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MEMBER-ORGANIZATIONS Results
December 3, 2019
Board Support Keeps Arkansas ACEC/PAC Fundraising Streak Alive

For the 15th consecutive year, ACEC Arkansas has surpassed its annual ACEC/PAC fundraising goal

December 2, 2019
Team Effort Pushes Illinois Past Annual ACEC/PAC Fundraising Goal

Propelled by a fundraising raffle at their November Fall Conference, ACEC Illinois reached its annual ACEC/PAC goal last week. The MO has achieved that milestone every year since 2005

November 8, 2019
ACEC Indiana Highlight Need for Infrastructure Investment in Meeting with Congressman Pence

ACEC Indiana leadership met with U.S. Representative Greg Pence (R-IN) this week to urge Congressional action on transportation and infrastructure funding. Pictured left to right: Rick Olson, Terracon (Earth Exploration); Congressman Pence; Bill Bailey, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly; Chris Gale, HTNB; and John Brand, Butler, Fairman & Seufert, Inc.

October 30, 2019
ACEC Indiana Leaders Talk Infrastructure Funding, H1B Visas with Senator Young

In discussions this week with Senator Todd Young (R-IN), ACEC Indiana leaders focused on FAST Act Reauthorization, State Revolving Fund funding, and the need for H1B visas to help fill critical positions in the engineering workforce. Pictured left to right: Cash Canfield, American Structurepoint, Inc.; Rick Olson, Terracon (Earth Exploration); Michael Rowe, United Consulting; Senator Young; Chris Gale, HNTB; Tim Miller, HNTB; and Drew Bender, VS Engineering, Inc.

 

October 10, 2019
ACEC/Indiana Members Focus on Infrastructure, Health Care in Senator Braun Meeting

ACEC/Indiana members met with Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) this week to discuss highway funding reauthorization and health care reform. Pictured left to right: Jon Stolz, Christopher B. Burke Engineering, LLC; Kurt Heidenreich, Engineering Resources, Inc.; Dan Cutshaw, ms consultants, Inc.; Cash Canfield, American Structurepoint, Inc.; Phil Beer, USI Consultants, Inc.; John Brand, Butler, Fairman & Seufert, Inc.; Senator Mike Braun; Rick Olson, Terracon (Earth Exploration); Michael Rowe, United Consulting; Bill Bailey, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.; and Mike Guzik, Lawson-Fisher.

October 1, 2019
ACEC/Indiana Leaders Discuss Transportation with Representative Andre Carson

U.S. Representative Andre Carson (D-IN), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, met with ACEC/Indiana leadership this week to discuss transportation infrastructure funding. Pictured left to right: Scott Hornsby, GAI Consultants; Drew Bender, VS Engineering; Rick Olson, Earth Exploration/ A Terracon Company; Shelby Swango, WSP; Congressman Carson; Beth Bauer, ACEC/Indiana; Jon Stolz, Christopher B. Burke Engineering; Shelby Dunn, ACEC/Indiana; Bill Hall, United Consulting; and Hans Peterson, Clark Dietz.

September 3, 2019
ACEC/Washington to Use Minuteman Fund Grant to Protect Voter-Approved Transportation Funding

ACEC has awarded a Minuteman Fund grant to ACEC/Washington to help defeat Initiative 976, which would eliminate previously passed car registration fee increases for capital construction.

August 12, 2019
Artl Takes Helm at ACEC/Illinois

Kevin Artl will be the new president/CEO of ACEC/Illinois. Artl, who currently serves as the COO of the Illinois Toll Highway Authority, will take office in mid-September.

August 9, 2019
ACEC Hosts Member Organization Staff for Training Session to Improve Member Services

In ACEC's inaugural Member Organization staff training session, ACEC/PAC Director Jennifer Pugh (center) describes the resources available to Member Organizations to improve their political fundraising programs.

July 10, 2019
ACEC/North Carolina-Led Coalition Passes Indemnification/Duty to Defend Relief

ACEC/North Carolina Executive Director James Smith celebrates passage of landmark liability protection legislation this month.

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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