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ACEC News / Education
May 31, 2019

Buy-Sell Agreements – Don’t Sell Your Firm Short

Your firm’s buy-sell agreement determines when and how ownership changes, yet most buy-sell agreements are drafted, signed and never revisited, leaving you exposed to costly mistakes.If you haven't recently reviewed your buy-sell agreement, now is the time. In fact, it's past time.

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Industry News
May 30, 2019

Bipartisan Retirement Bill Approved by House

The House of Representatives has approved legislation to improve the nation’s retirement savings system.

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ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Discusses Industry Challenges in ACEC/Kansas Podcast Interview

ACEC News / Member Organizations
May 29, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Discusses Industry Challenges in ACEC/Kansas Podcast Interview

ACEC/Kansas Executive Director Scott Heidner recently interviewed ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr for an episode of the QBS Express podcast.

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Industry News / Member Organizations
May 29, 2019

NYC's Transit Authority Demands 10 Percent Cuts in A/E Contracts; ACEC/New York Fights Back

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is demanding 10 percent cuts in existing contracts with its A/E vendors in an effort to close a projected $1 billion deficit in its 2022 budget.

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WSJ Publishes ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Letter Calling for More Resilient Infrastructure

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 28, 2019

WSJ Publishes ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Letter Calling for More Resilient Infrastructure

In a letter published in The Wall Street Journal, ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr calls for a more proactive approach to disaster mitigation.

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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


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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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