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ACEC/Oregon Participates in Engineers Week High School Program

Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 22, 2019

ACEC/Oregon Participates in Engineers Week High School Program

Marvin Monterrosa and Stephanie Kinner of BergerABAM staff the ACEC/Oregon table at the 55th Annual Engineers Week High School Program in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday. During the event, students participated in engineering-oriented field trips and toured the exhibit hall. Afterwards, local engineers hosted students at a banquet and shared their engineering experiences one-on-one.

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ACEC/Virginia Inspires Next Generation at Engineers Week Event

Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 21, 2019

ACEC/Virginia Inspires Next Generation at Engineers Week Event

ACEC/Virginia's Next Generation Subcommittee participated in Engineering Ingenuity Day at the Science Museum of Virginia. Hosted as part of National Engineers Week, the event brought together elementary, middle, and high school students from the greater Richmond area for a day of engineering challenges.

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Futurist Salim Ismail to Speak on Disruptive Technologies and Exponential Organizations at Annual Convention

ACEC News / Convention
February 21, 2019

Futurist Salim Ismail to Speak on Disruptive Technologies and Exponential Organizations at Annual Convention

At the 2019 ACEC Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., May 5-8, best-selling author and business consultant Salim Ismail will address how firms can position themselves to capitalize on opportunities in the rapidly changing business environment.

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ACEC/Colorado Presents E-Week Podcast on Future of Engineering

Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 21, 2019

ACEC/Colorado Presents E-Week Podcast on Future of Engineering

In a podcast sponsored by ACEC/Colorado, William Green, president of The RMH Group in Lakewood, Colo., and Lauren Evans, president and founder of Pinyon Environmental Engineering Resources in Lakewood, shine the National Engineering Week spotlight on what the future holds for engineering.

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Joint Coalition Meetings Address Employee Happiness, Housing Market, and Firm Growth

ACEC News / Education
February 21, 2019

Joint Coalition Meetings Address Employee Happiness, Housing Market, and Firm Growth

Is it a problem that nearly 60 percent of structural engineers consider leaving the profession at some point in their career?

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Member Firm News
August 19, 2019

Wright Pierce is proud to formally announce the company’s new Horizontal Infrastructure Assessment Group. As municipalities and utilities face daily challenges of maintaining aging water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, Wright-Pierce has developed this specialized group to address and support these challenges. 

https://www.wright-pierce


August 14, 2019

Boxwood Merger Corp. (Nasdaq: BWMC, BWMCU and BWMCW) (“Boxwood”), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, and Atlas Intermediate Holdings LLC (“Atlas”) (combined together with Boxwood, the “Company”), a leading provider of professional testing, inspection, engineering and consulting services, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Atlas will become a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Boxwood. Immediately following the proposed transaction, Boxwood intends to change its name to Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (“Atlas Technical”) and its shares of Class A common stock are expected to continue to be listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “ATCX.”

https://www.oneatlas.com/


August 6, 2019

The joint venture of Gannett Fleming and Dewberry announced that it was awarded one of four five-year engineering/architecture indefinite delivery, indefinitely quantity (IDIQ) contracts issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District.

http://www.dewberry.com/n


Market Indicators
Indicators

ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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62.6 (2Q, 2019)
62.2 (1Q, 2019)

Engineering Employment
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1,521,800 (July)
1,517,500 (June)

Construction Spending
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$1,286,997,000 (June)
$1,303,427,000 (May)

ACEC Stock Index
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38.16 (August 5)
41.90 (July 29)

Dodge Momentum Index
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138.9 (July)
145.6 (June)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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297 Deals year-over-year (August)
312 Deals year-over-year (July)

AIA Billings Index
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49.1 (June)
50.2 (May)

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