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ACEC News / Convention / Coronavirus
March 30, 2020

Important Update on the ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit

We have canceled the Annual Convention and Legislative Summit and are now assessing options on moving forward with a virtual convention, and likely postponing our advocacy program and the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala to a later date. More details on these rescheduled events will be forthcoming soon.

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ACEC Coronavirus Resource Center

ACEC News / Coronavirus
March 30, 2020

ACEC Coronavirus Resource Center

ACEC is actively monitoring this rapidly developing situation across our departments. We are taking steps not only to serve as a resource for news and information but also to collect information about how the coronavirus is impacting your business in order to share best practices and effectively advocate for your needs.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus / Education
March 30, 2020

ACEC Offers Three Free Online Classes on COVID-19 Responses

Free online classes address COVID-19 impacts on allowable overhead in public projects, small firm operations, and mental health.

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Business Management / Coronavirus
March 30, 2020

How Do We Maintain Quality When Everyone’s Working Remotely?

Mead & Hunt's Miro Kurka addresses the benefits of a good quality control program when firms have so many staff members working from home.

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Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC's Advocacy SVP Steve Hall Discusses the Economic Stimulus and What's Ahead

ACEC News / Advocacy
March 30, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC's Advocacy SVP Steve Hall Discusses the Economic Stimulus and What's Ahead

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC's Steve Hall reviewed the congressional action on the CARES Act stimulus bill, which was signed into law by President Trump on Friday.

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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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