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Dodge Chief Economist Richard Branch Offers Industry Forecast on Engineering Influence Podcast

Industry News / Market Forecast
May 1, 2020

Dodge Chief Economist Richard Branch Offers Industry Forecast on Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Dodge Data & Analytics Chief Economist Richard Branch  discusses the state of the economy and the outlook for the A/E/C sector. 

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ACEC News
May 1, 2020

ACEC Lays Out Series of Recommendations For Senate Water Infrastructure Legislation

With the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works expected to release legislation in May for the reauthorizations of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), Clean Water Act (CWA), and Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), ACEC sent a letter to Committee leaders recommending aggressive steps to address the nation’s pressing water infrastructure needs.

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ACEC/FMI Ownership Transition Study Finds Gap Between Knowledge and Intent

Industry News / Industry Statistics
April 30, 2020

ACEC/FMI Ownership Transition Study Finds Gap Between Knowledge and Intent

Engineering firm owners think they are better prepared for ownership transition and management succession (OTMS) than they actually are, according to a survey by the ACEC Research Institute and FMI Capital Advisors.

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Letter from ACEC President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr: Council Launches Virtual Advocacy Campaign

ACEC News / Coronavirus
April 30, 2020

Letter from ACEC President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr: Council Launches Virtual Advocacy Campaign

Under the banner of of “Rescue, Recover, Rebuild,” ACEC National has launched a sustained virtual advocacy campaign focused on an infrastructure-first recovery agenda.

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ACEC News / Governance
April 29, 2020

National Officers' Remarks During ACEC Board of Directors Meeting

At the virtual ACEC Board of Directors meeting on April 25, ACEC Chair Charles Gozdziewski, Chair-Emeritus Mitch Simpler and ACEC President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr addressed the Board.

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

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


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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