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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 18, 2020

OSHA Releases Guidance on Coronavirus in the Workplace

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a guidance for dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic in the workplace.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 17, 2020

PennDOT Suspends Operations in Face of Coronavirus

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is suspending all operations, including construction, except critical and emergency work due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 17, 2020

Legislative Update: H.R. 6021, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act”

On March 14, 2020, the House passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) by a vote of 363-40, and on March 16, 2020 the House approved significant modifications to H.R. 6201 that are designed to mitigate the impact on employers.  The Senate passed H.R. 6201 as amended by the House on March 18, 2020, and shortly thereafter the President signed it into law.

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Coronavirus / Member Firms
March 17, 2020

NV5 Assisting Clients with COVID-19 Facility Health and Safety Consulting

ACEC Member Firm NV5 Global, Inc. is providing facility health and safety consulting services to mitigate the risk of Coronavirus exposure for clients, while minimizing interruption to business operations. 

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Coronavirus / Market Forecast
March 17, 2020

FMI Forecasts Downward Trend in Several Market Sectors Due to Coronavirus

The more quickly we see a downward trend in the number of new Coronavirus cases, the more quickly the economy will stabilize and rebound. The level of government and public reaction to the outbreak will be the primary factors in how long infection levels continue to climb. A recession is the likely result, but since underlying economic fundamentals were strong going into the pandemic, there is a chance for a reasonably rapid rebound. 

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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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