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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 27, 2020

U.S. Development Finance Corporation : Up, Running and Ready to Build

As a result of the BUILD Act, (Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development) the capabilities of OPIC and USAID’s Development Credit Authority (DCA) were combined into a new organization, the U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC). This new entity, America’s development bank, is expected to strengthen and modernize American development finance.

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Colombian Ambassador to ACEC Firms: ‘We are Open for Business!’

Industry News
February 27, 2020

Colombian Ambassador to ACEC Firms: ‘We are Open for Business!’

ACEC member firms had the opportunity this week to meet with Ambassador Francisco Santos (center) of Colombia, who came to deliver a message to ACEC firms, “please come back to Latin America”.

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ACEC Indiana Members Go Back to School for E-Week

Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 26, 2020

ACEC Indiana Members Go Back to School for E-Week

ACEC Indiana members Karen Loftus of Loftus Engineering and Trent Newport of CrossRoad Engineers celebrate National Engineers Week by briefing students on engineering at Center Grove High School in Greenwood, IN.

 

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Parsons Honors E-Week by Recognizing Excellence Among Worldwide Staff

Engineers Week / Member Firms
February 25, 2020

Parsons Honors E-Week by Recognizing Excellence Among Worldwide Staff

Each year during National Engineers Week, Parsons takes on the challenge of recognizing excellence among its own engineering stars. All Parsons employees are invited to nominate outstanding engineers and technical trailblazers they work with for our its Annual Engineering & Technical Excellence Awards.

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Read the Dang Contract! Online Class, March 4

ACEC News / Education
February 25, 2020

Read the Dang Contract! Online Class, March 4

In the March 4 online class Read the Dang Contract – Key Areas that Impact Your Government Project's Profitability, Wayne Owens and Tony Machi of T. Wayne Owens & Associates will explore potential contract pitfalls, lessons learned, and action items to help your firm mitigate risk.

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Member Firm News
March 3, 2021

Woolpert has acquired CivilTech Engineering Inc., a multidisciplinary engineering firm that specializes in transportation, water resources, municipal, structural and construction services. CivilTech has three offices in Texas and serves local, state and federal clients.

https://woolpert.com/reso


February 19, 2021

GEOCOMP, today announced that the company has provided the largest and most sophisticated Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system ever deployed on a bridge structure in the United States on the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in the State of New York.

https://www.acec.org/defa


February 17, 2021

Kimley-Horn is leading the next phase of Sound Transit's Link expansion program — the 16.3-mile Everett Link Extension (EVLE) and Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) North project, which will add six stations to the light rail network connecting to the under-construction Lynnwood Link Extension at the Lynnwood City Center and extend Link service north further into Snohomish County.

https://www.acppubs.com/a


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,530,700 (January)
1,526,700 (December)

Construction Spending
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$1,521,500,000 (January)
$1,496,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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139.4 (January)
135.2 (December)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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304 Deals--Down 8 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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44.9 (January)
42.3 (December)

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