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ACEC News / Governance
April 29, 2020

National Officers' Remarks During ACEC Board of Directors Meeting

At the virtual ACEC Board of Directors meeting on April 25, ACEC Chair Charles Gozdziewski, Chair-Emeritus Mitch Simpler and ACEC President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr addressed the Board.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
April 27, 2020

ACEC Chair Charles Gozdziewski and President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr on ACEC Measures in Response to COVID-19

Like you we are considering workarounds to find ways to tighten our belts and take care of our team while continuing core operations in support of our member firms.

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ACEC News / Governance
April 27, 2020

ACEC Board Meets Virtually: No CPI Dues Increase in 2021, Charles Gozdziewski Takes Gavel

At its first-ever virtual meeting on Saturday, April 25, the ACEC Board of Directors unanimously voted to forego the planned 1.6 percent Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase to 2021 member firm dues, welcomed a new chairman and members of the Executive Committee, and got an introduction to the ACEC Research Institute.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
April 27, 2020

AASHTO Reports on How State DOTs Are Feeling The Budgetary Impact of COVID-19

AASHTO reports that steep reductions in motor vehicle travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic are adversely affecting state department of transportation budgets – to the point where some agencies are laying off workers and shelving planned transportation projects.

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Industry News
April 27, 2020

ACEC Macro-Economic Update: Federal Deficit Forecast | Oil Market Mayhem

ACEC's Erin McLaughlin reports on the Congressional Budget Office's economic forecast and the unprecedented volatility in the oil market.

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Member Firm News
January 12, 2021

As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

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


January 8, 2021

HDR is serving as owner’s engineer for Invenergy’s recently announced Samson Solar Energy Center, the largest solar project in U.S. history. Located in northeastern Texas, Samson Solar Energy Center is designed to produce 1,310 megawatts of power. 

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


December 21, 2020

Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire KTA, an engineering firm with core expertise in mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, commissioning, third party plan review, and lighting design.

https://www.acec.org/defa


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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