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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 16, 2020

ACEC Supports Delay of Looming Ban on Certain Telecommunications Equipment

ACEC's Dan Hilton reports on the Council support of an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would delay by more than a year a looming restriction on certain telecommunications equipment due to take effect on August 13.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 15, 2020

ACEC ACTION ALERT: Urgent Senate Action Needed on Infrastructure

Urge your Senators to act on major infrastructure legislation in July to support the nation’s economic recovery.   

 

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 15, 2020

ACEC Backs Proposal to Increase Nuclear Energy Investments

ACEC joined with other industry groups in support of a proposed lifting of a self-imposed ban on investing in nuclear energy projects at the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), formerly the Overseas Investment Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

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ACEC News / Education
July 10, 2020

Online Classes Next Week: Ten Business Resiliency Strategies | Succeeding in the Upended Market

Next week's ACEC online classes will explore strategies to survive potentially extended revenue losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how to reorient your business to succeed with the post-pandemic marketplace

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Grassroots Lobbying in the Time of COVID-19

Advocacy / Member Organizations
July 9, 2020

Grassroots Lobbying in the Time of COVID-19

Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) (center), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, met with ACEC Louisiana members this week to discuss an infrastructure-based economic recovery package.

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

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


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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