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ACEC News / Education
October 3, 2019

Nine Steps to Recession-Proof Your Firm--Online Class, October 8

What you do now, while the market is hot, will determine whether the growth your firm has experienced will sustain when things get bad.

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ACEC and Business Coalition Call on Congress to Pass Transportation Reauthorization

ACEC News / Advocacy
October 1, 2019

ACEC and Business Coalition Call on Congress to Pass Transportation Reauthorization

As a member of the Infrastructure Working Group (IWG), ACEC has signed onto a letter urging Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer to pass a long-term, robustly-funded surface transportation reauthorization bill ahead of the September 30, 2020 expiration of the FAST Act.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
October 1, 2019

AIA Architecture Billings Index Suggests Weakest Design Market in Recent Years

The AIA Architecture Billings Index dropped to 47.2 in August, down from 50.1 in July. Any score below 50 indicates a decrease in billings.

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Construction Spending Holds the Line in August

Industry News / Industry Statistics
October 1, 2019

Construction Spending Holds the Line in August

Total construction spending was essentially flat in August, with the seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,287.3 billion coming in 0.1 percent above the revised July estimate of $1,285.6 billion.

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ACEC/Indiana Leaders Discuss Transportation with Representative Andre Carson

ACEC News / Member Organizations
October 1, 2019

ACEC/Indiana Leaders Discuss Transportation with Representative Andre Carson

U.S. Representative Andre Carson (D-IN), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, met with ACEC/Indiana leadership this week to discuss transportation infrastructure funding. Pictured left to right: Scott Hornsby, GAI Consultants; Drew Bender, VS Engineering; Rick Olson, Earth Exploration/ A Terracon Company; Shelby Swango, WSP; Congressman Carson; Beth Bauer, ACEC/Indiana; Jon Stolz, Christopher B. Burke Engineering; Shelby Dunn, ACEC/Indiana; Bill Hall, United Consulting; and Hans Peterson, Clark Dietz.

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Member Firm News
January 12, 2021

As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

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


January 8, 2021

HDR is serving as owner’s engineer for Invenergy’s recently announced Samson Solar Energy Center, the largest solar project in U.S. history. Located in northeastern Texas, Samson Solar Energy Center is designed to produce 1,310 megawatts of power. 

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


December 21, 2020

Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire KTA, an engineering firm with core expertise in mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, commissioning, third party plan review, and lighting design.

https://www.acec.org/defa


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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