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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 27, 2020

ACEC Advocacy Team Summarizes Key Items for Engineering Firms in $2 Trillion Economic Stimulus Bill

The House passed the CARES Act by Unanimous Consent on 3/27/20. The bill now goes to the president for his signature.  

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
March 26, 2020

Second ACEC Member Survey Tracks Rapidly Rising COVID-19 Impacts

More than half of the 738 firms that responded to the second ACEC member survey reported project delays or cancelations due to COVID-19

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Coronavirus / Member Organizations
March 26, 2020

ACEC Illinois Donates Hand Sanitizer to Medical School

ACEC Illinois donated hundreds of bottles of hand sanitizer to Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and other first responders this week. The items were delivered by Springfield Representative Tim Butler.

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Coronavirus / Member Organizations
March 26, 2020

ACEC of South Carolina, State DOT, FHWA Agree to Coronavirus Safety Plan

The South Carolina Department of Transportation issued a joint workforce safety plan in collaboration with ACEC of South Carolina, FHWA, and other construction stakeholders. The plan lays out steps taken by stakeholders to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

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Coronavirus
March 25, 2020

DOL Publishes Guidance on Paid Sick/Expanded/Medical Leave Under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published guidance on Tuesday to provide information to employees and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes effect on April 1, 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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