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Engineering Influence Podcast Highlights Reasons for Private Sector Firms to Join ACEC

ACEC News
October 17, 2019

Engineering Influence Podcast Highlights Reasons for Private Sector Firms to Join ACEC

Eric Peterson, CEO of Peterson Structural Engineers in Portland, Ore. joined the Engineering Influence podcast at the ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago to talk about the benefits that firms working in the private-client markets can gain by joining ACEC.

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ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 16, 2019

ACEC Sets Bold New Course With Strategic Plan Promoting the Essential Value of Engineering to Society

ACEC adopted an aggressive new strategic plan this week that will support the industry’s critical role in addressing climate change, transportation safety, sustainable energy and other priorities in the built environment. The plan puts greater emphasis on research to drive thought leadership and proactive advocacy to assist policymakers and the industry to develop innovative solutions to these challenges>

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Economist Basu Forecasts Recession Due to Uncertainty Over 2020 Election

Fall Conference / Market Forecast
October 15, 2019

Economist Basu Forecasts Recession Due to Uncertainty Over 2020 Election

Economist Anirban Basu told attendees at the ACEC Fall Conference today that even though the U.S. economy is strong, he is forecasting a recession by the third or fourth quarter of 2020.

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Inspirational Speaker Sekou Andrews Calls on Fall Conference Attendees to

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 15, 2019

Inspirational Speaker Sekou Andrews Calls on Fall Conference Attendees to "Humanize Yourself"

Sekou Andrews brought his high-energy, genre-bending blend of public speaking to the ACEC Fall Conference, at various times discomforting and inspiring the audience.

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Washington Post’s Costa Says Capitol Hill in

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 14, 2019

Washington Post’s Costa Says Capitol Hill in "All-Out Political War"

Robert Costa, a top political reporter for the Washington Post told Fall Conference attendees on Monday that the nation is witnessing history regarding the ongoing impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump and the potential impact on the upcoming presidential elections.

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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
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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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