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May 30, 2019

Bipartisan Retirement Bill Approved by House

The House of Representatives has approved legislation to improve the nation’s retirement savings system.

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ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Discusses Industry Challenges in ACEC/Kansas Podcast Interview

ACEC News / Member Organizations
May 29, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Discusses Industry Challenges in ACEC/Kansas Podcast Interview

ACEC/Kansas Executive Director Scott Heidner recently interviewed ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr for an episode of the QBS Express podcast.

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Industry News / Member Organizations
May 29, 2019

NYC's Transit Authority Demands 10 Percent Cuts in A/E Contracts; ACEC/New York Fights Back

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is demanding 10 percent cuts in existing contracts with its A/E vendors in an effort to close a projected $1 billion deficit in its 2022 budget.

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WSJ Publishes ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Letter Calling for More Resilient Infrastructure

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 28, 2019

WSJ Publishes ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Letter Calling for More Resilient Infrastructure

In a letter published in The Wall Street Journal, ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr calls for a more proactive approach to disaster mitigation.

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Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
May 28, 2019

ACEC, Transportation Allies Call for Repeal of $7.6 Billion FAST Act Rescission

ACEC and 30 coalition partners sent a letter last week to Congressional leaders urging them to repeal the $7.6 billion rescission in Federal-aid highway contract authority scheduled to take place in July 2020.  

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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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