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Engineering Influence Podcast Unveils New ACEC Online Course on Project Management

ACEC News / Education
August 6, 2019

Engineering Influence Podcast Unveils New ACEC Online Course on Project Management

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Senior Marketing and Education Manager Maureen Brown speaks with Howard Birnberg, executive director of the Association for Project Managers, about ACEC's newest online course: Advanced Skills for Superior Project Managers.

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Industry Economist Anirban Basu to Provide In-Depth Market Forecast at ACEC Fall Conference

ACEC News / Fall Conference
August 5, 2019

Industry Economist Anirban Basu to Provide In-Depth Market Forecast at ACEC Fall Conference

Get the latest forecast for the U.S. economy and the A/E/C market from leading economist Anirban Basu at the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago, October 13-16.

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Study Finds U.S. Water Infrastructure to be Inadequate for Increasingly Severe Weather

Industry News / Infrastructure
August 5, 2019

Study Finds U.S. Water Infrastructure to be Inadequate for Increasingly Severe Weather

Current design standards for U.S. hydrologic infrastructure are not adequate for addressing the increased frequency and severity of extreme rainstorms, according to a report published last month in Geophysical Research Letters.

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Industry News
August 5, 2019

Former Energy Secretary Moniz Offers Framework for Deeply Decarbonized Economy

Former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz unveiled the Green Real Deal (GRD) last week, calling it a practical plan to tackle the climate crisis.

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Engineering Update Podcast Focuses on Rapid Growth of Public-Private Partnership Projects

ACEC News / Industry News
August 2, 2019

Engineering Update Podcast Focuses on Rapid Growth of Public-Private Partnership Projects

In the latest Engineering Update podcast, ACEC Senior Director of Private Market Resources Erin McLaughlin delves into the latest issue of ACEC Private Industry Brief, which focuses on Public-Private Partnerships.

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Member Firm News
August 14, 2019

Boxwood Merger Corp. (Nasdaq: BWMC, BWMCU and BWMCW) (“Boxwood”), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, and Atlas Intermediate Holdings LLC (“Atlas”) (combined together with Boxwood, the “Company”), a leading provider of professional testing, inspection, engineering and consulting services, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Atlas will become a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Boxwood. Immediately following the proposed transaction, Boxwood intends to change its name to Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (“Atlas Technical”) and its shares of Class A common stock are expected to continue to be listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “ATCX.”

https://www.oneatlas.com/


August 6, 2019

The joint venture of Gannett Fleming and Dewberry announced that it was awarded one of four five-year engineering/architecture indefinite delivery, indefinitely quantity (IDIQ) contracts issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District.

http://www.dewberry.com/n


July 24, 2019

WEST was awarded a 5-year Indefinite Delivery Architect-Engineer Contract worth up to $4.5 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Los Angeles District for AE Hydrologic and Hydraulic Services for Civil Works Projects. 

https://www.westconsultan


Market Indicators
Indicators

ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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62.6 (2Q, 2019)
62.2 (1Q, 2019)

Engineering Employment
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1,521,800 (July)
1,517,500 (June)

Construction Spending
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$1,286,997,000 (June)
$1,303,427,000 (May)

ACEC Stock Index
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38.16 (August 5)
41.90 (July 29)

Dodge Momentum Index
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138.9 (July)
145.6 (June)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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297 Deals year-over-year (August)
312 Deals year-over-year (July)

AIA Billings Index
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49.1 (June)
50.2 (May)

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