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Inaugural ACEC Podcast Features Chair Mitch Simpler

ACEC News
May 10, 2019

Inaugural ACEC Podcast Features Chair Mitch Simpler

On the inaugural ACEC podcast, Chair Mitch Simpler talks with ACEC Strategic Communications Director Jeff Urbanchuk about his plans for the coming year, including expanding the Council's private client market efforts.

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EEA Winners Celebrate on Capitol Hill

ACEC News / Convention
May 10, 2019

EEA Winners Celebrate on Capitol Hill

Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) (center) was one of several U.S. Representatives who toured a display of Engineering Excellence Awards winners on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Perlmutter represents the district in which Muller Engineering designed the award-winning U.S. 6th and 19th Street Interchange project in Golden. Pictured left to right: Muller Project Manager Nancy Lambertson; Vice President Matt Andrews; Congressman Perlmutter; City of Golden Public Works Director Dan Hartman; and President Gray Clark.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 10, 2019

ACEC/Tennessee Surpasses ACEC/PAC Fundraising Goal

For the 16th consecutive year, ACEC/Tennessee reached its annual ACEC/PAC fundraising goal before the ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit.

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Futurist Salim Ismail Forecasts Exponential Near Term Societal Changes

ACEC News / Convention
May 8, 2019

Futurist Salim Ismail Forecasts Exponential Near Term Societal Changes

Speaking to attendees at the ACEC Convention in Washington, DC this week, Futurist Selim Ismail was not shy in sharing his thoughts how society and humankind will change over the coming few decades. Based on past patterns of exponential growth in a host of technologies, he forecast that within four years combustion-engine automobiles will no longer be manufactured; solar energy will be capable of powering all of global electricity needs within 12 years, and channeling another futurist, the United States will no longer exist within 25 years.

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ACEC News
May 8, 2019

Guest Blogger: ACEC BIT Takes on Distracted Driving

ACEC Business Insurance Trust’s Jeff Connelly addresses the hazards of distracted driving and steps each of us can take to lessen the danger.

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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


Market Indicators
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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)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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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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