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ACEC News / Advocacy
October 14, 2020

Federal Contractors Join in Opposition to Executive Order that Bars Certain Diversity and Inclusion Training

ACEC joined with members of the federal contracting community this week in a letter to President Trump raising numerous concerns and objections to Executive Order 13950 - Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.

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Advocacy
October 9, 2020

DOL Releases FAQ’s Addressing Diversity and Inclusion Executive Order and the Impact on Federal Contractors

On September 22, President Trump issued Executive Order 13950, “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.” The Executive Order sets forth the policy of the United States “not to promote race or sex stereotyping or scapegoating” and prohibits federal contractors from inculcating such views in their employees in workplace diversity and inclusion training.

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ACEC News / Education
October 8, 2020

ACEC Online Classes Next Week Focus on Strategic Planning, Keys to Improving Firm Performance

Among the online classes next week, Mark Goodale of Morrissey Goodale will count down 50 Ways to Improve Your Engineering Firm.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
October 8, 2020

ACEC/PAC Summer Sweepstakes Sets Fundraising Record

In its 2020 Summer Sweepstakes, ACEC/PAC sold 3,103 $25 tickets and raised a record $77,575.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
October 8, 2020

ACEC Research Institute Hosts Online Panel on Holistic Infrastructure Planning and Design

The ACEC Research Institute, in partnership with Accelerator for America and the New Partnership on Infrastructure, hosted on Wednesday the final segment in a series of four online panel discussions looking at recommendations for better aligning federal policies, funding, and regulations with local needs and priorities.

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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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