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FALL-CONFERENCE Results
October 29, 2019
Fellows Charity Fun Walk Raises Record $3,600 at Fall Conference

The College of Fellows Charity Fun Walk keeps getting bigger. In its fourth year, the he event, which is held annually at the ACEC Fall Conference, raised $3,600 on donations from 161 people. The event benefited Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization that uses running to help girls develop their potential. For more information, contact Daisy Nappier.

October 25, 2019
College of Fellows Honors Lennox Nishimura

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (left) presents the College of Fellows Distinguished Service Award to Lennox Nishimura.

October 24, 2019
Eleven Council Members Inducted into Order of the Engineer

At the 2019 Fall Conference in Chicago, 11 ACEC members were inducted into the Order of the Engineer, a national organization dedicated to “upholding the standards and dignity of the engineering profession. Conducting the ceremony were Roch Larochelle, chair of the Board of Governors of the Order of the Engineer, (first on left) and ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (third on left).

October 23, 2019
College of Fellows Inducts 17 New Members for Exemplary Leadership and Contributions to Engineering Industry

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (left) and Fellows Committee Chair Dennis Ford inducts Stephanie Hachem into the ACEC College of Fellows at the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference. Hachem, a member of the ACEC Executive Committee, was one of 17 new Fellows.

October 16, 2019
ACEC Sets Bold New Course With Strategic Plan Promoting the Essential Value of Engineering to Society

ACEC adopted an aggressive new strategic plan this week that will support the industry’s critical role in addressing climate change, transportation safety, sustainable energy and other priorities in the built environment. The plan puts greater emphasis on research to drive thought leadership and proactive advocacy to assist policymakers and the industry to develop innovative solutions to these challenges>

October 15, 2019
Inspirational Speaker Sekou Andrews Calls on Fall Conference Attendees to "Humanize Yourself"

Sekou Andrews brought his high-energy, genre-bending blend of public speaking to the ACEC Fall Conference, at various times discomforting and inspiring the audience.

October 15, 2019
Economist Basu Forecasts Recession Due to Uncertainty Over 2020 Election

Economist Anirban Basu told attendees at the ACEC Fall Conference today that even though the U.S. economy is strong, he is forecasting a recession by the third or fourth quarter of 2020.

October 14, 2019
Rinaudo Tells Fall Conference About Cutting-Edge Autonomous Drone Medial Supply Delivery System

Zipline CEO Keller Rinaudo thrilled the ACEC Fall Conference audience with how his company has developed cutting-edge drone technology to instantly deliver medical supplies to underserved populations in Africa.

October 14, 2019
Washington Post’s Costa Says Capitol Hill in "All-Out Political War"

Robert Costa, a top political reporter for the Washington Post told Fall Conference attendees on Monday that the nation is witnessing history regarding the ongoing impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump and the potential impact on the upcoming presidential elections.

October 13, 2019
Watch the Video Introducing New ACEC Strategic Plan

Click here to watch the video introducing the new ACEC Strategic Plan, which was approved unanimously by the ACEC Board of Directors today.

Member Firm News
December 13, 2019

UK railways could soon follow in the footsteps of other global transit systems by deploying a new generation of hydrogen-powered trains. Consultancy Arup has been engaged by the RSSB to produce a report charting the course for bringing hyrdrail to Great Britain’s mainline.

https://www.consultancy.u


December 9, 2019

Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, has been selected by the Derry Township Municipal Authority (DTMA) to design energy efficiency improvements at its Clearwater Road Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF).

https://brownandcaldwell.


December 6, 2019

Stantec’s Water System Improvement Project for the City of Burton, Michigan has been awarded the honor of Recognized Project by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) AQUARIUS Recognition Program. The program honors outstanding achievements in innovation, sustainability, and public-health protection for projects funded by the EPA’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,530,600 (November)
1,522,200 (October)

Construction Spending
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$1,291,100,000 (October)
$1,301,800,000 (September)

ACEC Stock Index
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41.33 (December 9)
42.75 (November 25)

Dodge Momentum Index
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155.3 (November)
150.9 (October)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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300 Deals--Up 1 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.0 (October)
49.7 (September)

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