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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 16, 2020

FEMA Faces Staffing, Resources Challenge in Dealing with Coronavirus

President Trump’s declaration of a National Emergency due to the Coronavirus pandemic makes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) a central player in the federal government’s response, but the agency is already stretched thin by numerous natural disasters.

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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
March 16, 2020

Deadline for ACEC’s PLI Survey of Member Firms Extended Until Friday, March 20

ACEC's Risk Management Committee has extended the deadline to Friday, March 20 for completing the annual survey of A/E member firms regarding their professional liability insurance, claims experience, and the impact of the threat of litigation.

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Industry News
March 13, 2020

DHS Chief Procurement Officer Lays Out Department’s Coronavirus Policies for Contractors

Amid the uncertainty regarding the Coronavirus outbreak, Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, sent a letter to the department’s contractors to explain its policies

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 13, 2020

ARCHITECT Magazine Reports on how Architecture Firms Are Dealing with COVID-19

ARCHITECT magazine asked several design firms to describe the impact of COVID-19 on their staff, clients, office operations, and projects.

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ACEC and Stakeholder Coalition Ad Campaign Calls on Congress to Act on Transportation Infrastructure

Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
March 13, 2020

ACEC and Stakeholder Coalition Ad Campaign Calls on Congress to Act on Transportation Infrastructure

The Transportation Construction Coalition, which includes ACEC, has launched a grassroots and advocacy advertising campaign on multiple fronts to increase pressure on Congress and the Trump administration to produce a permanent Highway Trust Fund (HTF) revenue solution and a robust, long-term transportation infrastructure investment package.

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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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