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Fall Conference Keynoter Keller Rinaudo Highlights Innovation as Competitive Advantage

ACEC News / Fall Conference
July 25, 2019

Fall Conference Keynoter Keller Rinaudo Highlights Innovation as Competitive Advantage

ACEC Fall Conference keynote speaker Keller Rinaudo is leading a visionary effort to use drone technology to save lives in some of the most remote parts of the globe.

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Five Top Performers Win 2019 Young Professional of the Year Awards

ACEC News / Awards
July 25, 2019

Five Top Performers Win 2019 Young Professional of the Year Awards

ACEC has recognized five Member Firm employees as 2019 Young Professionals of the Year. This annual awards program promotes the accomplishments of young engineers by highlighting their contributions to engineering and to society.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 25, 2019

ACEC Urges Congressional Action on USMCA

As a member of a coalition of more than 600 business groups, ACEC is calling on Congress to finally take up the US-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.

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EBI: Recruitment and Retention are Biggest Challenges for Firm Leaders

Industry News / Market Forecast
July 25, 2019

EBI: Recruitment and Retention are Biggest Challenges for Firm Leaders

More than half of firm leaders (52 percent) participating in the 2nd Quarter ACEC Engineering Business Index survey reported that recruiting and retaining quality employees is their biggest challenge.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 23, 2019

"Importance of Advocacy" Pushes Alabama Past Fundraising Goal

For the 14th time in 17 years, ACEC/Alabama has hit its ACEC/PAC target.

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Member Firm News
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


July 24, 2019

WEST was awarded a 5-year Indefinite Delivery Architect-Engineer Contract worth up to $4.5 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Los Angeles District for AE Hydrologic and Hydraulic Services for Civil Works Projects. 

https://www.westconsultan


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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