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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 17, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development approved an annual funding bill that increases investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

The bill fulfills FAST Act funding levels for highway programs at $46.4 billion from the Highway Trust Fund and adds an additional $2.7 billion from the General Fund for surface transportation block grants, railway-highway crossing safety improvement, and bridge repairs.

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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


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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39.16 (October 7)
40.25 (September 9)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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