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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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Industry News / Market Forecast

Construction Confidence Rebounds in Second Quarter

The Commercial Construction Index (CCI), which track contractor confidence, rose two points in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19), following a three point drop in the first quarter (1Q19) survey.

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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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