BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Construction and engineering, typically a boom-and-bust industry, has attracted big investor money this year as worldwide demand for new infrastructure and energy projects propel earnings.Shares of companies in the construction and engineering (C&E) sector, such as Fluor (FLR - Get Report) and Jacobs Engineering (JEC - Get Report), have jumped an average of 13% this year versus 5.4% for the S&P 500 Index. That's the fifth-best-performing industry among more than 100 tracked by Standard & Poor's. C&E, a sub-industry of the industrials sector, is up 50% over the past 12 months.
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