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ACEC News / Industry News
November 18, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast Examines the Role of the Engineer in Society

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Mike McMeekin, executive director of the Engineering Change Lab, and Darshan Karwat, assistant professor in Arizona State University's School for the Future of Innovation in Society discuss the evolving role of the engineer in society and the emergence of the activist engineer. 

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ACEC News / Advocacy
November 17, 2020

ACEC Signs MOU with State Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations

ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr and Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Director Tad Davis signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations this week.

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Education
November 12, 2020

Shed the Fear of Public Speaking with our New Online Course

For many engineers, public speaking is a dreaded and unpleasant chore, to be avoided if at all possible, but one thing never changes - it's a necessary skill to win business. 

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Advocacy
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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Member Firm News
November 30, 2020

Thornton Tomasetti announced the launch of T2D2, a software as a service (SaaS) platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) – computer vision powered by deep learning – to identify and assess damage and deterioration to building envelopes and structures through images. 

https://www.thorntontomas


November 24, 2020

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. today announced its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 2, 2020.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


November 20, 2020

Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded a Tetra Tech-led joint venture a five-year, single-award contract, valued up to $50 million, to increase resilience and reduce the costs of recovery efforts in disaster-stricken communities.

https://investor.tetratec


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,504,100 (October)
1,500,100 (September)

Construction Spending
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$1,414,000,000 (September)
$1,410,400,000 (August)

Dodge Momentum Index
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127.5 (October)
129.8 (September)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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299 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.5 (October)
47.0 (September)

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