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ACEC News / Coronavirus
May 27, 2020

ACEC Leads Industry Effort to Seek OMB Intervention on Potential Impact of PPP Loan Forgiveness on Firm Rates

The Council led an industry effort of design, construction and engineering associations to get clarification from the federal government on the treatment of loan forgiveness received by a small business for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan relative to direct and indirect costs allocable to government contracts in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

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ACEC News
May 27, 2020

Carrato and Carragher Introduce the ACEC Research Institute on Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Research Institute Chair John Carrato of Benesch and Vice-Chair Michael Carragher of VHB discuss the organization's mission, vision, and future.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 27, 2020

ACEC Letter to House Members Praises PPP Flexibility Act, Calls Out Additional Problem Areas

In a letter to all U.S. Representatives today, ACEC urged passage of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 and highlighted two additional problem areas that may require congressional action.

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ACEC Life/Health Trust Announces Loyalty Credit

ACEC News / Coronavirus
May 26, 2020

ACEC Life/Health Trust Announces Loyalty Credit

The ACEC Life/Health Trust  is crediting back over $10 million nationwide to firms on a Trust medical plan.

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
May 26, 2020

U.S. Treasury Releases Guidance on PPP Loan Forgiveness

ACEC's Steve Hall offers details on the U.S. Treasury Department's latest guidance on PPP loan forgiveness.
 

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Member Firm News
April 30, 2020

In the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Parsons Corporation is working with Battelle to operate the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination SystemTM that will disinfect N-95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in support of pandemic relief efforts across the United States.

https://www.parsons.com/2


April 22, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jacobs released a Climate Action Plan that outlines the commitments the company is making to help abate the climate crisis. 

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


April 22, 2020

Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020.

https://www.ecslimited.co


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,537,500 (March)
1,538,300 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,366,700,000 (February)
$1,384,500,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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146.5 (March)
147.4 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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289 Deals--Down 11 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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33.3 (March)
53.4 (February)

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