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What’s Easier? Winning a Design Job or Hiring a Great New Engineer? Find out on January 29

ACEC News / Education
January 22, 2020

What’s Easier? Winning a Design Job or Hiring a Great New Engineer? Find out on January 29

In the January 29 Online Class What’s Easier? Winning a Design Job or Hiring a Great New Engineer?, McLaughlin Brunson Managing Director John Krantz will explore the dynamics of talent acquisition, compensation, motivation, and profit.

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Incoming ACEC Vice Chair Hirst Discusses ExCom Goals for 2020 on Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
January 22, 2020

Incoming ACEC Vice Chair Hirst Discusses ExCom Goals for 2020 on Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, incoming ACEC Vice Chair Matt Hirst  talks with ACEC Strategic Communications Director Jeff Urbanchuk about his generational connection to the Council, how ACEC helps to "bridge the gap" between engineering and running a business, and the importance of advocacy for both infrastructure funding and promoting the value of consulting engineers in the economy.

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ACEC, Chamber Urge WRDA Reauthorization, Expansion of QBS to State Revolving Fund Projects

ACEC News / Advocacy
January 22, 2020

ACEC, Chamber Urge WRDA Reauthorization, Expansion of QBS to State Revolving Fund Projects

ACEC has joined with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other stakeholders in urging Congress to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) before it expires on September 30.

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ACEC-Rhode Island Hosts Diversity Networking Event

Member Firms / Member Organizations
January 21, 2020

ACEC-Rhode Island Hosts Diversity Networking Event

More than 160 people attended the inaugural ACEC-RI Diversity Networking Forum at the Rhode Island DOT in Providence on January 15.

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ACEC Chair-Elect Charlie Gozdziewski Discusses New Strategic Plan in Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
January 21, 2020

ACEC Chair-Elect Charlie Gozdziewski Discusses New Strategic Plan in Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Chair-elect Charlie Gozdziewski of Hardesty and Hanover in New York City discusses the implementation of the Council's new Strategic Plan, as well as the importance of advocacy efforts and the growing demand for resilient design.

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Member Firm News
January 12, 2021

As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

https://www.bv.com/news/b


January 8, 2021

HDR is serving as owner’s engineer for Invenergy’s recently announced Samson Solar Energy Center, the largest solar project in U.S. history. Located in northeastern Texas, Samson Solar Energy Center is designed to produce 1,310 megawatts of power. 

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


December 21, 2020

Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire KTA, an engineering firm with core expertise in mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, commissioning, third party plan review, and lighting design.

https://www.acec.org/defa


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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