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Arkansas DOT Provides $1 million For New University Civil Engineering Research Center

Industry News / Infrastructure
February 5, 2019

Arkansas DOT Provides $1 million For New University Civil Engineering Research Center

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Transportation has made a $1 million investment in a new Civil Engineering Research and Education Center at the University of Arkansas.

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Construction Material and Labor Costs Climb in January, Expected to Increase Through First Half of 2019

Industry Statistics
February 5, 2019

Construction Material and Labor Costs Climb in January, Expected to Increase Through First Half of 2019

Construction costs rose in January according to the IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index. The Index, which is a leading indicator for material price and wage inflation in the A/E/C industry, stood at 54.4 in January, up from 53.0 in December.

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Join an ACEC Committee

ACEC News / Governance
February 5, 2019

Join an ACEC Committee

Now is the time to join an ACEC committee for 2019-2020.  Members of ACEC's Open and Appointed committees provide input and guidance on a wide range of issues affecting the Council, Member Firms and the engineering industry.

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ACEC Online Class Reveals The Simplest Ways to Make the Best of Proposal Writing

ACEC News / Education
February 5, 2019

ACEC Online Class Reveals The Simplest Ways to Make the Best of Proposal Writing

On February 7, from 1:30-3:00 pm, learn the tricks, formulas, and tactics to make crafting a winning proposal easier and less time-consuming.

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FHwA Nominee Nason Says All Transportation Funding Options Are On The Table

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 4, 2019

FHwA Nominee Nason Says All Transportation Funding Options Are On The Table

At her nomination hearing for FHwA Administrator, Nicole Nason said the Trump Administration will work with Congress to develop a long-term transportation funding solution.

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Member Firm News
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


February 3, 2020

As a San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's (SFPUC) social impact partner, Carollo Engineers is sponsoring two scholarships for college-bound high school seniors from the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) through the 2020 Maisin Scholar Award Program.

https://www.wfmz.com/news


Market Indicators
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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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