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U.S. Engineers Share Why They Became Engineers

ACEC News / Engineers Week
February 20, 2019

U.S. Engineers Share Why They Became Engineers

Intellectual curiosity (34 percent) followed by the thrill of finding creative solutions to society’s problems (24 percent) are the most popular reasons many U.S.

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ACEC/Ohio E-Week Luncheon Explores Hyperloop Technology

Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 19, 2019

ACEC/Ohio E-Week Luncheon Explores Hyperloop Technology

Experts in the field of hyperloop technology will provide an in-depth presentation on its potential as a future means of transportation, during the annual ACEC/Ohio Central Ohio Chapter National Engineers Week Luncheon, to be held Thursday, February 21st at the Bridgewater Banquet and Conference Center in Powell, Ohio.

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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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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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