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Advocacy / Member Organizations
July 10, 2019

ACEC/North Carolina-Led Coalition Passes Indemnification/Duty to Defend Relief

ACEC/North Carolina Executive Director James Smith celebrates passage of landmark liability protection legislation this month.

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ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Launches

ACEC News
July 3, 2019

ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Launches "The Chairman's Corner"

The latest episode of ACEC's Engineering Influence podcast, we launch “The Chairman’s Corner” with ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler. In each quarterly episode, Simpler will address news and information important to ACEC members.

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Ten States Account for Nearly 60 Percent of U.S. Construction Market

Industry News / Industry Statistics
July 3, 2019

Ten States Account for Nearly 60 Percent of U.S. Construction Market

Of the 11,208 U.S. public and private construction projects tracked by the research firm GlobalData, almost 60 percent are in just 10 states.

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Industry News
July 3, 2019

Urban Residential Water Rate Increases Continue Downward Trend

The average price of residential drinking water for a family of four using 50 gallons per person per day rose 3.6 percent last year, according to the latest annual survey of water prices in 30 major U.S. cities by Circle of Blue.

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Green Design – Six Tips for Making Sure You’re Covered

Industry News
July 1, 2019

Green Design – Six Tips for Making Sure You’re Covered

The Professional Liability Agents Network offers six tips for making sure your firm’s contracts protect you from the unique risks and liabilities of green design.

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Member Firm News
February 21, 2020

Semco Maritime and ISC Consulting Engineers, based in Denmark, along with WSP USA based in the U.S. have announced a partnership that will combine Semco Maritime and ISC’s offshore wind farm and substation engineering and construction experience with WSP’s expertise in U.S. offshore wind permitting and engineering.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


February 7, 2020

Terracon is excited to announce its acquisition of Skelly and Loy (S&L), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa. S&L is a privately held environmental consulting and engineering services company, with more than 50 years serving public- and private-sector clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.

https://www.prnewswire.co


February 4, 2020

AECOM announced today that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the sixth consecutive year.

https://www.aecom.com/pre


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,532,800 (December)
1,529,700 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,324,100,000 (November)
$1,316,800,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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156.2 (December)
153.9 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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310 Deals--Up 4 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.5 (December)
51.9 (November)

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