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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 23, 2019

"PINS for PAC" Fundraiser Pushes ACEC/Rhode Island Past Annual ACEC/PAC Goal

ACEC/Rhode Island topped its 2019 ACEC/PAC goal this week, relying on its annual “PINS for PAC” fundraising bowling championship event.

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ACEC/PAC Raises More than $270,000 During ACEC Convention

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 22, 2019

ACEC/PAC Raises More than $270,000 During ACEC Convention

ACEC/Wisconsin Co-PAC Champion Gil Hantzsch of MSA Professional Services in Baraboo, Wis. won the $10,000 grand prize.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 22, 2019

ACEC's Linda Bauer Darr Urges President, Congress to Boost Infrastructure Funding

In advance of today's meeting between President Trump and Democratic Congressional leaders to discuss how to fund their proposed $2 trillion infrastructure package, ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr said they shouldn't be wary of raising new revenue.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
May 22, 2019

House Appropriations Committee Releases Draft Transportation Spending Bill for Fiscal Year 2020

The proposed funding bill from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development would increase investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
May 21, 2019

EPA Targets Making All Environmental Permit Decisions Within Six Months

Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), said last week the agency's "ultimate goal is to make all permit decisions, up or down, in six months."

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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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