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ACEC News / Advocacy
November 4, 2020

ACEC Illinois Hits ACEC/PAC Target

For the 16th consecutive year, ACEC Illinois has surged past its annual fundraising goal for ACEC/PAC.

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Advocacy / Industry News
November 4, 2020

Voters Approve Transportation Infrastructure Measures

With the share of federal infrastructure funding continuing to shrink, voters at both the state and local levels approved measures to fund infrastructure improvements.

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ACEC News
November 4, 2020

Deadline Extended: Submit Your Firm’s COVID-19-Related Project to Engineering Inc. by Friday, November 13

Several ACEC Member Firms who served on the front lines in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic were featured in the Spring 2020 issue of Engineering Inc.  For the upcoming Winter 2021 issue, we would like to highlight four more ACEC members whose COVID-related projects helped a community address pandemic-related challenges.

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ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 30, 2020

Stakeholder Panel Optimistic About Infrastructure Legislation in 2021

Stakeholder Panel Optimistic About Infrastructure Legislation in 2021A panel of leaders of key industry stakeholder organizations discussed the impact of the pandemic on their members and the opportunities and challenges they expect in 2021 at the virtual 2020 ACEC Fall Conference on Friday.

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ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 30, 2020

Charlie Cook Sees Uphill Battle for GOP to Keep White House, Senate

Legendary political analyst Charlie Cook captivated a Virtual Fall Conference audience Friday with an analytical deep dive into the upcoming Presidential and Senate elections. A leading authority on U.S. political trends and publisher of The Cook Report, Cook painted a problematic task for GOP prospects in the upcoming general elections, highlighted by the race for President.

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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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