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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 30, 2021

Senate Advances $550 Billion Infrastructure Bill to Debate

On Wednesday, the Senate voted 67-32 to advance debate on the $550 bipartisan infrastructure bill. Hours before the vote, a bipartisan group of senators announced an agreement with President Biden on the package of supplemental funding across a range of capital accounts.

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ACEC News / Education
July 29, 2021

ACEC Online Class Offers Best Practices for Presenting on Virtual Platforms, August 5

In the August 5 online class How to Present on a Virtual Platform, Speechworks President Joey Asher to demonstrate how you can effectively present on any virtual platform. 

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Business Management / Industry News
July 29, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast: Lockton's Kevin Holland on Cybersecurity and the Engineering Industry

Kevin Holland of Lockton's Engineering and Design Practice came on the Engineering Influence podcast to talk about cybercrime, the vulnerability of the engineering industry, cybersecurity insurance, and the steps firms can take to protect themselves.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
July 28, 2021

Podcast: Strong Towns' Charles Marohn on Traffic Congestion, Federal Transportation Funding, and "Stroads"

Charles Marohn, founder and president of Strong Towns, came on the Engineering Influence podcast to talk about his new book, Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town. 

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 28, 2021

Council Submits Comments Raising Concerns over Proposed Rule

ACEC joined with the Professional Services Council in commenting on a proposed rule requiring contractors to prepare past performance evaluations for their first-tier subcontractors.

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Member Firm News
October 18, 2021

In recognition of Climate Action Day, WSP USA has furthered its commitment to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, embodied carbon in its structural system projects by 2050 as a signatory to the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) SE 2050 Commitment Program.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


October 12, 2021

Leading environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell today announces the launch of BC:Opta™, its unique approach to utility optimization for a more effective future.

https://brownandcaldwell.


October 5, 2021

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “Bowman”) (NASDAQ: BWMN), today announced the acquisition of the assets of Triangle Site Design (“Triangle”) headquartered in Raleigh, NC. Triangle, founded in 2008 and led by its founder Matt Lowder, delivers civil engineering and land planning services to clients throughout the Research Triangle area of North Carolina.

https://investors.bowman.


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,579,500 (August)
1,560,800 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,568,800,000 (July)
$1,563,400,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (August)
154.0 (July)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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388 Deals—Up 26 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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55.6 (August)
54.6 (July)

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