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Dodge Chief Economist Richard Branch Breaks Down 2020 A/E/C Market Forecast on New ACEC Engineering Influence Podcast

Industry News / Market Forecast
November 21, 2019

Dodge Chief Economist Richard Branch Breaks Down 2020 A/E/C Market Forecast on New ACEC Engineering Influence Podcast

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Dodge Data & Analytics Chief Economist Richard Branch forecasts a slight downturn in the A/E/C market in 2020 before the market picks up again in 2021. Click here to listen to the podcast.

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ACEC Secures Repeal of $7.6 Billion Rescission of Federal Highway Funding

Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
November 19, 2019

ACEC Secures Repeal of $7.6 Billion Rescission of Federal Highway Funding

Due to the advocacy of ACEC, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, AASHTO and other stakeholders, a repeal of the $7.6 billion rescission in FAST Act highway contract authority has been included in the latest short-term stopgap funding bill. 

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ACEC Planning Cabinet Works Toward Implementation of Strategic Plan

ACEC News
November 19, 2019

ACEC Planning Cabinet Works Toward Implementation of Strategic Plan

Yesterday, members of the ACEC Planning Cabinet met in Washington, DC to explore the goals and objectives outlined in the newly adopted strategic plan. The meeting, which was moderated by Paul Meyer of Tecker International, continues ACEC’s ongoing work to finalize the implementation of the plan.

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November 21 Online Class: Future-Proof Your Firm by Leveraging Seller-Doers

ACEC News / Education
November 18, 2019

November 21 Online Class: Future-Proof Your Firm by Leveraging Seller-Doers

In the November 21 online class Leveraging the Seller-Doer to Future-Proof your Business Development Strategy, Jeff Echols will show how to leverage the power of the seller-doer for an above-average win rate today and build a future-ready firm.

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ACEC Supports National GIS Day

ACEC News / Advocacy
November 15, 2019

ACEC Supports National GIS Day

As part of National Geography Awareness Week (November 11-15), ACEC co-sponsored National GIS Day on Wednesday. To celebrate the importance of geographic information systems technology, U.S. Representative John Curtis (R-UT) (right) participated in a Capitol Hill reception on Wednesday evening along with Brian Raber of Merrick (left).

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

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


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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