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Business Management
May 13, 2020

Cyber Risks of Working-From-Home

Allowing employees to work from home has become a necessity and will likely continue.  Employers should conduct a cybersecurity review of each work-from-home office to identify and eliminate exposure.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 11, 2020

ACEC Launches Rescue/Recover/Rebuild Advocacy Campaign

ACEC has launched its virtual grassroots advocacy campaign urging Congress to focus its COVID-19 recovery efforts on an infrastructure-based recovery legislative agenda.

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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
May 11, 2020

ACEC Macro-Economic Update: Unemployment Rate Soars | Rent Payments Stabilize

ACEC Vice President Private Market Programs Erin McLaughlin reports on the largest-ever surge in the unemployment rate and a surprising rise in the percentage of tenants paying their May rent.
 

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Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
May 11, 2020

ACEC Supports Lawmakers’ Push for $50 Billion Federal Highway Funding to State DOTs

As House and Senate members continue discussions over additional legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact, ACEC is actively supporting a move to include a $50 billion infusion to State Departments of Transportation (DOTs).

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ACEC News / Member Firms
May 11, 2020

Former ACEC Vice Chair White Passes Away

The ACEC community mourns the loss of Herbert “Kenneth” White who passed away last Friday. White was a past president and national director of the Consulting Engineers Council of Alabama and a strong voice for MO engagement in ACEC National.

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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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