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Industry News / Market Forecast
February 25, 2019

Contractor Confidence Declines, But Optimism Reigns for 2019

Market expectations among the nation's contractors slipped in the last three months of 2018, but they remain upbeat about 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index (CCI) from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 25, 2019

Former Reps Shuster, Crowley Head Bipartisanship Infrastructure Initiative

Former Congressmen Bill Shuster and Joe Crowley will lead a new initiative on infrastructure at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington, D.C. think tank.

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ACEC FAPA Committee Meets with USACE and Other Federal Agency Representatives

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 25, 2019

ACEC FAPA Committee Meets with USACE and Other Federal Agency Representatives

The Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy Committee (FAPA) met in Washington, D.C. last week with the Army Corps of Engineers as well as NAVFAC and US Air Force representatives for updates of ongoing construction priorities for the services.

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Engineers Week / Member Firms
February 22, 2019

Ramey Kemp Highlights Employees In Engineers Week Videos

     

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ACEC/Oregon Participates in Engineers Week High School Program

Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 22, 2019

ACEC/Oregon Participates in Engineers Week High School Program

Marvin Monterrosa and Stephanie Kinner of BergerABAM staff the ACEC/Oregon table at the 55th Annual Engineers Week High School Program in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday. During the event, students participated in engineering-oriented field trips and toured the exhibit hall. Afterwards, local engineers hosted students at a banquet and shared their engineering experiences one-on-one.

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Member Firm News
February 21, 2020

Semco Maritime and ISC Consulting Engineers, based in Denmark, along with WSP USA based in the U.S. have announced a partnership that will combine Semco Maritime and ISC’s offshore wind farm and substation engineering and construction experience with WSP’s expertise in U.S. offshore wind permitting and engineering.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


February 7, 2020

Terracon is excited to announce its acquisition of Skelly and Loy (S&L), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa. S&L is a privately held environmental consulting and engineering services company, with more than 50 years serving public- and private-sector clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.

https://www.prnewswire.co


February 4, 2020

AECOM announced today that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the sixth consecutive year.

https://www.aecom.com/pre


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,532,800 (December)
1,529,700 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,324,100,000 (November)
$1,316,800,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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156.2 (December)
153.9 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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310 Deals--Up 4 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.5 (December)
51.9 (November)

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