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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 23, 2020

Nation’s Power Grid Faces Potential Pandemic-Driven Demand Drop

As more states require businesses to close and residents to stay home, the nation’s power grid suppliers face the potential of a dramatic demand drop.

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 20, 2020

ACEC's Darr Pens Editorial Urging States to Keep Infrastructure Projects Moving Forward

ACEC President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr asserts in editorial that now is the time to leverage investment in our critical infrastructure.

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 20, 2020

Coalition Urges Congress to Include Long-Term Transportation Funding in COVID-19 Bill

The Transportation Construction Coalition, a stakeholder group including ACEC and more than 40 engineering, construction, materials and equipment supply associations, and labor unions, sent a letter to congressional leaders advocating for the inclusion of long-term surface transportation funding as part of the COVID-19 response effort. 

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 20, 2020

ACEC's Advocacy Team Summarizes the Senate's Coronavirus Relief Legislation

ACEC’s advocacy team put together a summary of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act, S 3548), economic stimulus legislation introduced by Senate Majority Leader McConnell.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 20, 2020

DOD Memo: Defense Industrial Base Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce

The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment signed a memo to apply the DHS guidance to states related to Critical Infrastructure, pointing to the fact that the Defense Industrial Base is considered critical infrastructure.

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Member Firm News
October 18, 2021

In recognition of Climate Action Day, WSP USA has furthered its commitment to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, embodied carbon in its structural system projects by 2050 as a signatory to the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) SE 2050 Commitment Program.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


October 12, 2021

Leading environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell today announces the launch of BC:Opta™, its unique approach to utility optimization for a more effective future.

https://brownandcaldwell.


October 5, 2021

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “Bowman”) (NASDAQ: BWMN), today announced the acquisition of the assets of Triangle Site Design (“Triangle”) headquartered in Raleigh, NC. Triangle, founded in 2008 and led by its founder Matt Lowder, delivers civil engineering and land planning services to clients throughout the Research Triangle area of North Carolina.

https://investors.bowman.


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,579,500 (August)
1,560,800 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,568,800,000 (July)
$1,563,400,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (August)
154.0 (July)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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388 Deals—Up 26 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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55.6 (August)
54.6 (July)

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