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January 9, 2020

What is the Correct Ethical Response to a QBS Violation?

ACEC staff collaborated with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) to produce an article on the application of Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) in latest issue of ITE Journal.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
January 9, 2020

Council Opposes H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act

In a letter to Congressional leaders, ACEC explains the reasons behind its opposition to legislation that would designate certain PFAS chemicals as hazardous substances under Superfund.

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ExCom Nominees Do Deep Dive into Council Programs at National HQ

ACEC News / Governance
January 9, 2020

ExCom Nominees Do Deep Dive into Council Programs at National HQ

ACEC Senior Vice President Advocacy and External Affairs Steve Hall briefed 2020-2022 Executive Committee nominees on the Council's advocacy issues and strategy during an orientation session at the national offices in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr and senior staff guided the attendees through every phase of Council operations. Participating in the meeting were Chair-elect nominee Robin Greenleaf of Architectural Engineers; Vice Chair nominees Michael Cooper of Harley Ellis Devereaux, Matthew Hirst of CRS Consulting Engineers, and Gary Raba of Raba Kistner; 2020-2021 NAECE Representative Jim Smith of ACEC/North Carolina; and ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler and Chair-elect Charlie Gozdziewski.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
January 7, 2020

First Once Again: ACEC Indiana Surpasses 2020 ACEC/PAC Fundraising Goal on January 1

For the seventh consecutive year, ACEC Indiana was the first state to reach its ACEC/PAC fundraising goal, pushing well past its annual target total at 12:01 a.m. on January 1, 2020.

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Register Today for SEI Class 26; Spaces Filling Up Fast

ACEC News / Education
January 7, 2020

Register Today for SEI Class 26; Spaces Filling Up Fast

Registration is now open for Class 26 of the Senior Executives Institute (SEI), ACEC’s premier leadership development course for design professionals.

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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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