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Joint Coalition Meetings Address Employee Happiness, Housing Market, and Firm Growth

ACEC News / Education
February 21, 2019

Joint Coalition Meetings Address Employee Happiness, Housing Market, and Firm Growth

Is it a problem that nearly 60 percent of structural engineers consider leaving the profession at some point in their career?

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U.S. Engineers Share Why They Became Engineers

ACEC News / Engineers Week
February 20, 2019

U.S. Engineers Share Why They Became Engineers

Intellectual curiosity (34 percent) followed by the thrill of finding creative solutions to society’s problems (24 percent) are the most popular reasons many U.S.

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ACEC/Ohio E-Week Luncheon Explores Hyperloop Technology

Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 19, 2019

ACEC/Ohio E-Week Luncheon Explores Hyperloop Technology

Experts in the field of hyperloop technology will provide an in-depth presentation on its potential as a future means of transportation, during the annual ACEC/Ohio Central Ohio Chapter National Engineers Week Luncheon, to be held Thursday, February 21st at the Bridgewater Banquet and Conference Center in Powell, Ohio.

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Dodge Momentum Index Climbs in January

Industry News / Market Forecast
February 19, 2019

Dodge Momentum Index Climbs in January

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 4.7% in January to 157.7, up from the revised December reading of 150.6.

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ACEC-Backed Private Activity Bonds Bill Reintroduced

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 19, 2019

ACEC-Backed Private Activity Bonds Bill Reintroduced

Congressmen Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Mike Kelly (R-PA) have reintroduced legislation that would create a new financing mechanism to support the design and construction of schools, court houses, libraries, and other public buildings.

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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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1,529,500 (February)
1,527,800 (January)

Construction Spending
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$1,521,500,000 (January)
$1,496,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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149.0 (February)
139.1 (January)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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308 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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44.9 (January)
42.3 (December)

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