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ACEC News / Coronavirus
April 3, 2020

ACEC Member Survey: Firms Continue to Buckle Down, See Slow Recovery

In the latest ACEC survey of 610 firms, respondents report stepping up their efforts to keep operating while protecting their staff members and see continued tough times ahead.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 3, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC Government Affairs Update on Small Business Provisions in CARES Act

ACEC's SVP for Advocacy, Steve Hall, and Katharine Mottley, VP for Tax and Regulatory Affairs, joined Engineering Influence to discuss the new guidance for small businesses stemming from the enactment of the CARES Act.  

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Education / Industry News
April 3, 2020

FIDIC Offers Webinar for Member Associations and Firms on Best Practices in COVID-19 Crisis

The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) will host a free webinar targeted at member associations (MAs) and their firm members to explore how they are responding to the current COVID-19 crisis and adapting their activities going forward.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
April 2, 2020

Letter from ACEC CEO Linda Bauer Darr: Tools to Weather the COVID-19 Storm

There is no question that our industry is essential at a time like this, and it’s ACEC National’s job - in tandem with our family of member organizations – to give you the tools you need to weather the storm and come out stronger for it. 

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Industry News / Market Forecast
March 31, 2020

On Engineering Influence Podcast, Economist Anirban Basu Talks About the Economy and COVID-19

Anirban Basu, president and CEO of Sage Policy Group, came on the Engineering Influence podcast to give his outlook on the economy in light of the coronavirus.

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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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