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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
May 4, 2020

ACEC Macro Economic Update: Longest-Ever Expansion Ends | Construction Spending Up in March

ACEC Vice President Private Market Resources Erin McLaughlin reports on the abrupt end of the nation's longest economic expansion and March construction spending numbers.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
May 4, 2020

Stay Up to Date with the ACEC Coronavirus Resource Center

ACEC regularly updates the Coronavirus Resource Center with information from federal and state government, schedules and links to free ACEC webinars, research results, and ACEC and coalition letters to the Administration, Congress, and the regulatory agencies.

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Dodge Chief Economist Richard Branch Offers Industry Forecast on Engineering Influence Podcast

Industry News / Market Forecast
May 1, 2020

Dodge Chief Economist Richard Branch Offers Industry Forecast on Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Dodge Data & Analytics Chief Economist Richard Branch  discusses the state of the economy and the outlook for the A/E/C sector. 

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ACEC News
May 1, 2020

ACEC Lays Out Series of Recommendations For Senate Water Infrastructure Legislation

With the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works expected to release legislation in May for the reauthorizations of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), Clean Water Act (CWA), and Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), ACEC sent a letter to Committee leaders recommending aggressive steps to address the nation’s pressing water infrastructure needs.

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ACEC/FMI Ownership Transition Study Finds Gap Between Knowledge and Intent

Industry News / Industry Statistics
April 30, 2020

ACEC/FMI Ownership Transition Study Finds Gap Between Knowledge and Intent

Engineering firm owners think they are better prepared for ownership transition and management succession (OTMS) than they actually are, according to a survey by the ACEC Research Institute and FMI Capital Advisors.

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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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