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ACEC News / Education
December 3, 2020

Online Classes Next Week Offer Firm Management Tips, Orlando "Smart City" Master Plan Development

ACEC will offer two online classes next week, including Mark Goodale of Morrissey Goodale highlighting 50 ways to improve your business.

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Copperhill Watershed Restoration Project Wins 2021 EEA Grand Conceptor Award

ACEC News / Member Firms
December 2, 2020

Copperhill Watershed Restoration Project Wins 2021 EEA Grand Conceptor Award

Barge Design Solutions’ Copperhill Watershed Restoration Project in Ducktown, Tenn. has won the 2020 “Grand Conceptor” Award as the year’s outstanding engineering achievement, in the 53rd Annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA).

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 2, 2020

Judge Tosses Out Administration’s H-1B Visa Rules

A federal judge has thrown out the Department of Labor and Department of Homeland Security H-1B visa rules issued in September. The Administration could choose to appeal the ruling.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 2, 2020

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Goes into Effect

The Interim Final Rule for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) went into effect this week.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 2, 2020

ACEC Comments on CMMC Interim Final Rule

With the interim final rule for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification taking effect, ACEC has submitted comments noting the industry’s concerns over the lack of clarity and definition related to Architecture-Engineering-Construction (AEC) documents.

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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
Indicators

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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