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July 9, 2020
Engineering Influence Podcast Addresses Managing Risk When Returning to the Jobsite

Engineering Influence sat down with Karen Erger, the Director of Practice Risk Management at Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately held insurance brokerage firm to discuss managing risk when returning to the jobsite during COVID-19.

 

July 10, 2020
Online Classes Next Week: Ten Business Resiliency Strategies | Succeeding in the Upended Market

Next week's ACEC online classes will explore strategies to survive potentially extended revenue losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how to reorient your business to succeed with the post-pandemic marketplace

July 9, 2020
ACEC Research Institute to Host Future of Funding Roundtable on July 16

The ACEC Research Institute will host an expert roundtable discussion on "Funding in the New Normal," looking at how the ballooning federal deficit, recessionary challenges, and new funding mechanisms will impact the engineering industry.

July 9, 2020
FIDIC Appoints Manish Kothari as Chair of International Financial Institutions Committee

ACEC Chair-Emeritus Manish Kothari, President and CEO of Sheladia Associates, has been appointed chair of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers’ (FIDIC) newly created International Financial Institutions Committee. 

July 2, 2020
Engineering Influence Podcast Features Conversation with Futurist Chris Luebkeman

Chris Luebkeman, who leads the Strategic Foresight Hub in the Office of the President at ETH Zurich and participated in the recent ACEC Research Institute expert panel on how technology advances will impact engineering, joins the Engineering Influence podcast to discuss the future of the engineering industry.

July 2, 2020
ACEC IT, HR, and Finance Forums Scheduled for San Antonio, September 14-15

ACEC will host roundtables for the Information Technology, Human Resources, and Finance Forums at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio Texas on September 14-15, 2020.

July 2, 2020
ACEC Coalitions Announce Online Education Summer Series

The ACEC Coalitions will host a series of online sessions of a variety of top-of-mind issues on August 6-7.

June 26, 2020
Engineering Influence Podcast Highlights Deltek's A&E Firm Benchmarking Study

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Deltek's Megan Miller delves into the recently released Deltek Clarity Architecture & Engineering Industry Study, which provides a wide range of benchmarks for engineering firm performance.

June 26, 2020
ACEC Research Institute Roundtable Forecasts Substantial Changes to Building Design

In the ACEC Research Institute’s second expert roundtable looking at the Post-COVID-19 engineering industry, the panelists discussed The Buildings We Live and Work In, forecasting that the pandemic will force substantial retrofitting of existing buildings and significant  design changes to new buildings to enhance post-pandemic safety and comfort for occupants.

June 19, 2020
ACEC Research Institute Roundtable Experts Optimistic About Impact of Technology on Engineering

A roundtable of engineering futurists said Thursday the industry’s future will require more engineers, be more decentralized, and see an enhanced appreciation of infrastructure as a key component to the nation’s quality of life.

Member Firm News
April 30, 2020

In the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Parsons Corporation is working with Battelle to operate the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination SystemTM that will disinfect N-95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in support of pandemic relief efforts across the United States.

https://www.parsons.com/2


April 22, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jacobs released a Climate Action Plan that outlines the commitments the company is making to help abate the climate crisis. 

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


April 22, 2020

Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020.

https://www.ecslimited.co


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,454,200 (April)
1,539,400 (March)

Construction Spending
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$1,346,200,000 (April)
$1,386,600,000 (March)

Dodge Momentum Index
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135.9 (April)
144.5 (March)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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289 Deals--Down 12 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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29.5 (April)
33.3 (March)

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