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EDUCATION Results
October 3, 2019
Nine Steps to Recession-Proof Your Firm--Online Class, October 8

What you do now, while the market is hot, will determine whether the growth your firm has experienced will sustain when things get bad.

September 11, 2019
Online Class Tomorrow ! What Are Your Risks When Employees Bring Firearms into the Workplace

In the September 12 online class Workplace Violence and Firearms—A Risk Management Discussion, join Greyling Managing Principal Gregg Bundschuh to review the impact of real-life cases where employees have brought firearms into the workplace, a jobsite, a parking lot, and a company vehicle.

August 19, 2019
Online Class for Professional Procrastinators: How to Deal with Difficult Conversations

in the August 29 online class The Professional Procrastinators Guide to Dealing in Difficult Conversations, John Doehring will demonstrate how exceptional professionals build their competitive advantage by dealing with difficult situations in real-time, resulting in highly productive communications and stronger, trust-based relationships.

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.

July 31, 2019
August 6 Online Class: Understanding Your Key Financial Ratios

In the August 6 online class Understanding Your Key Financial Ratios. Matt Fultz of Matheson Financial Advisors will focus on the key financial ratios that drive value, such as income statement metrics (including utilization, net labor multiplier, revenue factor, and overhead rates) and balance sheet metrics (like current ratio and average collection period).

July 10, 2019
Avoid the M&A Pitfalls--ACEC Online Class, July 24

In the July 24 ACEC online class Solving the Mystery of Mergers & Acquisitions (Spoiler Alert: The Owner/Founder Did It!), Bill Mandel, partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, will share the essentials of M&A.

July 10, 2019
Tomorrow--Online Class on Meeting the Changing Needs of Water and Electric Utility Clients. Register Today!

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 21, 2019
Register Now for 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 19, 2019
Sign Up Now for June 27 Online Class on How to 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.

Member Firm News
September 17, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development approved an annual funding bill that increases investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

The bill fulfills FAST Act funding levels for highway programs at $46.4 billion from the Highway Trust Fund and adds an additional $2.7 billion from the General Fund for surface transportation block grants, railway-highway crossing safety improvement, and bridge repairs.

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September 10, 2019

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

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


September 3, 2019

Montreal-based WSP Global Inc., says it intends to grow its U.S. presence further with a planned $65-million acquisition of environmental consultant Lancaster, N.Y.-based Ecology and Environment Inc.

https://www.enr.com/artic


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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39.16 (October 7)
40.25 (September 9)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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