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February 5, 2020

Survey Finds Voters Support Professional Licensing; Cite Public Safety and Welfare

With professional licensing under assault in state houses across the country, a recent survey by the Alliance for Responsible Professional Licensing (ARPL) reports that 75 percent of voters believe it is important to license professionals in certain professions.

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ACEC Coalition Leaders Focus on 2020 Plans in Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Member Firms
February 4, 2020

ACEC Coalition Leaders Focus on 2020 Plans in Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest ACEC Engineering Influence podcast, Coalition Chair Kevin Peterson of P2S, Inc. and Chair-elect Matt Murello of Lewis S. Goodfriend & Associates talk about the Coalitions' 2020 advocacy agenda, recruitment efforts, publications, and their exceptional impact on ACEC/PAC fundraising.

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ACEC International Committee to meet with OPIC/DFC, Colombian Ambassador on Western Hemisphere Infrastructure

ACEC News / Infrastructure
February 4, 2020

ACEC International Committee to meet with OPIC/DFC, Colombian Ambassador on Western Hemisphere Infrastructure

ACEC’s International Committee will meet with U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC) staff and the Ambassador and officials from Colombia on Wednesday, February 26 at ACEC Headquarters.

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ACEC/Michigan Leaders Discuss PVC, Other Issues with U.S. Representative Stevens

Advocacy / Member Organizations
February 4, 2020

ACEC/Michigan Leaders Discuss PVC, Other Issues with U.S. Representative Stevens

ACEC/Michigan leaders met with U.S. Representative Haley Stevens (D-MI) last week. "It was a great meeting," said ACEC MI Executive Director Ron Brenke. "We covered a ton of issues and we were impressed with how prepared she was." One of the key issues was proposed federal legislation regulating material selections on local infrastructure projects. Picutred from left to right: Jessica Katers, OHM Advisors; John Hiltz, OHM Advisors; ACEC MI Executive Director Ron Brenke; Congresswoman Haley Stevens, ACEC MI President Steve Gravlin, Michael Baker International; Mark Kramer, SME; and ACEC MI President-Elect Jack Wheatley, ROWE PSC.

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ACEC's Darr Urges Congress to Let Engineers Make Engineering Decisions on Local Infrastructure Projects

Advocacy / Infrastructure
February 3, 2020

ACEC's Darr Urges Congress to Let Engineers Make Engineering Decisions on Local Infrastructure Projects

ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr argued against federal material preference legislation in a letter published in The Hill Blog last week.

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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


Market Indicators
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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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