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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 18, 2019

ACEC Joins 700 Stakeholders Calling on House to Pass USMCA

ACEC has signed on to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce letter to all U.S. House Members urging immediate passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade treaty.

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Latest Engineering Influence Podcast: ISI President/CEO Anthony Kane Discusses Envision Sustainability Program

Industry News / Infrastructure
December 18, 2019

Latest Engineering Influence Podcast: ISI President/CEO Anthony Kane Discusses Envision Sustainability Program

 Anthony Kane, president and CEO of the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), talks about the Envision sustainability rating system for all civil infrastructure on the latest ACEC Engineering Influence podcast.

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Due to Popular Demand: ACEC Offers Second Diversity & Inclusion Online Class, January 28

ACEC News / Education
December 16, 2019

Due to Popular Demand: ACEC Offers Second Diversity & Inclusion Online Class, January 28

Following up on the recent, successful Diversity, Inclusion, & Dividends 101 online class (click here for download information), ACEC will offer Inclusion, Culture, & Belonging 102 on January 28.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 12, 2019

Ways and Means Committee Approves SALT Cap Relief

The House Ways and Means Committee passed legislation to provide relief from the $10,000 cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes (SALT) that was established in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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ACEC Hosts Congressional Members at Holiday Reception

ACEC News / Advocacy
December 12, 2019

ACEC Hosts Congressional Members at Holiday Reception

At the Council's holiday reception for members of Congress at the ACEC townhouse on Capitol Hill last night, (left to right) Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR); Ed Mortimer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; ACEC Senior Vice President of Advocacy and External Affairs Steve Hall; ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr; ACEC COO Laura O’Neill Kaumo; and T&I Committee Chair Peter DeFazio (D-OR).

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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


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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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