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Advocacy / Member Organizations
January 13, 2020

Guest Blog Post: Top Issues for New York Engineering Firms in 2020

ACEC NY President Jay Simson reports on his organization's 2020 legislative agenda, including infrastructure spending, QBS, and indemnification.

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New Video Promotes ACEC Coalition Programs and Membership

ACEC News
January 10, 2020

New Video Promotes ACEC Coalition Programs and Membership

ACEC has produced a video promoting the services, programs, and products of its seven coalitions. Click here to view the video.

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Industry News
January 9, 2020

What is the Correct Ethical Response to a QBS Violation?

ACEC staff collaborated with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) to produce an article on the application of Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) in latest issue of ITE Journal.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
January 9, 2020

Council Opposes H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act

In a letter to Congressional leaders, ACEC explains the reasons behind its opposition to legislation that would designate certain PFAS chemicals as hazardous substances under Superfund.

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ExCom Nominees Do Deep Dive into Council Programs at National HQ

ACEC News / Governance
January 9, 2020

ExCom Nominees Do Deep Dive into Council Programs at National HQ

ACEC Senior Vice President Advocacy and External Affairs Steve Hall briefed 2020-2022 Executive Committee nominees on the Council's advocacy issues and strategy during an orientation session at the national offices in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr and senior staff guided the attendees through every phase of Council operations. Participating in the meeting were Chair-elect nominee Robin Greenleaf of Architectural Engineers; Vice Chair nominees Michael Cooper of Harley Ellis Devereaux, Matthew Hirst of CRS Consulting Engineers, and Gary Raba of Raba Kistner; 2020-2021 NAECE Representative Jim Smith of ACEC/North Carolina; and ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler and Chair-elect Charlie Gozdziewski.

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Member Firm News
April 6, 2021

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services announced the acquisition of Adams Consulting Engineers, Inc. headquartered in Dallas with additional offices in Austin and Tyler, Texas. The acquisition, only the second in Langan’s 50-year history, helps accelerate the firm’s growth in Texas, where Langan has operated since 2015 in Houston. With this move, Langan now has more than 1,300 employees across 36 offices.

https://www.langan.com/em


March 30, 2021

The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


March 23, 2021

Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to provide strategic guidance for creating and integrating DEI initiatives and programs into all aspects of the 100% employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm.

https://www.burnsmcd.com/


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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313 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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53.3 (February)
44.9 (January)

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