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Industry News / Industry Statistics
December 9, 2019

Transportation Infrastructure Market Forecast to Grow by 5 Percent in 2020

The U.S. transportation infrastructure market will grow by least 5 percent in 2020, according to the latest forecast by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

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U.S. Construction Spending Continues to Slip; Gov’t Sector Falls for First Time Since June

Industry News / Industry Statistics
December 6, 2019

U.S. Construction Spending Continues to Slip; Gov’t Sector Falls for First Time Since June

Overall U.S. construction spending dropped 0.8 percent in October, following on a 0.3 percent decline in September. During the first 10 months of 2019, annualized construction spending is down 1.7 percent from a year earlier.

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EEA Entry Deadline is January 3, 2020! Don't Delay!

ACEC News / Awards
December 6, 2019

EEA Entry Deadline is January 3, 2020! Don't Delay!

The entry deadline for the national Engineering Excellence Awards is four weeks away. Click here to download the 2020 EEA Call for Entries brochure, which includes the list of project categories, entry rules and criteria, and a sample entry form.

 

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ACEC Wins Indonesian Regulatory Change During Southeast Asia Trade Mission

ACEC News / Advocacy
December 6, 2019

ACEC Wins Indonesian Regulatory Change During Southeast Asia Trade Mission

During the U.S. Commerce Department trade mission to Southeast Asia last month, ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler and former Chair Manish Kothari’s won a regulatory change to help U.S. engineering firms operating in Indonesia.

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ACEC News / Education
December 4, 2019

Doing Business Outside the U.S.? You Need to Participate in this December 10 Online Class

In the December 10 online class What Every Engineering Firm Should Know About the FCPA, William Steinman and Brooke Rodgers will do a deep-dive into the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Member Firm News
January 12, 2021

As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

https://www.bv.com/news/b


January 8, 2021

HDR is serving as owner’s engineer for Invenergy’s recently announced Samson Solar Energy Center, the largest solar project in U.S. history. Located in northeastern Texas, Samson Solar Energy Center is designed to produce 1,310 megawatts of power. 

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


December 21, 2020

Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire KTA, an engineering firm with core expertise in mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, commissioning, third party plan review, and lighting design.

https://www.acec.org/defa


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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