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ACEC News / Coronavirus
May 18, 2020

ACEC Seeks Clarification on Potential Impact of PPP Loan Forgiveness on Firm Rates

The Council is seeking clarification from the federal government on the treatment of loan forgiveness received by an engineering firm for a Paycheck Protection Program loan relative to direct and indirect costs allocable to government contracts in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation.

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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
May 18, 2020

ACEC Macro-Economic Update: Fed Chair Urges More Stimulus | Retail Sales Plummet

ACEC's Erin McLaughlin reports on Federal Reserve Chairman Powell's recent comments and a record drop in retail sales.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
May 18, 2020

ACEC Offers Free Streaming Webinars to Help Firms in COVID-19 Crisis

ACEC has more than a dozen webinars available for free streaming on a wide variety of key issues to help firms adapt and work through the COVID-19 crisis.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
May 15, 2020

Notes from ACEC Member Roundtables on COVID-19 Impact and Response

ACEC has hosted a series of virtual roundtables over the past eight weeks to give members the opportunity to have open discussions with their peers about the challenges they face in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis and the solutions they have found.

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
May 14, 2020

Midstream Report on ACEC's R3 Virtual Advocacy Campaign

ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr provides an update on ACEC's Rescue Recover Rebuild virtual advocacy campaign.

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Member Firm News
October 26, 2020

AECOM, the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, today launched MobiliticsTM for Pandemic Response, an updated version of its groundbreaking transportation scenario-planning tool originally launched in 2018. This latest iteration helps transit agencies, departments of transportation, and other clients across the U.S. assess how pandemic infection rates, stay at home orders, availability and deployment of a vaccine, economic recovery and re-opening, and other factors are expected to impact transportation patterns, in order to help clients better recover and strengthen resiliency.

https://aecom.com/press-r


October 20, 2020

Black & Veatch’s 2020 Strategic Directions: Electric Report – driven by expert analyses of a survey of more than 600 power sector stakeholders – brings into focus an electric industry navigating its way through challenges and opportunities of an evolving energy ecosystem.

 

https://www.bv.com/2020-s


October 14, 2020

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a General Design, Civil Works Projects Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract to the H D CW Joint Venture, led by the consulting firms of HDR and Dewberry

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,500,800 (September)
1,487,700 (August)

Construction Spending
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$1,412,800,000 (August)
$1,392,700,000 (July)

Dodge Momentum Index
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130.8 (September)
126.2 (August)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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299 Deals--Down 3 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
40.0 (July)
40.0 (June)

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