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ACEC to Host Presidential Candidate Forum on Infrastructure in Las Vegas

ACEC News / Advocacy
January 24, 2020

ACEC to Host Presidential Candidate Forum on Infrastructure in Las Vegas

The forum, which is being organized by United for Infrastructure, will bring leading candidates for the presidency together to discuss the most important domestic policy issue of the 2020 campaign: the critical need for investment in our nation’s infrastructure. ACEC is a member of the host committee for the event.

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Incoming Chair-Elect Robin Greenleaf Talks Private Market, Strategic Plan on Podcast

ACEC News / Governance
January 24, 2020

Incoming Chair-Elect Robin Greenleaf Talks Private Market, Strategic Plan on Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Incoming Chair-Elect Robin Greenleaf of Architectural Engineers talks about the importance of the private market, the ACEC Strategic Plan, and working with Member Organizations.

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ACEC News / Awards
January 23, 2020

Nominate Outstanding Engineering Students for 2020 ACEC Scholarships; March 6 Application Deadline

Under the auspices of ACEC’s College of Fellows, the ACEC Research and Management Foundation (ACEC/RMF) will award nine general scholarships and one specialty scholarship to top engineering students in 2020.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
January 23, 2020

WEE Committee Winter Meeting, 2/24-2/25, to Feature USACE, IBM, EPA, Congressional Event. Register Now!

The winter meeting of the ACEC Water, Energy and Environment Committee (WEEC) will feature more than a dozen speakers from government and industry discussing key industry issues, including cybersecurity, PFAS, and flood resilience.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
January 22, 2020

Members Wanted for ACEC Work Group to Address Proposed NEPA Rules

ACEC has created a work group to prepare comments in response to the Administration’s recently released changes to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations.

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Member Firm News
January 24, 2020

Burns & McDonnell will serve as engineer-procure-construct (EPC) contractor for an extensive $134 million electrical control system upgrade and modernization project for the New York Power Authority’s 2,525-megawatt (MW) Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant. 

https://www.burnsmcd.com/


January 23, 2020

Black & Veatch’s commitment to workplace diversity puts it among the world’s engineering and construction leaders who understand the social and financial importance of enabling a diverse and inclusive workforce. Now, Forbes has honored Black & Veatch by placing the company on its annual list of Best Employers for Diversity.

https://www.bv.com/news/f


January 21, 2020

Advances in technology are pushing critical human infrastructure in exciting new directions, creating both risk and reward for utilities eager to become more sustainable, efficient, reliable and resilient. Black & Veatch’s 2020 Strategic Directions: Smart Utilities Report, released today as a free download, explores the challenges and opportunities ahead for a grid tested simultaneously by climate shocks, aging equipment and the influx of intermittent and often volatile distributed energy resources (DER).

https://www.3blmedia.com/


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Engineering Employment
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1,532,800 (December)
1,529,700 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,324,100,000 (November)
$1,316,800,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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156.2 (December)
153.9 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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310 Deals--Up 4 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.5 (December)
51.9 (November)

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