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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 10, 2019

Expanded EEOC Reporting Revived; ACEC Continues Opposition

A ruling by a federal judge has revived a wage reporting requirement from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  Information can be found on the EEOC website.

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Advocacy / Member Organizations
July 10, 2019

ACEC/North Carolina-Led Coalition Passes Indemnification/Duty to Defend Relief

ACEC/North Carolina Executive Director James Smith celebrates passage of landmark liability protection legislation this month.

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ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Launches

ACEC News
July 3, 2019

ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Launches "The Chairman's Corner"

The latest episode of ACEC's Engineering Influence podcast, we launch “The Chairman’s Corner” with ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler. In each quarterly episode, Simpler will address news and information important to ACEC members.

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Ten States Account for Nearly 60 Percent of U.S. Construction Market

Industry News / Industry Statistics
July 3, 2019

Ten States Account for Nearly 60 Percent of U.S. Construction Market

Of the 11,208 U.S. public and private construction projects tracked by the research firm GlobalData, almost 60 percent are in just 10 states.

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Industry News
July 3, 2019

Urban Residential Water Rate Increases Continue Downward Trend

The average price of residential drinking water for a family of four using 50 gallons per person per day rose 3.6 percent last year, according to the latest annual survey of water prices in 30 major U.S. cities by Circle of Blue.

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Member Firm News
January 12, 2021

As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

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


January 8, 2021

HDR is serving as owner’s engineer for Invenergy’s recently announced Samson Solar Energy Center, the largest solar project in U.S. history. Located in northeastern Texas, Samson Solar Energy Center is designed to produce 1,310 megawatts of power. 

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


December 21, 2020

Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire KTA, an engineering firm with core expertise in mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, commissioning, third party plan review, and lighting design.

https://www.acec.org/defa


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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