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ACEC News / Advocacy
March 13, 2019

ACEC Supports Tax Extenders

In a statement submitted to the House Ways and Means Committee, ACEC called for the multi-year extension of the Section 179D energy-efficient commercial buildings tax deduction and the production tax credit for certain renewable resources such as biomass and geothermal.

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Alabama Passes Gas Tax Increase to Fund Infrastructure Investment

Advocacy / Member Organizations
March 13, 2019

Alabama Passes Gas Tax Increase to Fund Infrastructure Investment

On Tuesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a landmark transportation funding law, increasing the state gas tax by 10 cents per gallon over the next three years. All the proceeds will fund road and bridge construction.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
March 13, 2019

ACEC Supports Suspension of Health Insurance Tax

ACEC and a coalition of business allies have written to the House and Senate leadership, asking Congress to suspend a tax on health insurance plans offered by small firms.

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ACEC News / Education
March 12, 2019

How Much is Your Firm Worth?

In the March 20 online class How to Value Your Engineering Company, Matt Fultz and Scott Ahearn of Matheson Financial Advisors will examine three generally accepted valuation methods--the asset approach, market approach, and income approach--and discuss how they're applied to engineering firms.

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ACEC  President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Statement on President's Budget

ACEC News / Advocacy
March 12, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Statement on President's Budget

President’s budget is a step backwards when Washington needs to step up on infrastructure.

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Member Firm News
April 9, 2020

Woolpert today announced that it has received the 2019 Google Cloud Specialization Partner of the Year Award for Location-Based Services.

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April 9, 2020

Sargent & Lundy has acquired Summit Engineering Services Inc., an independent multi-discipline design engineer firm dedicated to the oil and gas industry. 

https://www.esmagazine.co


April 1, 2020

AECOM was selected by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop “The Impact of Climate Change and Population Growth on the National Flood Insurance Program Through 2100,” a study addressing riverine and coastal flood response to climate change in order to reduce the risk of flood damage.

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Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,540,300 (February)
1,530,000 (January)

Construction Spending
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$1,369,200,000 (January)
$1,345,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (February)
151.4 (January)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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320 Deals--Up 5 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.2 (January)
52.5 (December)

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