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Transportation Initiatives Perform Strongly in November 5 Elections

Advocacy / Industry News
November 7, 2019

Transportation Initiatives Perform Strongly in November 5 Elections

In the November 5 elections, almost 90 percent of state and local transportation ballot initiatives were approved, according to analysis by the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC).

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Registration Open for 2020 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., April 26-29

ACEC News / Convention
November 6, 2019

Registration Open for 2020 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., April 26-29

Register today for the 2020 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., April 29-29. Join colleagues on Capitol Hill to advocate for engineering, meet with peers and prospective partners, gain fresh ideas from experts and innovators, and celebrate the year's top engineering achievements at the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala. Click here for more information.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
November 6, 2019

Dodge Forecasts 4 Percent Drop in Construction Starts Value in 2020

U.S. construction starts will slip 4 percent in 2020 to $776 billion, according to the latest forecast from Dodge Data & Analytics.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
November 6, 2019

ACEC Calls for Senate Action on Bills to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

 

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), ACEC urged action on several bills that promote the development of new technologies to reduce greenhouse emissions.

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ACEC News / President's Monthly Update
November 5, 2019

President's Monthly Update--November, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr reports on the record-breaking ACEC Fall Conference, the launch of the Council's new strategic plan, and a busy month at National HQ.

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Member Firm News
November 30, 2020

Thornton Tomasetti announced the launch of T2D2, a software as a service (SaaS) platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) – computer vision powered by deep learning – to identify and assess damage and deterioration to building envelopes and structures through images. 

https://www.thorntontomas


November 24, 2020

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. today announced its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 2, 2020.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


November 20, 2020

Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded a Tetra Tech-led joint venture a five-year, single-award contract, valued up to $50 million, to increase resilience and reduce the costs of recovery efforts in disaster-stricken communities.

https://investor.tetratec


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,504,100 (October)
1,500,100 (September)

Construction Spending
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$1,414,000,000 (September)
$1,410,400,000 (August)

Dodge Momentum Index
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127.5 (October)
129.8 (September)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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299 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.5 (October)
47.0 (September)

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