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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 20, 2020

DOD Memo: Defense Industrial Base Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce

The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment signed a memo to apply the DHS guidance to states related to Critical Infrastructure, pointing to the fact that the Defense Industrial Base is considered critical infrastructure.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 20, 2020

Pandemic Puts 1/3 of Wind Industry Jobs, $43B in Investments at Risk

Almost a third of U.S. industry jobs and $43 billion in industry investments could be at risk from the pandemic, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 19, 2020

ACEC Calls on Congress to Ensure Adequate Protection for Government Contractors

ACEC and its coalition partners have urged Congressional leaders to provide guidance to ensure the health and economic security of government contractors during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Bloomberg Government Releases Guidance on Federal Agencies and Coronavirus

Coronavirus
March 19, 2020

Bloomberg Government Releases Guidance on Federal Agencies and Coronavirus

Bloomberg Government has released an analysis that summarizes the response by various federal government agencies to the Coronavirus pandemic

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 19, 2020

ACEC and Coalition Call for $10 Billion Infusion for Airports

ACEC joined other engineering and construction groups in urging Congress to include a $10 billion immediate infusion for airports, in order to backstop lost revenue in Passenger Facility Charges and ensure that critical improvement projects are able to proceed.

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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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