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January 16, 2020

New DOD Cybersecurity Regulations Could Adversely Impact Small Contractors

Small Department of Defense contractors are expected to be hardest hit by new cybersecurity standards that the Pentagon plans to release at the end of January.

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New Executive Committee Members Elected

ACEC News / Governance
January 14, 2020

New Executive Committee Members Elected

Robin Greenleaf, CEO of Architectural Engineers, Inc., in Boston, will become the new chair-elect, succeeding Charlie Gozdziewski, who will begin his term as ACEC Chair at the Convention.  Greenleaf will assume the office of Chair for the 2021-2022 administrative year.

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HNTB Study Finds U.S. Drivers Pay Less than $25/month for Transportation Infrastructure

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
January 14, 2020

HNTB Study Finds U.S. Drivers Pay Less than $25/month for Transportation Infrastructure

Compared to what they pay for electricity, water, and broadband, American drivers get a great deal on transportation infrastructure, according to a recent report by HNTB.

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ACEC’s Last Word Blog, Engineering Inc. to Highlight National Engineering Week Celebrations by Members

ACEC News / Engineers Week
January 14, 2020

ACEC’s Last Word Blog, Engineering Inc. to Highlight National Engineering Week Celebrations by Members

ACEC will spotlight Member Organization and Member Firm activities which commemorate the 2020 National Engineers Week, to be celebrated February 16-22.

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Advocacy / Member Organizations
January 13, 2020

Guest Blog Post: Top Issues for New York Engineering Firms in 2020

ACEC NY President Jay Simson reports on his organization's 2020 legislative agenda, including infrastructure spending, QBS, and indemnification.

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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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