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April 13, 2021
ACEC & Coaltion Partners Urge Congress to Create Nationwide VMT Implementation Program

With the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee beginning work on reauthorizing surface transportation programs, ACEC and its coalition partners are calling for creating of a comprehensive national vehicle miles traveled (VMT) implementation program.

April 9, 2021
Engineering Influence Government Affairs Update Focuses on Infrastructure and Advocacy at ACEC Annual Convention

In the Government Affairs update on the Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC's Advocacy SVP Steve Hall discusses how infrastructure is the dominant topic in Washington DC right now and outlines the numerous opportunities for members to get engaged on the issue.

March 23, 2021
ACEC's Greenleaf and Penin Testify in Conress on FAR Credits Clause

Earlier today, ACEC Chair-Elect Robin Greenleaf and ACEC member Carlos Penin testified before the House Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure on the severe impact that the FAR Credits Clause will have on firms that have forgiven PPP loans.

April 8, 2021
Have You Registered for the Virtual 2021 ACEC Convention.

The virtual 2021 ACEC Convention and Legislative Summit is less than two weeks away, April 26-28.

April 8, 2021
Next Week's Online Classes: Mastering the SF-330 and Building Effective Teams

ACEC will present two online classes next week: Mastering the SF-330 – A Key Step in Winning Government Business on Tuesday, April 13; and A Proposal for Building Purposeful Teams on
Thursday, April 15.

April 6, 2021
Get Your Tickets for 2021 Virtual EEA Gala, June 17

The 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards Virtual Gala on Thursday, June 17 at 3:00pm EST will be a live broadcast featuring all the excitement and suspense of the in-person event, including the reveal and awarding of the Grand Conceptor Award as the top engineering achievement of the year.

April 6, 2021
Podcast--ACEC Research Institute Studies on Infrastructure's Impact on Economic Development

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Board Chair Charlie Gozdziewski and Terracon Consultants President and CEO Gayle Packer discuss the ACEC Research Institute's recent economic studies and the real world impact of infrastructure investment.  

April 2, 2021
ACEC Government Affairs Update Podcast: Matt Reiffer Discusses the $2.25 Trillion American Jobs Plan

On the latest Government Affairs Update on the Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Vice President for Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer breaks down the $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan and discusses its prospects in Congress.

April 1, 2021
ACEC Partners with EFCG to Provide Financial Benchmarking for Member Firms

ACEC National has partnered with EFCG to provide financial benchmarking services to ACEC member firms. Firms that contribute financial data—with firm-level confidentiality—will have access to industry trends and metrics within the single largest vantage point on trends and dynamics in the A/E industry.

March 31, 2021
Podcast Discussion: Mick Morrissey on the Inflow of Private Equity into Engineering Firms

Why is private equity investing in engineering firms and what makes a firm attractive to these investors? On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Mick Morrissey, managing principal of Morrissey Goodale, discusses the reasons behind the accelerating flow of private equity capital into engineering firms.

Member Firm News
April 6, 2021

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services announced the acquisition of Adams Consulting Engineers, Inc. headquartered in Dallas with additional offices in Austin and Tyler, Texas. The acquisition, only the second in Langan’s 50-year history, helps accelerate the firm’s growth in Texas, where Langan has operated since 2015 in Houston. With this move, Langan now has more than 1,300 employees across 36 offices.

https://www.langan.com/em


March 30, 2021

The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


March 23, 2021

Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to provide strategic guidance for creating and integrating DEI initiatives and programs into all aspects of the 100% employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm.

https://www.burnsmcd.com/


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,539,400 (March)
1,532,000 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,516,900,000 (February)
$1,529,000,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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151.4 (March)
148.8 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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313 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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53.3 (February)
44.9 (January)

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