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Industry News / Market Forecast
July 29, 2019

Engineering Influence Podcast Dives into the 2nd Quarter Engineering Business Index Survey Results

In the latest episode of ACEC's Engineering Influence podcast, Strategic Communications Director Jeff Urbanchuk and Senior Communications Writer Gerry Donohue discss the latest Engineering Business Index (EBI) results. To listen to the episode, click here.

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Industry News
July 29, 2019

SBA Small Business Revenue Threshold for Engineering Firms to Climb 10 Percent

The Small Business Administration (SBA) will raise the annual revenue threshold for engineering firms to qualify for SBA loans and set-aside contracts by 10 percent to $16.5 million. The new standard will take effect on August 19.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
July 29, 2019

Senate EPW Committee Releases Five-Year $287 Billion Surface Transportation Bill

The America's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 (ATIA), released by the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee today, authorizes $287 billion in surface transportation investments over five years. The proposed bill would increase current funding by 27 percent.

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Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC Government Affairs Update

ACEC News / Advocacy
July 26, 2019

Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC Government Affairs Update

In this episode of the Engineering Influence podcast ACEC's Senior Vice President for Advocacy and External Affairs Steve Hall and Senior Director for Transportation Matt Reiffer discuss the upcoming Senate Environment and Public Works Committee markup of the America's Transportation Infrastructure Act, as well as the current status of water related infrastructure bills in Congress. 

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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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Member Firm News
August 6, 2020

Jacobs has launched a global Action Plan for Advancing Justice and Equality, which builds on Jacobs’ existing global inclusion and diversity strategy, TogetherBeyond?, and sets actionable initiatives and measurable objectives in the company’s continuing efforts to address embedded and systemic racial inequities.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


August 5, 2020

Urban Engineers is proud to celebrate and recognize its 60th anniversary. The firm opened in August of 1960 with a staff of seven and has grown to a staff of 475 with 15 offices across the country. To celebrate the firm’s culture, people, partners, and projects, Urban has been running an online campaign called #UR60N that highlighted a different aspect of the firm each month building up to the anniversary this August.

https://urbanengineers.co


July 15, 2020

To give “equity for shoes and human-powered vehicles” Sam Schwartz of Sam Schwartz Engineering wants the city to build the first bridge serving Manhattan’s central business district since 1909.

https://www.forbes.com/si


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,475,900 (June)
1,463,500 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,356,400,000 (May)
$1,386,100,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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121.5 (June)
130.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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273 Deals--Down 19 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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32.0 (May)
29.5 (April)

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