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Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
June 19, 2020

House Committee Approves Transportation Bill; ACEC Defeats Harmful Insourcing Amendments

The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee approved on Thursday the INVEST in America Act, the five-year, $494 billion reauthorization of federal highway, transit, and rail programs.

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ACEC News / Awards
June 18, 2020

2020 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Postponed Until Fall

ACEC has rescheduled the 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala to November 21, 2020 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC. Given the uncertainty of COVID-19 pandemic, however, the gala may have to be moved to a virtual event on a date to be determined.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
June 18, 2020

Free Member Roundtable on COVID-19 Impact on Private/Vertical Markets, June 22

As part of ACEC’s outreach to member firms during the coronavirus pandemic, the Council will convene a virtual roundtable on Monday, June 22 at 3:30 pm ET to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the private/vertical markets.

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ACEC News / Education
June 18, 2020

ACEC Releases Guide for Returning to the Office and Job Site in the Time of COVID-19

To help firms meet the challenge of safely returning to the workplace and job site while managing legal risk, the ACEC has released the first digital edition of its Guide to Returning to the Office and the Job Site in the Time of COVID-19.

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ACEC News / Education
June 15, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast Highlights Value of Mid-Level Leadership Training

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Pathways to Executive Leadership faculty Geordie Aitken and Rod Hoffman discuss the importance of giving mid-level engineering executives the tools necessary to succeed in the C-Suite.  

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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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