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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 2, 2021

ACEC Government Affairs Update Podcast: Matt Reiffer Discusses the $2.25 Trillion American Jobs Plan

On the latest Government Affairs Update on the Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Vice President for Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer breaks down the $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan and discusses its prospects in Congress.

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ACEC News / Education
April 1, 2021

Next Week's Online Classes: Professional Development Plans, High-Growth Firm Secrets, Ethical Decision-Making

Among the ACEC online classes next week, Gerard Cavaluzzi of Kennedy/Jenks Consultants will review professional and ethical conduct guidelines and applicable standards of practice.

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ACEC Partners with EFCG to Provide Financial Benchmarking for Member Firms

ACEC News / Business Management
April 1, 2021

ACEC Partners with EFCG to Provide Financial Benchmarking for Member Firms

ACEC National has partnered with EFCG to provide financial benchmarking services to ACEC member firms. Firms that contribute financial data—with firm-level confidentiality—will have access to industry trends and metrics within the single largest vantage point on trends and dynamics in the A/E industry.

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March 31, 2021

America's Engineers React to the American Jobs Plan

The American Council of Engineering Companies – the voice of America’s engineering and design industry - released the following statement from its president and CEO, Linda Bauer Darr on the Biden Administration’s American Jobs Plan.

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Podcast Discussion: Mick Morrissey on the Inflow of Private Equity into Engineering Firms

ACEC News / Business Management
March 31, 2021

Podcast Discussion: Mick Morrissey on the Inflow of Private Equity into Engineering Firms

Why is private equity investing in engineering firms and what makes a firm attractive to these investors? On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Mick Morrissey, managing principal of Morrissey Goodale, discusses the reasons behind the accelerating flow of private equity capital into engineering firms.

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

https://www.bv.com/news/b


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

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

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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