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ACEC News / Education
July 9, 2020

ACEC Research Institute to Host Future of Funding Roundtable on July 16

The ACEC Research Institute will host an expert roundtable discussion on "Funding in the New Normal," looking at how the ballooning federal deficit, recessionary challenges, and new funding mechanisms will impact the engineering industry.

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Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
July 2, 2020

House Passes $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Package

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed its five-year, $1.5 trillion infrastructure package, the Moving Forward Act. The final vote was largely along party lines, 233-188, with three Republicans voting yes and two Democrats voting no.

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Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
July 2, 2020

ACEC Statement on the Passage of H.R.2

Infrastructure investment will drive our recovery and America’s engineering firms are ready to design the transportation networks necessary to meet the demands of the ‘new normal.’

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ACEC News / Market Forecast
July 2, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast Features Conversation with Futurist Chris Luebkeman

Chris Luebkeman, who leads the Strategic Foresight Hub in the Office of the President at ETH Zurich and participated in the recent ACEC Research Institute expert panel on how technology advances will impact engineering, joins the Engineering Influence podcast to discuss the future of the engineering industry.

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ACEC News / Education
July 2, 2020

ACEC Coalitions Announce Online Education Summer Series

The ACEC Coalitions will host a series of online sessions of a variety of top-of-mind issues on August 6-7.

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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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