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Industry News / Industry Statistics
September 10, 2020

A/E Employment Surges, But State of Industry Remains Mixed

A/E employment increased by 14,400 jobs in August to 1,484,000. While that total still lags far behind pre-pandemic levels, the large increase points to a strengthening in the fundamentals for the engineering industry.

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ACEC Offers Four-Week Online Course: “Strategies for Developing a Respectful, Diverse, and Inclusive Workplace Culture”

ACEC News / Education
September 9, 2020

ACEC Offers Four-Week Online Course: “Strategies for Developing a Respectful, Diverse, and Inclusive Workplace Culture”

ACEC will present the online course Strategies for Developing a Respectful, Diverse, and Inclusive Workplace Culture, October 12-November 19, 2020.

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ACEC News / Education
September 9, 2020

Online Classes Next Week Focus on Business Development, M&A, and Emotional Intelligence

Among the three online classes ACEC will offer next week, Matt Fultz of Matheson Financial Advisors will provide an overview of the tools that owners need to build value in their firms in today’s M&A environment.

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ACEC News / Infrastructure
September 3, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast: WSP’s John Porcari Discusses Improving Federal-Local Infrastructure Partnership

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, John Porcari, president of US Advisory Services at WSP, discussed a new report from the New Partnership for Infrastructure that lays out recommendations for realigning federal programs, rules, and funding to better fit local needs.

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Member Firm News
October 26, 2020

AECOM, the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, today launched MobiliticsTM for Pandemic Response, an updated version of its groundbreaking transportation scenario-planning tool originally launched in 2018. This latest iteration helps transit agencies, departments of transportation, and other clients across the U.S. assess how pandemic infection rates, stay at home orders, availability and deployment of a vaccine, economic recovery and re-opening, and other factors are expected to impact transportation patterns, in order to help clients better recover and strengthen resiliency.

https://aecom.com/press-r


October 20, 2020

Black & Veatch’s 2020 Strategic Directions: Electric Report – driven by expert analyses of a survey of more than 600 power sector stakeholders – brings into focus an electric industry navigating its way through challenges and opportunities of an evolving energy ecosystem.

 

https://www.bv.com/2020-s


October 14, 2020

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a General Design, Civil Works Projects Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract to the H D CW Joint Venture, led by the consulting firms of HDR and Dewberry

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,500,800 (September)
1,487,700 (August)

Construction Spending
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$1,412,800,000 (August)
$1,392,700,000 (July)

Dodge Momentum Index
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130.8 (September)
126.2 (August)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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299 Deals--Down 3 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
40.0 (July)
40.0 (June)

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