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Engineering Leader Confidence in Marketplace Drops Sharply

ACEC News / Market Forecast
February 4, 2019

Engineering Leader Confidence in Marketplace Drops Sharply

ACEC's Engineering Business Index (EBI) recorded its biggest decline in the fourth quarter survey.

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Trump Administration Broadens

Industry News / Infrastructure
February 4, 2019

Trump Administration Broadens "Buy American" Rules to Infrastructure

Trump Administration aims to extend "Buy American' requirements to infrastructure projeccts that receive federal financial support.

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How Much Money Would Proposed Gas Tax Increases Raise?

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
January 31, 2019

How Much Money Would Proposed Gas Tax Increases Raise?

If Congress raises the gas tax by 25 cents over five years, what impact would that have on the Highway Trust Fund?

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Combating Road Salt Damage with Bacteria

Industry News / Infrastructure
January 28, 2019

Combating Road Salt Damage with Bacteria

Engineers from Drexel University have discovered a new way to protect concrete from the damaging effects of calcium oxychloride, a byproduct of road salt.

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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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