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November 11, 2020

Watch ACEC's Post Election Briefing

Our analysis of the 2020 election and what will come next has already started.  Last Friday, ACEC hosted a Post Election Briefing with Invariant’s Mary Beth Stanton and Matt Keelen, Founder and President of the Keelen Group.

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ACEC News / Advocacy / Infrastructure
November 7, 2020

ACEC Statement on the Election of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States

The American Council of Engineering Companies  - the business voice of America's engineers - released the following statement on the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.

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ACEC News
November 6, 2020

ACEC Chair-Emeritus Kothari Elected to National Academy of Construction

ACEC Chair-Emeritus Manish Kothari, president and CEO of Sheladia Associates, has been elected to the National Academy of Construction.

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ACEC News / Education
November 5, 2020

Next Week's Online Class Address Fiduciary Duties, Email Marketing, and Leadership

Among next week's online classes Walter P Moore General Counsel Mathew Rechtien will explore what it means to be a fiduciary and how engineers sometimes find themselves in the role, whether they intended to or not, and offer tips on how to avoid inadvertently taking on fiduciary responsibilities.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
November 4, 2020

SBA Produces Questionnaire for PPP Borrowers of $2 Million+ Loans

The SBA recently produced a questionnaire that borrowers with PPP loans over $2 million will receive from their lenders. Borrowers must submit the completed questionnaire if they are seeking loan forgiveness. 

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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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