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ACEC News / Infrastructure Funding
May 13, 2019

ACEC Podcast: ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Advocates for Infrastructure Investment in Two Radio Interviews

Hear what ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr has to say about the need for infrastructure investment and the outlook for an infrastructure bill in 2019 as she participated in interviews last week on WCCI-FM with Brian Rausch in Savanna, Ill. and WCSR-AM with Russ Martin in Hillsdale, Mich. 

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ACEC News / Convention
May 13, 2019

Watch the Video Celebrating the 2019 EEA Grand Conceptor Award Project

WSP USA won the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards Grand Conceptor Award, which honors the year's most outstanding engineering achievement, for the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program in Seattle.

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ACEC News / Education
May 10, 2019

Designing a Compensation Plan That Works For Your Firm, May 16

In the May 16 online class Simple Incentive Compensation That Works!, Ty Kicklighter will take a closer look at the guiding principles of incentive compensation, review a simple plan design, and demonstrate the tools you need to put it to work within your firm.

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ACEC Members Converge on Capitol Hill

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 10, 2019

ACEC Members Converge on Capitol Hill

Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) (standing, center), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, met with the ACEC/Michigan delegation this week during the ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit. More than 400 ACEC members visited more than 300 Congressional offices during the Convention, advocating for more infrastructure funding, as well as for policies to address the shortage of engineering talent and initiatives to promote sustainable energy projects.

 

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Parsons Corporation Goes Public

Industry News / Member Firms
May 10, 2019

Parsons Corporation Goes Public

Charles Harrington, chairman/CEO/president of the Parsons Corporation, celebrates his company's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. The firm sold 10.9 million shares, the stock price rising from the opening bell price of $27.00 to $30.28 by mid-morning.

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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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1,525,400 (October)
1,522,900 (September)

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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41.44 (October 29)
41.22 (October 22)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

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288 Deals--Down 3 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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49.7 (September)
47.2 (August)

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