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January 14, 2021
ACEC Webinars Next Week: Federal Contracting, Post-Pandemic Strategies, Ownership Challenges

Among ACEC's online classes next week, Fox Rothschild's Nicholas Solosky will detail how the Contract Disputes Act (CDA) creates the framework for handling “claims” against the government on federal contracts.

January 14, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: A Closer Look at the First-Ever Engineering Industry Profile

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Joe Bates of the ACEC Research Institute and Jon Gray, principal at Rockport Analytics, discuss the ACEC Research Institute's newly released 2020 Engineering Industry Profile.

January 14, 2021
ACEC, Coalition Call for Passage of Comprehensive Infrastructure Package by July 4

ACEC has joined with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and more than 80 stakeholders in calling on Congress to pass comprehensive infrastructure legislation by July 4, 2021.

January 14, 2021
ACEC Calls for Changes to Proposed Small Business Standards

In comments submitted to the Small Business Administration (SBA) regarding the proposed increase in size standards, ACEC recommended that size standards for the engineering sector involved with physical infrastructure projects for governments and public works entities should be separate from those for manufacturing and management firms, many of which are very large.

January 8, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast--The Omnibus, PPP and a Senate Flip: The ACEC Government Affairs Update

In the weekly ACEC Government Affairs Update on the Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC's Steve Hall, Matt Reiffer, and Katharine Mottley talk with Jeff Urbanchuk about some big engineering industry wins in the year-end spending bill and discuss the Council's 2021 legislative agenda.

January 7, 2021
ACEC Research institute to Host Webinar on Post-Pandemic Building Density on January 14

The ACEC Research will host the Building Density in the Post-Pandemic World webinar at 2:00 pm EST on January 14. The webinar is the next installment in the Institute’s Future of Engineering Roundtable series.

January 7, 2021
ACEC Research Institute Releases Landmark Industry Profile Study

ACEC Research Institute study finds that Engineering and Architectural Services Sector directly employs more than 1.5 million Americans and supports an additional 3 million indirect jobs—3 percent of all U.S. jobs—and drives $386 billion in annual revenue.

January 7, 2021
Nominate Outstanding Engineering Students for 2021 ACEC Scholarships; March 5 Application Deadline

Under the auspices of the ACEC College of Fellows, the ACEC Research Institute will award six General Scholarships in 2021, and one Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE) Scholarship.

January 7, 2021
ACEC/PAC Fundraising Tops $1 Million Again in 2020 - Copy

For the fourth consecutive year, ACEC/PAC raised more than $1 million to support business-minded House and Senate candidates. Forty states reached their annual fundraising goals.

January 7, 2021
Submit Your Firm’s COVID-19-Related Project to Engineering Inc. by Friday, January 15

For the upcoming Spring 2021 Engineering Inc. issue, we would like to highlight four more ACEC members whose COVID-related projects helped a community address pandemic-related challenges.

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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