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INDUSTRY-NEWS Results
December 11, 2019
Research Highlights Reasons Why Young Women Choose Remain in Engineering

Rather than looking at reasons why young women leave engineering, a new study by DiscoverE and the Concord Evaluation Group examines why women choose to stay.

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).

December 9, 2019
Latest Engineering Influence Podcast Focuses on 3Q Economic Report

ACEC Senior Director of Private Market Resources Erin McLaughlin takes a deep dive into the just-released ACEC 3Q Review in the latest ACEC Engineering Influence podcast.

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.

December 3, 2019
Sargent & Lundy and EIA Improve Modeling for Annual Energy Outlook

Sargent & Lundy worked with the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)on a study to improve the modeling tor the Annual Energy Outlook.

November 27, 2019
ACEC’s 3Q Economic Outlook Highlights Potential Upsides for U.S. Economy

The latest ACEC Private Market Briefs-Economic Outlook Q3 looks at business economists' views on the greatest upside risks to the economy.

November 26, 2019
ArchitecturArchitecture Billings Index Rebounds After Two Down Months

The AIA Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rebounded into positive territory in October after two months of decline in demand for design services.

November 25, 2019
Project Owners Select Design-Build for Single Point of Responsibility

A primary reason when project owners choose design-build is because it creates a single point of responsibility and accountability for design and construction, according to a study conducted the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

November 22, 2019
Pew Report Highlights 13 Innovative Flood Mitigation Solutions

A new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts highlights some of the nation’s most effective flood mitigation programs. Based on primary research by Dewberry, the report provides case studies of 13 communities that have implemented effective and innovative ways to reduce flooding

November 22, 2019
State Expenditures on Transportation Climb in 2019, Water Spending Drops

Strong tax collections over the past several years have led to record state expenditures, with the total reaching $2.1 trillion in Fiscal Year 2019, up from $2.0 trillion in FY2018, according to the annual report from the National Association of State Budget Officers.

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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