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Coronavirus
March 19, 2020

3D Printing Provides Solution to Mask Shortage

TheCoronavirus pandemic has caused a severe shortage of respiratory protection masks and equipment for both health care workers and the general public. In response, some 3D printing companies have stepped into the fill the void.

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Business Management / Coronavirus
March 18, 2020

Pandemic Implications for Government Contractors: How the FAR Covers COVID-19

Ryan Bradel, a partner at the law firm Ward & Berry in Washington, D.C. offers an analysis of what government contractors should know while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus / Infrastructure
March 18, 2020

Fitch Ratings Reports on Coronavirus Impact on Infrastructure Sector

The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, while still evolving, create risks that are far beyond what has been experienced in the infrastructure and project finance sectors in many decades. While the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) provides a benchmark and demonstrated the stability of core infrastructure assets (enterprises and projects), the rapid shutdown of major global economies that is being experienced now creates the potential for the near-term economic impact to be materially worse, and creates uncertainty on the future collateral effects on contractual arrangements and the nature of the recovery.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 18, 2020

Small Business Administration Offers Low-Interest Federal Disaster Loans to Mitigate Coronavirus Impact

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus. All states are expected to be eligible in the near future.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 18, 2020

OSHA Releases Guidance on Coronavirus in the Workplace

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a guidance for dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic in the workplace.

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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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