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Virtual ACEC Convention Starts on Monday; Buttigieg, DeFazio, and Graves to Take Part

ACEC News / Convention
April 23, 2021

Virtual ACEC Convention Starts on Monday; Buttigieg, DeFazio, and Graves to Take Part

U.S. DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg, FOX News Anchor Chris Wallace, House T&I Committee Leaders Peter DeFazio and Sam Graves, and Senate EPW Committee Chair Tom Carper will appear at the virtual 2021 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit, which starts on Monday.

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Virtual Annual Convention Features 18 Business Education Sessions; All PDHs Available to Attendees

ACEC News / Convention
April 23, 2021

Virtual Annual Convention Features 18 Business Education Sessions; All PDHs Available to Attendees

The virtual 2021 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit features 18 business education sessions and seven Vendor Partner presentations. Convention attendees can earn all the PDHs available at the Convention by attending classes during the event, April 26-28, and streaming classes for up to 90 days after the event.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 23, 2021

ACEC Continues to Press for FAR Credits Clause Relief for Forgiven PPP Loans

ACEC lobbyists are meeting with Senators and U.S. Representatives to urge their support for waiving the FAR credits clause for forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans. To keep the pressure on, the Council is calling on members to contact their Congressional delegations to advocate for relief.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
April 21, 2021

Architectural Billings Index Rises Again in March

The AIA's Architectural Billings Index (ABI) logged its second positive mark since the beginning of the pandemic, rising to 55.6 compared to 53.3 in February (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings).

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Engineering Influence Podcast: Dodge Data CEO McCarthy on How Firms Can Use Market Data

Business Management / Market Forecast
April 21, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast: Dodge Data CEO McCarthy on How Firms Can Use Market Data

In today’s digital world, data is everywhere. Many engineering firms utilize data in their business planning, but knowing what data is available, what is useful, and where to find it can be a challenge. To help firms figure this out, Dan McCarthy, CEO of Dodge Data & Analytics, the largest provider of commercial construction data and information in the United States, came on the Engineering Influence podcast.

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Member Firm News
May 3, 2021

Black & Veatch proudly announces that its Rapid Modular Health System (RaMHS) solution has won the coveted top prize for pandemic-related solutions at the 2021 Edison Awards. 

https://www.bv.com/news/b


May 3, 2021

Stantec has launched Stantec.io, an integrated digital services approach combining emerging technologies with subject matter expertise to address timely client project challenges.

https://www.stantec.com/e


April 20, 2021

Taylor Devices, Inc., the world leader in providing innovative shock and vibration mitigation solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Thornton Tomasetti to manufacture and distribute the Pumpkin™ Mounts absorber.

https://www.thorntontomas


Market Indicators
Indicators

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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326 Deals--Up 5 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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55.6 (March)
53.3 (February)

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