percent in December

Construction spending dropped 0.6 percent in December, following on a 0.8 percent drop in November.

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Cybersecurity Company Asserts Chinese Hackers Targeting Engineering, Transportation, Defense Firms

Industry News
March 5, 2019

Cybersecurity Company Asserts Chinese Hackers Targeting Engineering, Transportation, Defense Firms

The cyber-espionage firm FireEye asserts a hacker organization backed by the Chinese government is targeting engineering, transportation, and defense firms with links to the maritime sector.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
March 5, 2019

U.S. DOT Secretary Chao Calls for Streamlined Permitting

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said cutting red tape at the federal level continues to be a primary goal at the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
March 4, 2019

L.A.'s Aggressive Wastewater Recycling Plan Would Supply Up to One-Third of City's Water by 2035

Los Angeles has set a goal of recycling almost all of the city's treated wastewater into drinkable water by 2035.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 28, 2019

Congressional Transportation Leaders Optimistic About Passing Infrastructure Program

At the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 2019 Washington Briefing this week, House and Senate transportation committee leaders said all funding options are on the table for delivering a new transportation infrastructure bill this year.

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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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