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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 20, 2020

ACEC's Darr Pens Editorial Urging States to Keep Infrastructure Projects Moving Forward

ACEC President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr asserts in editorial that now is the time to leverage investment in our critical infrastructure.

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 20, 2020

Coalition Urges Congress to Include Long-Term Transportation Funding in COVID-19 Bill

The Transportation Construction Coalition, a stakeholder group including ACEC and more than 40 engineering, construction, materials and equipment supply associations, and labor unions, sent a letter to congressional leaders advocating for the inclusion of long-term surface transportation funding as part of the COVID-19 response effort. 

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 20, 2020

ACEC's Advocacy Team Summarizes the Senate's Coronavirus Relief Legislation

ACEC’s advocacy team put together a summary of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act, S 3548), economic stimulus legislation introduced by Senate Majority Leader McConnell.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 20, 2020

DOD Memo: Defense Industrial Base Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce

The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment signed a memo to apply the DHS guidance to states related to Critical Infrastructure, pointing to the fact that the Defense Industrial Base is considered critical infrastructure.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 20, 2020

Pandemic Puts 1/3 of Wind Industry Jobs, $43B in Investments at Risk

Almost a third of U.S. industry jobs and $43 billion in industry investments could be at risk from the pandemic, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).

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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


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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

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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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