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Top Political Reporter Robert Costa to Break Down D.C. Politics, 2020 Election at 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago

ACEC News / Fall Conference
July 12, 2019

Top Political Reporter Robert Costa to Break Down D.C. Politics, 2020 Election at 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago

Robert Costa, who will keynote the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago, October 13-16, is one of the most connected and influential journalists in the national political sphere. In his address, Costa will offer his unique insights on the current political situation in Washington, DC and handicap the 2020 Election.

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NOAA Report Cites Climate Change as Cause of Record High-Tide Flooding

Industry News
July 11, 2019

NOAA Report Cites Climate Change as Cause of Record High-Tide Flooding

Sea-level rise pushed high-tide flooding days in the United States to record levels, between May 2018 and April 2019, according to a new report by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 11, 2019

House Passes Green Card Reform Bill

The House of Representatives approved the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (H.R. 1044) this week in order to tackle the backlog of people waiting for an employment-based green card.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
July 11, 2019

Senate EPW Committee Plans to Release Five-Year Highway Bill Before August Recess

Leadership of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee have announced they will unveil a new five-year survface transportation bill before Congress takes its August recess.

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ACEC News / Education
July 10, 2019

Avoid the M&A Pitfalls--ACEC Online Class, July 24

In the July 24 ACEC online class Solving the Mystery of Mergers & Acquisitions (Spoiler Alert: The Owner/Founder Did It!), Bill Mandel, partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, will share the essentials of M&A.

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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


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Construction Spending
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Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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