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Business Management / Industry Statistics
July 9, 2020

Deltek's Annual Clarity A&E Industry Study Tracks Firm Performance Benchmarks

Deltek has released its 41st Annual Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study, providing analysis and benchmarks for firms’ financial, business development, project, and human resources performance.

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ACEC News / Business Management
July 9, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast Addresses Managing Risk When Returning to the Jobsite

Engineering Influence sat down with Karen Erger, the Director of Practice Risk Management at Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately held insurance brokerage firm to discuss managing risk when returning to the jobsite during COVID-19.

 

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ACEC News / Member Firms
July 9, 2020

FIDIC Appoints Manish Kothari as Chair of International Financial Institutions Committee

ACEC Chair-Emeritus Manish Kothari, President and CEO of Sheladia Associates, has been appointed chair of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers’ (FIDIC) newly created International Financial Institutions Committee. 

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ACEC News / Education
July 9, 2020

ACEC Research Institute to Host Future of Funding Roundtable on July 16

The ACEC Research Institute will host an expert roundtable discussion on "Funding in the New Normal," looking at how the ballooning federal deficit, recessionary challenges, and new funding mechanisms will impact the engineering industry.

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Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
July 2, 2020

House Passes $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Package

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed its five-year, $1.5 trillion infrastructure package, the Moving Forward Act. The final vote was largely along party lines, 233-188, with three Republicans voting yes and two Democrats voting no.

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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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