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ACEC News / President's Monthly Update
July 15, 2019

President's Monthly Update--July, 2019

June was another busy month here at the Council, as we hosted the annual Leadership Orientation sessions for MO leaders.  In all, 66 representatives from 33 MOs attended the two sessions, during which they were briefed by staff on ACEC’s programs, services, and activities. 

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Top Political Reporter Robert Costa to Break Down D.C. Politics, 2020 Election at 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago

ACEC News / Fall Conference
July 12, 2019

Top Political Reporter Robert Costa to Break Down D.C. Politics, 2020 Election at 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago

Robert Costa, who will keynote the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago, October 13-16, is one of the most connected and influential journalists in the national political sphere. In his address, Costa will offer his unique insights on the current political situation in Washington, DC and handicap the 2020 Election.

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NOAA Report Cites Climate Change as Cause of Record High-Tide Flooding

Industry News
July 11, 2019

NOAA Report Cites Climate Change as Cause of Record High-Tide Flooding

Sea-level rise pushed high-tide flooding days in the United States to record levels, between May 2018 and April 2019, according to a new report by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 11, 2019

House Passes Green Card Reform Bill

The House of Representatives approved the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (H.R. 1044) this week in order to tackle the backlog of people waiting for an employment-based green card.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
July 11, 2019

Senate EPW Committee Plans to Release Five-Year Highway Bill Before August Recess

Leadership of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee have announced they will unveil a new five-year survface transportation bill before Congress takes its August recess.

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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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