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Former ACEC Chair Pecori Testifies to Congress on Permit Delays, Lump Sum Contracting

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 7, 2020

Former ACEC Chair Pecori Testifies to Congress on Permit Delays, Lump Sum Contracting

Sergio “Satch” Pecori, CEO of Hanson Professional Services and 2017-2018 ACEC Chair, (right) testified before the House Subcommittee on Highways & Transit on Thursday, calling for more efficient agency management and decision-making, and increased utilization of lump sum contracting by federal, state, and local agencies.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
February 7, 2020

ACEC Notches Wins in Challenges to NAVFAC Solicitations

This week, ACEC was successful in challenging two Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) solicitations requiring pricing for the procurement of engineering services rather than qualification-based selection, a clear violation of the Brooks Act.

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ACEC Michigan and Michigan DOT Renew Partnership Charter

ACEC News / Member Organizations
February 7, 2020

ACEC Michigan and Michigan DOT Renew Partnership Charter

Before a packed house of over 650 ACEC/Michigan members and Michigan DOT engineers, MDOT Director Paul Ajegba and ACEC MI President Steve Gravlin signed a renewed Partnership Charter. Pictured left to right: ACEC MI Executive Director Ron Brenke, Ajegba, and Gravlin.

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ACEC/PAC Tops $1 Million in Annual Fundraising for Fourth Consecutive Year

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 5, 2020

ACEC/PAC Tops $1 Million in Annual Fundraising for Fourth Consecutive Year

ACEC/PAC raised a record $1,102,528 in 2019, an increase of 1.1 percent from the $1,090,180 raised in 2018.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
February 5, 2020

ACEC Statement on the State of the Union Address

"Our elected leaders have the opportunity to grasp the moment and work together to design a bill that not only addresses our backlog of existing projects but points us to the future. We must take bold action to design and fund sustainable infrastructure that supports America’s competitiveness, tackles crippling congestion, and embraces innovation and technology."

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Member Firm News
November 30, 2020

Thornton Tomasetti announced the launch of T2D2, a software as a service (SaaS) platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) – computer vision powered by deep learning – to identify and assess damage and deterioration to building envelopes and structures through images. 

https://www.thorntontomas


November 24, 2020

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. today announced its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 2, 2020.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


November 20, 2020

Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded a Tetra Tech-led joint venture a five-year, single-award contract, valued up to $50 million, to increase resilience and reduce the costs of recovery efforts in disaster-stricken communities.

https://investor.tetratec


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Engineering Employment
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1,504,100 (October)
1,500,100 (September)

Construction Spending
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$1,414,000,000 (September)
$1,410,400,000 (August)

Dodge Momentum Index
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127.5 (October)
129.8 (September)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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299 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.5 (October)
47.0 (September)

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