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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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Green New Deal Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy; What’s Your Opinion?

Industry News
February 8, 2019

Green New Deal Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy; What’s Your Opinion?

Democratic members of Congress have introduced the Green New Deal (GND), an aspirational resolution in the House and the Senate urging a set of wide-ranging policy goals to achieve 100 percent “clean, renewable and zero-emission energy sources” within 10 years.

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Trump Admin. Appeals Keystone XL Pipeline Injunction

Industry News / Infrastructure
February 7, 2019

Trump Admin. Appeals Keystone XL Pipeline Injunction

The Trump administration is appealing a recent court order that temporarily halted construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. U.S. District Court for the District of Montana Judge Brian Morris last year ordered a stop to the long-embattled oil transport line through Canada and Nebraska while the State Department reworks its review.

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First International BIM Standards Published

Industry News
February 7, 2019

First International BIM Standards Published

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has released the first international Building Information Modeling (BIM) standards.

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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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