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ACEC News / Advocacy
March 4, 2020

ACEC Joins U.S. Chamber in Support of Comprehensive Senate Energy Bill

ACEC signed onto a letter with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other stakeholders urging the Senate to pass the American Energy Innovation Act, which would be the most comprehensive update to U.S. energy law in more than a decade.

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ACEC News / Education
March 2, 2020

BIM for Infrastructure: Are You Ready to Sign and Seal 3D Deliverables?

In the March 12 online class BIM for Infrastructure: Are You Ready to Sign and Seal 3D Deliverables?, HDR’s Will Sharp, Dan Prokop, Shawn Rodda, and Alexa Mitchell will provide an industry overview of BIM for Infrastructure and digital delivery in the US, including the recent AASHTO movement towards open 3D data standards.

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New ExCom Member Michael Cooper Discusses Leadership and Staff Development on ACEC Podcast

ACEC News / Governance
February 28, 2020

New ExCom Member Michael Cooper Discusses Leadership and Staff Development on ACEC Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, we talk with newly elected ExCom member Michael Cooper, who is managing principal of HED in Southfield, Mich.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 27, 2020

U.S. Development Finance Corporation : Up, Running and Ready to Build

As a result of the BUILD Act, (Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development) the capabilities of OPIC and USAID’s Development Credit Authority (DCA) were combined into a new organization, the U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC). This new entity, America’s development bank, is expected to strengthen and modernize American development finance.

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Colombian Ambassador to ACEC Firms: ‘We are Open for Business!’

Industry News
February 27, 2020

Colombian Ambassador to ACEC Firms: ‘We are Open for Business!’

ACEC member firms had the opportunity this week to meet with Ambassador Francisco Santos (center) of Colombia, who came to deliver a message to ACEC firms, “please come back to Latin America”.

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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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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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