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Engineering Influence Podcast: Beating Employee Burnout

ACEC News / Business Management
July 8, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast: Beating Employee Burnout

On the Engineering Influence podcast, Peter Atherton discusses how to recognize employee burnout and what firms can do to prevent it.

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July 8, 2021

Seven Top Engineering Students to Receive ACEC Scholarships

The ACEC Research Institute has awarded 2021 ACEC Scholarships to seven engineering students. The winning students were selected by the ACEC College of Fellows Scholarship Committee.

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Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC Alabama Wins Landmark Indemnity Protections

ACEC News / Member Organizations
July 6, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC Alabama Wins Landmark Indemnity Protections

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Alabama Executive Director Rene Casillas and Volkert General Counsel Roger Guilian discuss the MO's big victory on indemnity protections for design professionals.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 2, 2021

ACEC Secures Partial PPP Relief, Continuing to Pursue Broader Fix

The House-passed transportation and water infrastructure bill, the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684), includes a provision to narrow the impact of a credit for forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans on firms working for State Departments of Transportation.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 2, 2021

House Passes $720 Billion Infrastructure Bill; Includes $592 Billion for Surface Transportation

The House of Representatives approved the $720 billion INVEST in America Act on Thursday.

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Member Firm News
September 16, 2021

Woolpert has acquired AAM, a global geospatial services company that specializes in aerial mapping, surveying, GIS, and the development of innovative geospatial processes and technologies. AAM is headquartered in Australia and has offices across New Zealand, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Woolpert is a U.S.-based architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG) and strategic consulting firm with 44 offices in three countries.

https://woolpert.com/reso


September 15, 2021

Under a Master Serves Agreement (MSA), a local team of Brown and Caldwell, Lotus Water, and Paradigm Environmental will provide a diverse range of services to implement San Jose's 2019 Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Plan. 

https://brownandcaldwell.


September 9, 2021

Perkins Engineering Consultants, a Texas engineering firm specializing in water/wastewater services, joined Mead & Hunt, a national, full-service architectural-engineering firm, on August 1st, 2021. This move allows both Mead & Hunt and Perkins Engineering Consultants to offer enhanced services to clients and expand their geographic reach, furthering the strategic vision of both firms.

https://acec.org//default


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,561,200 (July)
1,556,600 (June)

Construction Spending
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$1,552,200,000 (June)
$1,551,200,000 (May)

Dodge Momentum Index
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155.8 (July)
164.9 (June)

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

AIA Billings Index
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54.6 (July)
57.1 (June)

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