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MEMBER-ORGANIZATIONS Results
June 6, 2019
Member Organization Leaders Dive into ACEC Services During Orientation Session at National HQ

ACEC Senior Vice President Advocacy and External Affairs Steve Hall (standing) discusses the Council advocacy program and agenda with State Organization leadership at ACEC/National Headquarters

June 4, 2019
Joint Statement from ACEC National, ACEC Virginia, and ACEC Metropolitan Washington on the Virginia Beach Shooting
May 29, 2019
ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Discusses Industry Challenges in ACEC/Kansas Podcast Interview

ACEC/Kansas Executive Director Scott Heidner recently interviewed ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr for an episode of the QBS Express podcast.

May 29, 2019
NYC's Transit Authority Demands 10 Percent Cuts in A/E Contracts; ACEC/New York Fights Back

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is demanding 10 percent cuts in existing contracts with its A/E vendors in an effort to close a projected $1 billion deficit in its 2022 budget.

May 2, 2019
ACEC/Indiana Scores Two Big Wins in Latest Legislative Session

During the just completed legislative session, ACEC/Indiana won passage of laws expanding water infrastructure planning/funding and limiting professional liability.

May 2, 2019
PAC Leadership Circle Program Puts Georgia Over ACEC/PAC Goal

For the fifth consecutive year, ACEC/Georgia has hit its 2019 ACEC/PAC fundraising target. Going into Convention, Georgia is the biggest fundraiser in 2019, bringing in more than $40,000 and showing no signs of stopping.  In 2018, Georgia was the fourth-highest fundraiser, raising more than 150 percent of its goal. 

April 24, 2019
ACEC Awards Minuteman Fund Grant to ACEC/Alabama to Defend Newly-Enacted State Infrastructure Funding

The Minuteman Fund has awarded a grant to ACEC/Alabama to defend recently passed state transportation infrastructure funding that is under attack in the Alabama Legislature.

April 19, 2019
Sara Massey is New ACEC/Kentucky Executive Director

Sara Massey is new Executive Director of the Kentucky Engineering Center, which houses the American Council of Engineering Companies of Kentucky, the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers, and the Kentucky Engineering Foundation.

April 5, 2019
ACEC/Illinois to Use Minuteman Fund Grant to Pass Sustainable Transportation Funding

ACEC/Illinois has been awarded an ACEC Minuteman Fund grant for a comprehensive advocacy campaign to win sustainable transportation funding.

April 4, 2019
Minuteman Fund Helps ACEC/Florida Secure Victory in Landmark Legal Case for Engineering Industry

In a victory for ACEC/Florida and the Minuteman Fund, the Florida State Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from an appellate court decision upholding the enforceability of contract terms protecting design professionals from liability for consequential damages and for the first time in Florida defining the broad scope of consequential damages.

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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