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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
May 22, 2019

House Appropriations Committee Releases Draft Transportation Spending Bill for Fiscal Year 2020

The proposed funding bill from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development would increase investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

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ACEC/PAC Raises More than $270,000 During ACEC Convention

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 22, 2019

ACEC/PAC Raises More than $270,000 During ACEC Convention

ACEC/Wisconsin Co-PAC Champion Gil Hantzsch of MSA Professional Services in Baraboo, Wis. won the $10,000 grand prize.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
May 21, 2019

EPA Targets Making All Environmental Permit Decisions Within Six Months

Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), said last week the agency's "ultimate goal is to make all permit decisions, up or down, in six months."

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Industry News / Infrastructure
May 21, 2019

U.S. Army Corps Plans to Strengthen Flood Control Along Missouri River

In the wake of the record-breaking flooding this spring in states along the Missouri River, the U.s. Army Corps of Engineers is looking to strengthen the flood control system along the river.

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ACEC News / Convention
May 17, 2019

Guest Post: UBER IN or UBER OUT?

2018-19 ACEC/Florida President Rick Baldocchi, vice president of Avcon, Inc. in Orlando, recounts how the recent ACEC Annual Convention stimulated his thinking about the impact of technology on the engineering industry and the American economy.

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Member Firm News
June 14, 2019

TTWiiN Investment Partners, the innovation investment arm of Thornton Tomasetti, a global leader in the design and optimization  of structures and systems, announces investment in XtreeE, a Paris-based technology company focusing on large-scale 3D-printing solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction industry. 

https://www.ttwiin.com/ne


June 4, 2019

Black & Veatch's New Strategic Directions Report reflects critical role of data and planning in water infrastructure system. Smarter infrastructure, with data at its core, will play a crucial role in overcoming varied threats to our water supply. 

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


May 28, 2019

Woolpert Chief Scientist Qassim Abdullah was invited to help evaluate whether unmanned aircraft systems can accurately and efficiently measure stream stage, velocity, bathymetry and discharge.

https://woolpert.com/reso


Market Indicators
Indicators

ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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62.2 (1Q, 2019)
58.5 (4Q, 2018)

Engineering Employment
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1,516,200 (May)
1,512,600 (Apr)

Construction Spending
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$1,298,500,000 (Apr)
$1,299,200,000 (Mar)

ACEC Stock Index
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38.42 (June 7)
37.35 (May 31)

Dodge Momentum Index
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144.3 (Apr)
145.1 (Mar)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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312 Deals year-over-year (Jun)
294 Deals year-over-year (May)

AIA Billings Index
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50.5 (Apr)
47.8 (Mar)

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