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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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Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 19, 2019

ACEC/Mississippi Produces Radio Spot for National Engineers Week

ACEC/Mississippi Executive Director Craig Carter narrated a 30-second radio spot emphasizing the importance of engineers to commemorate 2019 National Engineers Week, February 17-23. The spot will air all week during political talk radio programs.

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Advocacy / Industry News
February 15, 2019

Appropriations Bill Holds Line on EPA, Superfund Funding

In legislation signed by President Trump today, the Environmental Protection Agency will receive nearly $8.1 billion for fiscal 2019, close to what was enacted for the agency in fiscal 2018.

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ACEC to Promote Firms and Member Organizations’ Engineers Week Activities

ACEC News / Engineers Week
February 14, 2019

ACEC to Promote Firms and Member Organizations’ Engineers Week Activities

 

If your firm or Member Organization is participating in Engineers Week next week, February 17-23, let ACEC know what you’re doing.

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Member Firm News
September 10, 2019

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

https://www.bv.com/news/s


September 3, 2019

Montreal-based WSP Global Inc., says it intends to grow its U.S. presence further with a planned $65-million acquisition of environmental consultant Lancaster, N.Y.-based Ecology and Environment Inc.

https://www.enr.com/artic


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


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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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,288,800,000 (July)
$1,288,100,000 (June)

ACEC Stock Index
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40.25 (September 9)
38.80 (September 3)

Dodge Momentum Index
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137.8 (August)
149.6 (July)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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295 Deals year-over-year (September)
297 Deals year-over-year (August)

AIA Billings Index
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50.1 (July)
49.1 (June)

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