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Grassroots Lobbying in the Time of COVID-19

Advocacy / Member Organizations
July 9, 2020

Grassroots Lobbying in the Time of COVID-19

Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) (center), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, met with ACEC Louisiana members this week to discuss an infrastructure-based economic recovery package.

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Business Management / Industry Statistics
July 9, 2020

Deltek's Annual Clarity A&E Industry Study Tracks Firm Performance Benchmarks

Deltek has released its 41st Annual Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study, providing analysis and benchmarks for firms’ financial, business development, project, and human resources performance.

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ACEC News / Business Management
July 9, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast Addresses Managing Risk When Returning to the Jobsite

Engineering Influence sat down with Karen Erger, the Director of Practice Risk Management at Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately held insurance brokerage firm to discuss managing risk when returning to the jobsite during COVID-19.

 

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ACEC News / Member Firms
July 9, 2020

FIDIC Appoints Manish Kothari as Chair of International Financial Institutions Committee

ACEC Chair-Emeritus Manish Kothari, President and CEO of Sheladia Associates, has been appointed chair of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers’ (FIDIC) newly created International Financial Institutions Committee. 

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ACEC News / Education
July 9, 2020

ACEC Research Institute to Host Future of Funding Roundtable on July 16

The ACEC Research Institute will host an expert roundtable discussion on "Funding in the New Normal," looking at how the ballooning federal deficit, recessionary challenges, and new funding mechanisms will impact the engineering industry.

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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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