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ACEC-NEWS Results
August 15, 2019
Guest Blog Post: CASE Develops Vision for the Future of Structural Engineering in Collaboration with other National Structural Engineering Organizations

CASE Chair Stacy Bartoletti outlines a new Vision for structural engineering in collaboration with Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA).

August 16, 2019
ACEC WEE Committee to Address Cybersecurity, Nuclear Power, and Future of Electric Utility Infrastructure at Upcoming Summer Meeting

There's still time to attend the ACEC Water, Energy and Environment Committee's summer meeting in Denver, August 26-27.

August 12, 2019
Artl Takes Helm at ACEC/Illinois

Kevin Artl will be the new president/CEO of ACEC/Illinois. Artl, who currently serves as the COO of the Illinois Toll Highway Authority, will take office in mid-September.

August 9, 2019
Senator Barrasso Meets with ACEC Leadership

Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) (third from left) discussed the political situation in Washington D.C. with the ACEC Executive Committee during the summer meeting in Jackson Hole this week.

August 9, 2019
ACEC Hosts Member Organization Staff for Training Session to Improve Member Services

In ACEC's inaugural Member Organization staff training session, ACEC/PAC Director Jennifer Pugh (center) describes the resources available to Member Organizations to improve their political fundraising programs.

August 14, 2019
Register Today for the August 22 Online Class "RFP—Request for Personality, Win People, Win Projects"

In the August 22 online class RFP—Request for Personality, Win People, Win Projects John Burke will explore how to develop exceptional relationships and become the consultant of choice and trusted advisor for all your clients.

August 6, 2019
Engineering Influence Podcast Unveils New ACEC Online Course on Project Management

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Senior Marketing and Education Manager Maureen Brown speaks with Howard Birnberg, executive director of the Association for Project Managers, about ACEC's newest online course: Advanced Skills for Superior Project Managers.

August 5, 2019
Industry Economist Anirban Basu to Provide In-Depth Market Forecast at ACEC Fall Conference

Get the latest forecast for the U.S. economy and the A/E/C market from leading economist Anirban Basu at the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago, October 13-16.

August 2, 2019
Engineering Update Podcast Focuses on Rapid Growth of Public-Private Partnership Projects

In the latest Engineering Update podcast, ACEC Senior Director of Private Market Resources Erin McLaughlin delves into the latest issue of ACEC Private Industry Brief, which focuses on Public-Private Partnerships.

July 31, 2019
President's Monthly Update--August, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr reports on an active month for the Council and our Member Organizations.

Member Firm News
August 14, 2019

Boxwood Merger Corp. (Nasdaq: BWMC, BWMCU and BWMCW) (“Boxwood”), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, and Atlas Intermediate Holdings LLC (“Atlas”) (combined together with Boxwood, the “Company”), a leading provider of professional testing, inspection, engineering and consulting services, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Atlas will become a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Boxwood. Immediately following the proposed transaction, Boxwood intends to change its name to Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (“Atlas Technical”) and its shares of Class A common stock are expected to continue to be listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “ATCX.”

https://www.oneatlas.com/


August 6, 2019

The joint venture of Gannett Fleming and Dewberry announced that it was awarded one of four five-year engineering/architecture indefinite delivery, indefinitely quantity (IDIQ) contracts issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District.

http://www.dewberry.com/n


July 24, 2019

WEST was awarded a 5-year Indefinite Delivery Architect-Engineer Contract worth up to $4.5 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Los Angeles District for AE Hydrologic and Hydraulic Services for Civil Works Projects. 

https://www.westconsultan


Market Indicators
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ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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62.6 (2Q, 2019)
62.2 (1Q, 2019)

Engineering Employment
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1,521,800 (July)
1,517,500 (June)

Construction Spending
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$1,286,997,000 (June)
$1,303,427,000 (May)

ACEC Stock Index
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38.16 (August 5)
41.90 (July 29)

Dodge Momentum Index
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138.9 (July)
145.6 (June)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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297 Deals year-over-year (August)
312 Deals year-over-year (July)

AIA Billings Index
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49.1 (June)
50.2 (May)

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