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Engineering Influence Podcast Focuses on Importance of Dynamic STEM Education

Industry News
September 12, 2019

Engineering Influence Podcast Focuses on Importance of Dynamic STEM Education

In the latest ACEC Engineering Influence podcast from the annual FIDIC International Infrastructure Convention in Mexico City, ACEC Director of Strategic Communications Jeff Urbanchuk sits down with FIDIC Board Member Aisha Nadar to discuss the importance of dynamic STEM education.

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Online Class Tomorrow ! What Are Your Risks When Employees Bring Firearms into the Workplace

ACEC News / Education
September 11, 2019

Online Class Tomorrow ! What Are Your Risks When Employees Bring Firearms into the Workplace

In the September 12 online class Workplace Violence and Firearms—A Risk Management Discussion, join Greyling Managing Principal Gregg Bundschuh to review the impact of real-life cases where employees have brought firearms into the workplace, a jobsite, a parking lot, and a company vehicle.

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CDM Smith’s Bill Howard Ascends to FIDIC Presidency

ACEC News / Industry News
September 11, 2019

CDM Smith’s Bill Howard Ascends to FIDIC Presidency

Former ACEC Chair Bill Howard of CDM Smith will serve as the president of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) for the next two years.

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U.S. Cities Play Catch Up on High-Speed Rail

September 11, 2019

U.S. Cities Play Catch Up on High-Speed Rail

“THIS IS THE reinvention of train travel in America,” Patrick Goddard, a dapper Irishman and the president of Virgin Trains USA, declared in late June. The path to reinvention traveled through a nondescript platform outside Orlando International Airport, where Goddard and area luminaries had gathered for the groundbreaking of the company’s new Orlando-to-Miami route. It was made possible by 67 wealthy investors, who had collectively financed the project with $1.75 billion in private bonds.

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ACEC Named Best Engineering Association at International Engineering Association Conference

ACEC News / Awards
September 10, 2019

ACEC Named Best Engineering Association at International Engineering Association Conference

At the annual conference of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) in Mexico City this week, ACEC was named the Best Member Association.

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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


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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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