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U.S. Chamber’s Ed Mortimer Talks Infrastructure on Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
January 22, 2021

U.S. Chamber’s Ed Mortimer Talks Infrastructure on Engineering Influence Podcast

On the weekly Government Affairs Update on the Engineering Influence podcast, Ed Mortimer, vice president of Transportation and Infrastructure at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, discussed the “once-in-a-generation opportunity for a long-term transformative infrastructure bill” and talked about how the Build by the Fourth of July coalition, of which ACEC is a member, will work to win passage.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
January 21, 2021

ACEC Issues Action Alert on FAR Credits for Forgiven PPP Loans

ACEC is calling on members to contact their Congressional delegations and urge them to support waiving the FAR credits clause for forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans.

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ACEC News / Market Forecast
January 21, 2021

ACEC Research Institute Panel Examines Building Density in Post-Pandemic World

In an expert online panel last week, the ACEC Research Institute examined what long-term impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the design of buildings, including offices, classrooms, and health care facilities.

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ACEC Urges Rapid Senate Confirmation of Buttigieg as U.S. DOT Secretary

ACEC News / Advocacy
January 21, 2021

ACEC Urges Rapid Senate Confirmation of Buttigieg as U.S. DOT Secretary

In a letter sent today to the leadership of the Senate Commerce Committee, ACEC President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr called for the quick confirmation of Pete Buttigieg as U.S. Secretary of Transportation.

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ACEC News / Market Forecast
January 21, 2021

Private Markets Update on Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC's Engineering Influence podcast will feature a regular Private Markets Update episode every three weeks with Erin McLaughlin, ACEC Vice President, Private Market Resources.

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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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