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ACEC News / Advocacy
October 31, 2019

Senate Passes FY2020 Transportation Spending Bill

ACEC Senior Director of Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer discusses today's passage by the U.S. Senate of their version of the annual spending bill for transportation programs for Fiscal Year 2020.

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ACEC/MD Supports Senator Van Hollen; Urges Action on Infrastructure Funding

ACEC News / Advocacy
October 30, 2019

ACEC/MD Supports Senator Van Hollen; Urges Action on Infrastructure Funding

Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) (left) and EBA Engineering Rizwan Siddiqi discussed infrastructure funding at a fundraiser last night. Van Hollen, said Siddiqi, “assured his support but expressed his concern that although both parties agree on the policy there is no agreement on how to fund.”

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ACEC Indiana Leaders Talk Infrastructure Funding, H1B Visas with Senator Young

Advocacy / Member Organizations
October 30, 2019

ACEC Indiana Leaders Talk Infrastructure Funding, H1B Visas with Senator Young

In discussions this week with Senator Todd Young (R-IN), ACEC Indiana leaders focused on FAST Act Reauthorization, State Revolving Fund funding, and the need for H1B visas to help fill critical positions in the engineering workforce. Pictured left to right: Cash Canfield, American Structurepoint, Inc.; Rick Olson, Terracon (Earth Exploration); Michael Rowe, United Consulting; Senator Young; Chris Gale, HNTB; Tim Miller, HNTB; and Drew Bender, VS Engineering, Inc.

 

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Fellows Charity Fun Walk Raises Record $3,600 at Fall Conference

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 29, 2019

Fellows Charity Fun Walk Raises Record $3,600 at Fall Conference

The College of Fellows Charity Fun Walk keeps getting bigger. In its fourth year, the he event, which is held annually at the ACEC Fall Conference, raised $3,600 on donations from 161 people. The event benefited Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization that uses running to help girls develop their potential. For more information, contact Daisy Nappier.

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Greenleaf Nominated for ACEC Chair; Four Vice Chair Nominees Announced

ACEC News / Governance
October 29, 2019

Greenleaf Nominated for ACEC Chair; Four Vice Chair Nominees Announced

Robin Greenleaf, CEO of Architectural Engineers, Inc. in Boston has been tapped to be ACEC Chair-Elect for 2020-2021, and Chair for 2021-2022, by the ACEC Nominating Committee, subject to election by the ACEC Board of Directors.

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Member Firm News
April 6, 2021

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services announced the acquisition of Adams Consulting Engineers, Inc. headquartered in Dallas with additional offices in Austin and Tyler, Texas. The acquisition, only the second in Langan’s 50-year history, helps accelerate the firm’s growth in Texas, where Langan has operated since 2015 in Houston. With this move, Langan now has more than 1,300 employees across 36 offices.

https://www.langan.com/em


March 30, 2021

The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

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


March 23, 2021

Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to provide strategic guidance for creating and integrating DEI initiatives and programs into all aspects of the 100% employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm.

https://www.burnsmcd.com/


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,539,400 (March)
1,532,000 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,516,900,000 (February)
$1,529,000,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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151.4 (March)
148.8 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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313 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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53.3 (February)
44.9 (January)

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