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ACEC News / Education
July 8, 2021

ACEC Online Classes Next Week: Ransomware Attacks and Emerging Risks for Engineering Firms

ACEC's two online classes next week will be Ransomware: Securing Your Network From Attack and Emerging Risks for Design Firms.

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Engineering Influence Podcast: Beating Employee Burnout

ACEC News / Business Management
July 8, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast: Beating Employee Burnout

On the Engineering Influence podcast, Peter Atherton discusses how to recognize employee burnout and what firms can do to prevent it.

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July 8, 2021

Seven Top Engineering Students to Receive ACEC Scholarships

The ACEC Research Institute has awarded 2021 ACEC Scholarships to seven engineering students. The winning students were selected by the ACEC College of Fellows Scholarship Committee.

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Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC Alabama Wins Landmark Indemnity Protections

ACEC News / Member Organizations
July 6, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC Alabama Wins Landmark Indemnity Protections

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Alabama Executive Director Rene Casillas and Volkert General Counsel Roger Guilian discuss the MO's big victory on indemnity protections for design professionals.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 2, 2021

ACEC Secures Partial PPP Relief, Continuing to Pursue Broader Fix

The House-passed transportation and water infrastructure bill, the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684), includes a provision to narrow the impact of a credit for forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans on firms working for State Departments of Transportation.

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

https://www.bv.com/news/b


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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