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March 9, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast: What You Need to Know About The New DoD Cybersecurity Regulations

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, we sat down with Michael Flavin of SaalexIT to talk about the impact of the Department of Defense’s new cybersecurity regulations for federal contractors. Engineering firms not in compliance with the regulations, whether they are primes or subcontractors, will be barred from working on DOD contracts.

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ACEC News / Education
March 6, 2020

Deadline for 2020 ACEC Scholarships Extended One Week to March 13

The College of Fellows has extended the application deadline for the ten 2020 ACEC scholarships by one week to March 13. Act now!

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ACEC News / Business Management
March 5, 2020

Hiring the Right Financial Professional

Michael Baker, a CPA and managing partner of Dent Moses LLP in Birmingham, Ala., offers guidance on when and how to hire financial professionals in your firm.

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Advocacy / Member Organizations
March 5, 2020

ACEC Illinois’ Artl Testifies in Support of Contracting Out, QBS, Lump Sum Contracts

In his testimony before the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials on Tuesday, ACEC Illinois Executive Director Kevin Artl urged the panel to fund a robust freight and passenger rail network, but he also put in plugs for three ACEC advocacy priorities: Contracting out, QBS, and lump sum contracts.

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World Engineering Day Survey Highlights Most Daunting Global Challenges

Industry News / Industry Statistics
March 4, 2020

World Engineering Day Survey Highlights Most Daunting Global Challenges

In the World Engineering Day survey of more than 10,000 engineers worldwide, respondents cited securing cyberspace and economical clean energy were cited as the two most daunting global challenges over the next 25 years.

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Member Firm News
October 26, 2020

AECOM, the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, today launched MobiliticsTM for Pandemic Response, an updated version of its groundbreaking transportation scenario-planning tool originally launched in 2018. This latest iteration helps transit agencies, departments of transportation, and other clients across the U.S. assess how pandemic infection rates, stay at home orders, availability and deployment of a vaccine, economic recovery and re-opening, and other factors are expected to impact transportation patterns, in order to help clients better recover and strengthen resiliency.

https://aecom.com/press-r


October 20, 2020

Black & Veatch’s 2020 Strategic Directions: Electric Report – driven by expert analyses of a survey of more than 600 power sector stakeholders – brings into focus an electric industry navigating its way through challenges and opportunities of an evolving energy ecosystem.

 

https://www.bv.com/2020-s


October 14, 2020

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a General Design, Civil Works Projects Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract to the H D CW Joint Venture, led by the consulting firms of HDR and Dewberry

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,500,800 (September)
1,487,700 (August)

Construction Spending
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$1,412,800,000 (August)
$1,392,700,000 (July)

Dodge Momentum Index
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130.8 (September)
126.2 (August)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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299 Deals--Down 3 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
40.0 (July)
40.0 (June)

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