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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
June 28, 2021

ACEC Study Finds Infrastructure Agreement Will Create 82,000 Engineering Jobs, Add $75 Billion to GDP

On the heels of last week’s announcement that a bipartisan agreement had been reached on infrastructure,ACEC released a new report analyzing how the proposal might benefit the engineering and design industry in terms of economic output and job creation.

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ACEC Issues Statement of Support for Bipartisan Agreement on Infrastructure

ACEC News / Advocacy
June 25, 2021

ACEC Issues Statement of Support for Bipartisan Agreement on Infrastructure

“The announcement today by President Biden and a bipartisan group of Senators of a deal on infrastructure is tremendous news. We are committed to working with the President and with Congress to moving this infrastructure package agreement quickly, as it will be a major driver in growing the nation’s economy and will benefit the American people for years to come."

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ACEC's Steve Hall Discusses the Infrastructure Agreement on the Government Affairs Update Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
June 25, 2021

ACEC's Steve Hall Discusses the Infrastructure Agreement on the Government Affairs Update Podcast

On this week's Government Affairs Update, Steve Hall re-caps the week's events focusing on the bipartisan Senate agreement on infrastructure.  

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ACEC News / Education
June 25, 2021

ACEC Online Class Will Look at Mid-Year M&A Outlook for Engineering Firms

In the June 29 online class Back in the Saddle – Mid-Year M&A Outlook for Engineering Firms, Steve Gido of ROG Partners will discuss the macro industry and economic trends and observations as well as forces driving consolidation among firms today

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Engineering Influence Podcast: Stop Elevating the Standard of Care in Your Contracts

Business Management
June 23, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast: Stop Elevating the Standard of Care in Your Contracts

Daniel Buelow, managing director of Willis A&E's Architects & Engineers Division, came on the Engineering Influence podcast to talk about how firms can best manage Standard of Care in their contracts.

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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
Indicators

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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