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ACEC’s Private Industry Briefs Q3 2020 Economic Review Available Now

ACEC News / Industry Statistics
December 9, 2020

ACEC’s Private Industry Briefs Q3 2020 Economic Review Available Now

ACEC’s Private Industry Briefs (Q3 2020 Review) updates the five macroeconomic trends during this recession, analyzes how long a recovery may take for the engineering industry, and takes a deeper look at two strong markets—single-family residential and telecommunications.

 

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ACEC New Jersey Raises $18,000 Through Online Food Drive

ACEC News / Member Organizations
December 9, 2020

ACEC New Jersey Raises $18,000 Through Online Food Drive

Unable to hold its annual can sculpture competition and food drive, ACEC New Jersey held an online food drive competition among its member firms and it was a huge success. Member firms raised more than $18,000—the equivalent of 54,000 meals. Michael Baker International took home first place, raising $4,632, followed by HNTB ($3,295) and Malick & Scherer ($3,122).

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 3, 2020

ACEC Action Alert: Call for Essential Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program

Urge your Congressional delegation to make important changes to PPP loans in legislation before the end of 2020.
 

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 3, 2020

ACEC Calls for Withdrawal of PPP Loan Necessity Questionnaire

ACEC is urging the Trump Administration to withdraw SB 3509, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Necessity Questionnaire, asserting that it changes the original criteria for loan forgiveness.

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Industry News / Member Firms
December 3, 2020

Black & Veatch Power President Mario Azar Discusses Firm’s Decision to Decarbonize

On October 29, Black & Veatch announced that it will decarbonize its project portfolio, no longer participating in any future coal-based power design and construction. ACEC spoke with Mario Azar, president of Black & Veatch’s power business to discuss the reasons behind the firm decision and the future implications.

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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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1,539,400 (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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