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Panel Addresses Bridging the Gender Gap in Engineering

Engineers Week / Industry News
February 13, 2019

Panel Addresses Bridging the Gender Gap in Engineering

In a preview to Engineers Week, which starts next week, Congressmen Dan Lipinski (D-IL) and Bruce Westerman (R-AR) joined students and other guests for a panel discussion on the future of women in engineering.

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Solar Employment Dropped in 2018; Companies Bullish for 2019

Industry News / Industry Statistics
February 12, 2019

Solar Employment Dropped in 2018; Companies Bullish for 2019

For the second straight year, employment in the solar industry fell in 2018. The number of jobs at solar firms fell 3.2 percent last year, on top of a 3.8 percent decline in 2017.

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Education / Industry News
February 12, 2019

National Academies Report Looks at Improving Engineering Education

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have published a report exploring the characteristics and career choices of engineering graduates.

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Engineering Excellence Awards Judges Select Top Projects of the Year; EEA Gala on May 7

ACEC News / Awards
February 11, 2019

Engineering Excellence Awards Judges Select Top Projects of the Year; EEA Gala on May 7

Andy Ciancia, chair of the Engineering Excellence Awards Committee, addressing the panel of judges this weekend as they began the three-day process to winnow down the record 196 project entries to the best of the best, including the Grand Conceptor Award.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
February 8, 2019

ACEC Urges Congress to Approve Tax Extenders

 

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr sent a letter to Congress today urging extension of a variety of tax provisions that expired in 2017 and 2018.

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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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