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Copperhill Watershed Restoration Project Wins 2021 EEA Grand Conceptor Award

ACEC News / Member Firms
December 2, 2020

Copperhill Watershed Restoration Project Wins 2021 EEA Grand Conceptor Award

Barge Design Solutions’ Copperhill Watershed Restoration Project in Ducktown, Tenn. has won the 2020 “Grand Conceptor” Award as the year’s outstanding engineering achievement, in the 53rd Annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA).

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 2, 2020

Judge Tosses Out Administration’s H-1B Visa Rules

A federal judge has thrown out the Department of Labor and Department of Homeland Security H-1B visa rules issued in September. The Administration could choose to appeal the ruling.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 2, 2020

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Goes into Effect

The Interim Final Rule for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) went into effect this week.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 2, 2020

ACEC Comments on CMMC Interim Final Rule

With the interim final rule for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification taking effect, ACEC has submitted comments noting the industry’s concerns over the lack of clarity and definition related to Architecture-Engineering-Construction (AEC) documents.

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ACEC News
November 30, 2020

Tune into Podcast Discussion on the Intersection of Engineering and the Environment

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Mike McMeekin with the Engineering Change Lab discusses the intersection of engineering and the environment with guest Jennifer Molnar, lead scientist & managing director of The Nature Conservancy’s Center for Sustainability Science.

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Member Firm News
October 18, 2021

In recognition of Climate Action Day, WSP USA has furthered its commitment to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, embodied carbon in its structural system projects by 2050 as a signatory to the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) SE 2050 Commitment Program.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


October 12, 2021

Leading environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell today announces the launch of BC:Opta™, its unique approach to utility optimization for a more effective future.

https://brownandcaldwell.


October 5, 2021

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “Bowman”) (NASDAQ: BWMN), today announced the acquisition of the assets of Triangle Site Design (“Triangle”) headquartered in Raleigh, NC. Triangle, founded in 2008 and led by its founder Matt Lowder, delivers civil engineering and land planning services to clients throughout the Research Triangle area of North Carolina.

https://investors.bowman.


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1,579,500 (August)
1,560,800 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,568,800,000 (July)
$1,563,400,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (August)
154.0 (July)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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388 Deals—Up 26 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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55.6 (August)
54.6 (July)

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