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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 24, 2020

ACEC's Steve Hall Provides Update on Federal COVID-19 Assistance, Action Alert for Infrastructure-Based Recovery

ACEC Senior Vice President Steve Hall reports on passage of the supplemental $483 billion COVID-19 assistance package and the Council's launching of a grassroots campaign to promote consideration and passage of an infrastructure-based recovery agenda.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
April 24, 2020

ACEC President/CEO Darr Invites Council Members to Virtual Board of Directors Meeting on Saturday, April 25

In her member letter, ACEC President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr invites member to the ACEC Board of Directors meeting, previews the upcoming virtual legislative fly-in, and highlights the complimentary COVID-19 online classes and roundtables.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
April 24, 2020

Fifth ACEC Member Survey on COVID-19 Impact Reveals High PPP Participation

Here are the results from the fith ACEC Business Survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The report includes an executive summary that highlights not only important significant results but also calls out differences in these results by firm size. 

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Industry News / Market Forecast
April 23, 2020

Architecture Firm Billings Plummet Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Billings at architecture firms plummeted in March as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) fell by 20.1 points to a score of 33.3 (a score over 50 indicates increasing billings, a score below 50 indicates declining billings).

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
April 22, 2020

ACEC Urges DHS/CISA to Emphasize Professional Engineers in Essential Workforce Guidance

ACEC asked the Department of Homeland Security/Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in a letter on Tuesday to refine its guidance on essential infrastructure workforce to reinforce the role of Professional Engineers.

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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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