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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 19, 2020

ACEC and Coalition Urge Delay in Tax Filing, Other Measures

ACEC joined a coalition of more than 100 trade associations on a letter to congressional leaders asking for a delay in tax filing and other key ways to help employers keep people on the payroll.

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Coronavirus
March 19, 2020

3D Printing Provides Solution to Mask Shortage

TheCoronavirus pandemic has caused a severe shortage of respiratory protection masks and equipment for both health care workers and the general public. In response, some 3D printing companies have stepped into the fill the void.

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Business Management / Coronavirus
March 18, 2020

Pandemic Implications for Government Contractors: How the FAR Covers COVID-19

Ryan Bradel, a partner at the law firm Ward & Berry in Washington, D.C. offers an analysis of what government contractors should know while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus / Infrastructure
March 18, 2020

Fitch Ratings Reports on Coronavirus Impact on Infrastructure Sector

The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, while still evolving, create risks that are far beyond what has been experienced in the infrastructure and project finance sectors in many decades. While the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) provides a benchmark and demonstrated the stability of core infrastructure assets (enterprises and projects), the rapid shutdown of major global economies that is being experienced now creates the potential for the near-term economic impact to be materially worse, and creates uncertainty on the future collateral effects on contractual arrangements and the nature of the recovery.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 18, 2020

Small Business Administration Offers Low-Interest Federal Disaster Loans to Mitigate Coronavirus Impact

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus. All states are expected to be eligible in the near future.

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Member Firm News
May 3, 2021

Black & Veatch proudly announces that its Rapid Modular Health System (RaMHS) solution has won the coveted top prize for pandemic-related solutions at the 2021 Edison Awards. 

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


May 3, 2021

Stantec has launched Stantec.io, an integrated digital services approach combining emerging technologies with subject matter expertise to address timely client project challenges.

https://www.stantec.com/e


April 20, 2021

Taylor Devices, Inc., the world leader in providing innovative shock and vibration mitigation solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Thornton Tomasetti to manufacture and distribute the Pumpkin™ Mounts absorber.

https://www.thorntontomas


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,539,400 (March)
1,532,000 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,516,900,000 (February)
$1,529,000,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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151.4 (March)
148.8 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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326 Deals--Up 5 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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55.6 (March)
53.3 (February)

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