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April 23, 2020

Architecture Firm Billings Plummet Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Billings at architecture firms plummeted in March as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) fell by 20.1 points to a score of 33.3 (a score over 50 indicates increasing billings, a score below 50 indicates declining billings).

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
April 22, 2020

ACEC Urges DHS/CISA to Emphasize Professional Engineers in Essential Workforce Guidance

ACEC asked the Department of Homeland Security/Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in a letter on Tuesday to refine its guidance on essential infrastructure workforce to reinforce the role of Professional Engineers.

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Coronavirus / Member Firms
April 20, 2020

Small Firm COVID-19 Roundtables Focus on PPP, Keeping Up Staff Morale

On April 15, ACEC hosted two virtual roundtables for small firms (Fewer than 50 employees) dealing with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus / Member Firms
April 20, 2020

PPP, Staff Management Dominate Medium-Sized Firm COVID-19 Roundtables

ACEC hosted two virtual roundtables on the COVID-19 pandemic for medium-sized member firms (51-200 staff) on April 17.

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Coronavirus / Member Firms
April 20, 2020

Langan CEO Dave Gockel Discusses Preparing NYC Harbor for Hospital Ship, Firm's Response to COVID-19

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Langan CEO Dave Gockel discusses his firm's work to prepare New York harbor for the arrival of the USNS Comfort  and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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Member Firm News
April 30, 2020

In the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Parsons Corporation is working with Battelle to operate the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination SystemTM that will disinfect N-95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in support of pandemic relief efforts across the United States.

https://www.parsons.com/2


April 22, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jacobs released a Climate Action Plan that outlines the commitments the company is making to help abate the climate crisis. 

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


April 22, 2020

Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020.

https://www.ecslimited.co


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,537,500 (March)
1,538,300 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,366,700,000 (February)
$1,384,500,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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146.5 (March)
147.4 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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289 Deals--Down 11 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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33.3 (March)
53.4 (February)

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