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Government Affairs Update Podcast: Senate Committee Approves Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 28, 2021

Government Affairs Update Podcast: Senate Committee Approves Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

Matt Reiffer joins the podcast to discuss the unanimous approval of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021 by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works earlier in the week.

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Dodge Forecasts Very Strong Economy; Growth in Design and Construction Sectors May Lag

Industry News / Market Forecast
May 26, 2021

Dodge Forecasts Very Strong Economy; Growth in Design and Construction Sectors May Lag

In his semi-annual economic forecast this week, Dodge Data & Analytics Chief Economist Richard Branch expects to see strong growth in the overall U.S. economy through the end of 2022 but predicts slower growth in the construction sector.

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ACEC News / Industry News
May 25, 2021

Investment Strategies Support Resilient Performance

ACEC Private Market Resources Director Diana Alexander reports on the recent U,S, DOE Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit and its implications for the engineering industry.

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ACEC Supports Senate EPW Committee's Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 24, 2021

ACEC Supports Senate EPW Committee's Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act

In a letter to the leaders of the Senate Environmental & Public Works Committee, ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr expressed strong support for the committee's bipartisan Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act.

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Infrastructure Update on the Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 21, 2021

Infrastructure Update on the Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Vice President for Infrastructure Programs Matt Reiffer provides an update on the progress of infrastructure legislation on Capitol Hill.

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

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


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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