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Awards
November 18, 2020

Secure Your Seat for the First-Ever Virtual Engineering Excellence Awards

The "academy awards" of the engineering industry is coming to you as an online live broadcast for the first time on December 1st at 3:00pm EST.  

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Take Part in GivingTuesday with the ACEC Research Institute

ACEC News
November 18, 2020

Take Part in GivingTuesday with the ACEC Research Institute

On December 1, 2020, people all around the world will come together to tap into the power of human connection and strengthen communities and change our world. Will you be one of them? The ACEC Research Institute will be participating in GivingTuesday and we need your help!

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ACEC News / Industry News
November 18, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast Examines the Role of the Engineer in Society

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Mike McMeekin, executive director of the Engineering Change Lab, and Darshan Karwat, assistant professor in Arizona State University's School for the Future of Innovation in Society discuss the evolving role of the engineer in society and the emergence of the activist engineer. 

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ACEC News / Advocacy
November 17, 2020

ACEC Signs MOU with State Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations

ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr and Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Director Tad Davis signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations this week.

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Education
November 12, 2020

Shed the Fear of Public Speaking with our New Online Course

For many engineers, public speaking is a dreaded and unpleasant chore, to be avoided if at all possible, but one thing never changes - it's a necessary skill to win business. 

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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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