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June 13, 2019
July 11 Online Class on Client Utility Risk Assessment and Cybersecurity Risk Management

You probably have water or electric utility clients facing new requirements for risk assessments and risk management processes as well as emergency response planning.  Armed with information about the risk assessment and risk management processes, you will become a seamless team player to help your clients meet their compliance requirements and improve utility resilience.  

June 11, 2019
ACEC Online Class on June 27: Qualify an Innovative Private Sector Project for DOE Loans Before Funds are Used Up

Your firm may have clients looking at energy or energy-related projects (in the $50 to $500 million range) that qualify for Department of Energy (DOE) loans or loan guarantees. Arming yourself with information about the process and how best to cut through to key factors that will qualify an eligible project and get it approved could place your firm at the leading edge of energy innovation.

May 31, 2019
Buy-Sell Agreements – Don’t Sell Your Firm Short

Your firm’s buy-sell agreement determines when and how ownership changes, yet most buy-sell agreements are drafted, signed and never revisited, leaving you exposed to costly mistakes.If you haven't recently reviewed your buy-sell agreement, now is the time. In fact, it's past time.

May 10, 2019
Designing a Compensation Plan That Works For Your Firm, May 16

In the May 16 online class Simple Incentive Compensation That Works!, Ty Kicklighter will take a closer look at the guiding principles of incentive compensation, review a simple plan design, and demonstrate the tools you need to put it to work within your firm.

April 25, 2019
ACEC Seminar: Learn the Essentials of Successful Operations Management, Denver, May 21-22

Essential Training: Fundamentals of Effective A/E Operations Management is an information-packed training program that covers the essentials of successful operations management. Presented by Kevin McMahon and Bill Siegel of the McMahon|Siegel Group, the two-day seminar will be held at the ACEC/Colorado offices in Denver, May 21-22.

April 26, 2019
Learn How to Become an Expert Witness, Two-Day Seminar, Atlanta, June 26-27

Gain the knowledge you need to become an effective and sought-after engineering expert witness in ACEC’s Applying Expertise as an Engineering Expert Witness course, a 1-1/2 day seminar in Atlanta, Ga., June 26-27.

 

April 16, 2019
Online Class: Maximizing Your Business Development ROI, April 23

In the April 23 online class Maximizing Your Business Development ROI, Rich Friedman of Friedman & Partners will share which business development strategies and tactics yield the biggest “bang for the buck” so that the time you invest will have the best payoff.

April 11, 2019
April 16 Online Class: How You Can Help New Consultants Succeed at Your Firm

In the April 16 online class Working in a Consulting Organization: A Beginner's Guide to Achieving Success, Larry Cahill, author of Can I Borrow Your Watch? A Beginner’s Guide to Succeeding in a Successful Consulting Organization, will address how firms can better prepare new consultants.

April 3, 2019
The Potential of Opportunity Zones for Your Firm’s Project Pipeline, April 10

Excitement is rising in both the commercial real estate and economic development communities as the first new national investment program in 15 years begins.

March 27, 2019
April 4 Online Class: Why ESOPs Work So Well at Engineering Firms

The engineering industry has more ESOP ownership than just about any other industry. According to Robert Massengill of Pilot Hill Advisors, there are a lot of reasons why.

Member Firm News
June 14, 2019

TTWiiN Investment Partners, the innovation investment arm of Thornton Tomasetti, a global leader in the design and optimization  of structures and systems, announces investment in XtreeE, a Paris-based technology company focusing on large-scale 3D-printing solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction industry. 

https://www.ttwiin.com/ne


June 4, 2019

Black & Veatch's New Strategic Directions Report reflects critical role of data and planning in water infrastructure system. Smarter infrastructure, with data at its core, will play a crucial role in overcoming varied threats to our water supply. 

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


May 28, 2019

Woolpert Chief Scientist Qassim Abdullah was invited to help evaluate whether unmanned aircraft systems can accurately and efficiently measure stream stage, velocity, bathymetry and discharge.

https://woolpert.com/reso


Market Indicators
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ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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62.2 (1Q, 2019)
58.5 (4Q, 2018)

Engineering Employment
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1,516,200 (May)
1,512,600 (Apr)

Construction Spending
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$1,298,500,000 (Apr)
$1,299,200,000 (Mar)

ACEC Stock Index
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38.42 (June 7)
37.35 (May 31)

Dodge Momentum Index
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144.3 (Apr)
145.1 (Mar)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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312 Deals year-over-year (Jun)
294 Deals year-over-year (May)

AIA Billings Index
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50.5 (Apr)
47.8 (Mar)

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