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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 3, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC Government Affairs Update on Small Business Provisions in CARES Act

ACEC's SVP for Advocacy, Steve Hall, and Katharine Mottley, VP for Tax and Regulatory Affairs, joined Engineering Influence to discuss the new guidance for small businesses stemming from the enactment of the CARES Act.  

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Education / Industry News
April 3, 2020

FIDIC Offers Webinar for Member Associations and Firms on Best Practices in COVID-19 Crisis

The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) will host a free webinar targeted at member associations (MAs) and their firm members to explore how they are responding to the current COVID-19 crisis and adapting their activities going forward.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
April 2, 2020

Letter from ACEC CEO Linda Bauer Darr: Tools to Weather the COVID-19 Storm

There is no question that our industry is essential at a time like this, and it’s ACEC National’s job - in tandem with our family of member organizations – to give you the tools you need to weather the storm and come out stronger for it. 

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Industry News / Market Forecast
March 31, 2020

On Engineering Influence Podcast, Economist Anirban Basu Talks About the Economy and COVID-19

Anirban Basu, president and CEO of Sage Policy Group, came on the Engineering Influence podcast to give his outlook on the economy in light of the coronavirus.

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ACEC News / Convention / Coronavirus
March 30, 2020

Important Update on the ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit

We have canceled the Annual Convention and Legislative Summit and are now assessing options on moving forward with a virtual convention, and likely postponing our advocacy program and the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala to a later date. More details on these rescheduled events will be forthcoming soon.

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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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