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January 7, 2021

Submit Your Firm’s COVID-19-Related Project to Engineering Inc. by Friday, January 15

For the upcoming Spring 2021 Engineering Inc. issue, we would like to highlight four more ACEC members whose COVID-related projects helped a community address pandemic-related challenges.

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January 7, 2021

Walter P Moore’s Kestner Discusses Embodied Carbon Solutions on ACEC Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Dirk Kestner, director of sustainable design and a principal at Walter P Moore, discussed his firm's recent report, Embodied Carbon: A Clearer View of Carbon Emissions, and talked about how the A/E/C community can account for embodied carbon in their design and construction decisions.

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ACEC News / Awards
January 7, 2021

Nominate Outstanding Engineering Students for 2021 ACEC Scholarships; March 5 Application Deadline

Under the auspices of the ACEC College of Fellows, the ACEC Research Institute will award six General Scholarships in 2021, and one Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE) Scholarship.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 21, 2020

ACEC Urges Passage of the COVID-19 Relief and Consolidated Appropriations Act

Washington, DC - The American Council of Engineering Companies, the business voice of America’s engineers, issued the following statement from its President & CEO, Linda Bauer Darr urging Congress to pass the COVID-19 Relief and Consolidated Appropriations Act.

   

 

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ACEC News / Member Firms
December 21, 2020

ACEC Podcast Features 2020 EEA Grand Conceptor Winners

The Engineering Influence podcast welcomed Barge Design Solutions' SVP and Director of Site Solutions Carrie Stokes and Senior Geologist and Senior Project Manager Tom McComb to talk about their work on the Cooperhill Watershed Restoration Project in Ducktown, Tenn., which won the 2020 EEA Grand Conceptor Award as the the year’s outstanding engineering achievement.

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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/


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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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