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Latest Engineering Influence Podcast--Chairman's Corner with Mitch Simpler

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 4, 2019

Latest Engineering Influence Podcast--Chairman's Corner with Mitch Simpler

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler talks about the reasons for attending the upcoming ACEC Fall Conference, including the unveiling of the new ACEC strategic plan, and his recent participation in the annual FIDIC Infrastructure Conference in Mexico City.

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ACEC/Massachusetts Hits 2019 PAC Fundraising Target

ACEC News / Advocacy
October 4, 2019

ACEC/Massachusetts Hits 2019 PAC Fundraising Target

For the 11th consecutive year, ACEC/Massachusetts reached its ACEC/PAC fundraising goal.

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ACEC News / Education
October 3, 2019

Nine Steps to Recession-Proof Your Firm--Online Class, October 8

What you do now, while the market is hot, will determine whether the growth your firm has experienced will sustain when things get bad.

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ACEC and Business Coalition Call on Congress to Pass Transportation Reauthorization

ACEC News / Advocacy
October 1, 2019

ACEC and Business Coalition Call on Congress to Pass Transportation Reauthorization

As a member of the Infrastructure Working Group (IWG), ACEC has signed onto a letter urging Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer to pass a long-term, robustly-funded surface transportation reauthorization bill ahead of the September 30, 2020 expiration of the FAST Act.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
October 1, 2019

AIA Architecture Billings Index Suggests Weakest Design Market in Recent Years

The AIA Architecture Billings Index dropped to 47.2 in August, down from 50.1 in July. Any score below 50 indicates a decrease in billings.

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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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