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What Does Your Firm Need to Know about the New Overtime Rule--ACEC Online Class, November 12

ACEC News / Education
October 29, 2019

What Does Your Firm Need to Know about the New Overtime Rule--ACEC Online Class, November 12

On November 12, ACEC will host a one-of-a-kind online class delving into the details of the new overtime pay rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will take effect on January 1, 2020.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
October 25, 2019

Architecture Billings Index Moderates, But Challenging Conditions Continue

Design activity shows signs of remaining sluggish at U.S. architecture firms, according to the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI) from the American Institute of Architects.

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College of Fellows Honors Lennox Nishimura

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 25, 2019

College of Fellows Honors Lennox Nishimura

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (left) presents the College of Fellows Distinguished Service Award to Lennox Nishimura.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
October 24, 2019

ACEC Oregon Pushes Past ACEC/PAC Goal “To Engage With Our Representatives”

ACEC Oregon reached its ACEC/PAC goal for the 12th consecutive year last week.

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Eleven Council Members Inducted into Order of the Engineer

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 24, 2019

Eleven Council Members Inducted into Order of the Engineer

At the 2019 Fall Conference in Chicago, 11 ACEC members were inducted into the Order of the Engineer, a national organization dedicated to “upholding the standards and dignity of the engineering profession. Conducting the ceremony were Roch Larochelle, chair of the Board of Governors of the Order of the Engineer, (first on left) and ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (third on left).

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Member Firm News
March 3, 2021

Woolpert has acquired CivilTech Engineering Inc., a multidisciplinary engineering firm that specializes in transportation, water resources, municipal, structural and construction services. CivilTech has three offices in Texas and serves local, state and federal clients.

https://woolpert.com/reso


February 19, 2021

GEOCOMP, today announced that the company has provided the largest and most sophisticated Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system ever deployed on a bridge structure in the United States on the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in the State of New York.

https://www.acec.org/defa


February 17, 2021

Kimley-Horn is leading the next phase of Sound Transit's Link expansion program — the 16.3-mile Everett Link Extension (EVLE) and Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) North project, which will add six stations to the light rail network connecting to the under-construction Lynnwood Link Extension at the Lynnwood City Center and extend Link service north further into Snohomish County.

https://www.acppubs.com/a


Market Indicators
Indicators

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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