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Dodge Momentum Index Climbs in January

Industry News / Market Forecast
February 19, 2019

Dodge Momentum Index Climbs in January

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 4.7% in January to 157.7, up from the revised December reading of 150.6.

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ACEC-Backed Private Activity Bonds Bill Reintroduced

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 19, 2019

ACEC-Backed Private Activity Bonds Bill Reintroduced

Congressmen Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Mike Kelly (R-PA) have reintroduced legislation that would create a new financing mechanism to support the design and construction of schools, court houses, libraries, and other public buildings.

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Call for Presentations for the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference

Education / Fall Conference
February 19, 2019

Call for Presentations for the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference

The 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago, October 13-16, will provide a unique combination of networking opportunities, education sessions, tours, and exhibits. For speakers and presenters, it will be an unparalleled opportunity to share high-level industry information with engineering firm executives.

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Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 19, 2019

ACEC/Mississippi Produces Radio Spot for National Engineers Week

ACEC/Mississippi Executive Director Craig Carter narrated a 30-second radio spot emphasizing the importance of engineers to commemorate 2019 National Engineers Week, February 17-23. The spot will air all week during political talk radio programs.

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Advocacy / Industry News
February 15, 2019

Appropriations Bill Holds Line on EPA, Superfund Funding

In legislation signed by President Trump today, the Environmental Protection Agency will receive nearly $8.1 billion for fiscal 2019, close to what was enacted for the agency in fiscal 2018.

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Member Firm News
July 10, 2019

Woolpert had numerous surveying, mapping and geospatial professionals complete the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) training July 2. The training is part of PennDOT’s certification process, along with attaining a Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), for contractors who use drones on state projects. Woolpert became the first provider approved.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 10, 2019

The engineering and design team of Black & Veatch/Brown and Caldwell has been selected to develop a water sustainability blueprint for Winter Haven, Florida. As home to the "Chain of Lakes”, an important regional water and recreational resource, and with a growing population of more than 37,000 potable-water customers, the City views water resiliency as critical to Winter Haven’s continued prosperity.

http://www.brownandcaldwe


June 19, 2019

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants have announced that Paul Boyce, P.E., PG, has been appointed a Trustee for the ACEC Business Insurance Trust.

https://www.acec.org/defa


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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40.29 (June 24)
38.42 (June 7)

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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50.2 (May)
50.5 (Apr)

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