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Latest Update to ACEC COVID Policy for 2021 ACEC Fall Conference Attendees

ACEC News / Fall Conference
September 17, 2021

Latest Update to ACEC COVID Policy for 2021 ACEC Fall Conference Attendees

ACEC has updated its COVID policy for the 2021 ACEC Fall Conference, partnering with CLEAR to conduct verifications well in advance of the Conference dates.

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Latest ACEC Private Industry Brief Examines the Energy & Utilities Market Sector

ACEC News / Market Forecast
September 17, 2021

Latest ACEC Private Industry Brief Examines the Energy & Utilities Market Sector

ACEC published this week the Fall issue of the Private Industry Brief, focusing on the energy and utilities market sector. For engineering firms, this market generates about $31 billion annually and accounted for 30 percent of the 2020 revenues of the ENR 500 firms.

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ACEC News / Education
September 16, 2021

Next Week's Online Classes: ESOPs, High-Performance Teams, and Risk Management Plans

ACEC will present three online classes next week: ESOPs and Ownership Transition, Pros & Cons; Building a High-Performance Leadership Team; and Developing a Risk Management Plan.

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Engineering Influence Podcast: A Conversation with Urban Planner Jeff Speck on U.S. Road Engineering Standards

Industry News / Infrastructure
September 16, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast: A Conversation with Urban Planner Jeff Speck on U.S. Road Engineering Standards

What began as a podcast conversation about induced demand with urban planner Jeff Speck quickly broadened into a wider discussion about U.S. road engineering standards, their impact, and what responsibility engineers may have to improve them.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
September 15, 2021

ACEC Advocacy Team Summarizes Key Proposed Investment and Tax Changes in Reconciliation Bill

House committees are drafting their pieces of the social spending and tax package that will be considered by Congress under the budget reconciliation process. 

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Member Firm News
September 16, 2021

Woolpert has acquired AAM, a global geospatial services company that specializes in aerial mapping, surveying, GIS, and the development of innovative geospatial processes and technologies. AAM is headquartered in Australia and has offices across New Zealand, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Woolpert is a U.S.-based architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG) and strategic consulting firm with 44 offices in three countries.

https://woolpert.com/reso


September 15, 2021

Under a Master Serves Agreement (MSA), a local team of Brown and Caldwell, Lotus Water, and Paradigm Environmental will provide a diverse range of services to implement San Jose's 2019 Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Plan. 

https://brownandcaldwell.


September 9, 2021

Perkins Engineering Consultants, a Texas engineering firm specializing in water/wastewater services, joined Mead & Hunt, a national, full-service architectural-engineering firm, on August 1st, 2021. This move allows both Mead & Hunt and Perkins Engineering Consultants to offer enhanced services to clients and expand their geographic reach, furthering the strategic vision of both firms.

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Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,561,200 (July)
1,556,600 (June)

Construction Spending
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$1,552,200,000 (June)
$1,551,200,000 (May)

Dodge Momentum Index
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155.8 (July)
164.9 (June)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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380 Deals—Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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54.6 (July)
57.1 (June)

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