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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 23, 2020

OMB Memo Calls on Agencies to Ensure Contractor Safety

The Office of Management and Budget has released a memorandum that identifies steps to help ensure contractor safety while maintaining continued contract performance in support of agency missions. 

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 23, 2020

ACEC Advocacy Team Gives Updates on the CARES Act

Over the weekend, ACEC's advocacy department updated members on the status of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). 

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 23, 2020

USACE Director of Contracting Jill Stiglich: Contracting in Disasters: What Companies Can Do To Help

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Director of Contracting Jill Stiglich released a memo providing guidance for prospective USACE contractors.

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Industry News / Member Firms
March 23, 2020

AECOM’s Wendy Lopez Interviewed for Inspirational Women in STEM Series.

Wendy Lopez, who is AECOM’s Texas Executive, spearheading the strategy, growth and leadership of the company’s business in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, talks about her career in STEM.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 23, 2020

Nation’s Power Grid Faces Potential Pandemic-Driven Demand Drop

As more states require businesses to close and residents to stay home, the nation’s power grid suppliers face the potential of a dramatic demand drop.

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Member Firm News
August 4, 2021

Integration of information and operational systems is key as DER cause a fundamental shift in how energy is managed on the grid. Black & Veatch’s new eBook, Smart Utility eBook: Industry Benchmarks for Progress and Future Actions, explores this theme to help electric utilities reflect on successful actions while prioritizing approaches that will accelerate the development of a more flexible, more resilient electricity grid.

https://www.3blmedia.com/


July 30, 2021

Jacobs launched CollectivelySM on June 1, 2020. Not only did we launch the program to all 50,000 eligible users, but we also launched in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We trained 140 volunteers – our Collectively Ambassadors – before launch day, immersing them in the powers of the platform and equipping them with the tools to spread the word from within their local offices and through the eight Jacobs Employee Networks.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


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


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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