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ACEC News / Coronavirus
May 29, 2020

ACEC’s Steve Hall, Bill Howard to Speak on FIDIC Panel on COVID-19 International Responses, June 4

ACEC Senior Vice President Advocacy Steve Hall, as well as International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) President William Howard of CDM Smith, will participate in an online panel on the varying national responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ACEC News / Market Forecast
May 28, 2020

ACEC Research Institute to Host Expert Roundtables on Post-COVID-19 Engineering Industry

The ACEC Research Institute will host three virtual expert roundtables over the coming two months exploring the post-COVID-19 engineering industry and the challenges and opportunities for engineering firms.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 28, 2020

ACEC and Business Coalition Call for Temporary COVID-19 Liability Protection

ACEC and a coalition of more than 200 business organizations are urging Congress to enact temporary and targeted liability relief legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ACEC News / Awards
May 28, 2020

Nominate Top Guns in Your Firm for Young Professional of the Year Award

ACEC's annual Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes the accomplishments of young professionals who have contributed to the engineering industry and made an impact on society. The deadline for entries is July 10, 2020.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
May 27, 2020

ACEC Leads Industry Effort to Seek OMB Intervention on Potential Impact of PPP Loan Forgiveness on Firm Rates

The Council led an industry effort of design, construction and engineering associations to get clarification from the federal government on the treatment of loan forgiveness received by a small business for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan relative to direct and indirect costs allocable to government contracts in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

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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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