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ACEC New Jersey Raises $18,000 Through Online Food Drive

ACEC News / Member Organizations
December 9, 2020

ACEC New Jersey Raises $18,000 Through Online Food Drive

Unable to hold its annual can sculpture competition and food drive, ACEC New Jersey held an online food drive competition among its member firms and it was a huge success. Member firms raised more than $18,000—the equivalent of 54,000 meals. Michael Baker International took home first place, raising $4,632, followed by HNTB ($3,295) and Malick & Scherer ($3,122).

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 3, 2020

ACEC Action Alert: Call for Essential Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program

Urge your Congressional delegation to make important changes to PPP loans in legislation before the end of 2020.
 

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 3, 2020

ACEC Calls for Withdrawal of PPP Loan Necessity Questionnaire

ACEC is urging the Trump Administration to withdraw SB 3509, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Necessity Questionnaire, asserting that it changes the original criteria for loan forgiveness.

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Industry News / Member Firms
December 3, 2020

Black & Veatch Power President Mario Azar Discusses Firm’s Decision to Decarbonize

On October 29, Black & Veatch announced that it will decarbonize its project portfolio, no longer participating in any future coal-based power design and construction. ACEC spoke with Mario Azar, president of Black & Veatch’s power business to discuss the reasons behind the firm decision and the future implications.

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ACEC News / Education
December 3, 2020

Online Classes Next Week Offer Firm Management Tips, Orlando "Smart City" Master Plan Development

ACEC will offer two online classes next week, including Mark Goodale of Morrissey Goodale highlighting 50 ways to improve your business.

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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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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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