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March 11, 2022
ACEC Research Institute Study Shows QBS Saves Clients Time and Money

ACEC Research Institute Releases Comprehensive Study on use of Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) for Engineering and Design Projects.

February 25, 2022
ACEC/PAC Champ Challenge Helps Carry ACEC Hawaii Over Fundraising Finish Line

ACEC Hawaii is the second state to reach its 2022 ACEC/PAC fundraising goal, thanks in part to a challenge issued by PAC Champ David Bills of Bills Engineering.

February 18, 2022
ACEC FAPA Committee Members Discuss IIJA Implementation with Federal Agencies

The implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was a key focus at the winter meeting of the ACEC Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy Committee this week. Committee members met with representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Command, General Services Administration, and Veterans Affairs. Click here for more information about the committee,  

February 1, 2022
OSHA Withdraws ETS, So Now What?

Now that the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) has been withdrawn, what are employers' continued responsibilities?

January 14, 2022
ACEC Podcast: An Interview with Rep. John Katko (R-NY)

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, we talk with Rep. John Katko (R-NY) about infrastructure and his vote to approve the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

January 13, 2022
Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard

By an expected 6 – 3 ruling, the Supreme Court has blocked the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard. 

January 7, 2022
ACEC Indiana Is First Once Again Over the ACEC/PAC Finish Line

ACEC Indiana has already raised more than $36,000 for ACEC/PAC in 2022.


December 23, 2021
Briefing with Mitch Landrieu on Implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

On Wednesday, Mitch Landrieu, President Biden’s senior advisor and infrastructure coordinator, outlined the implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. 

December 21, 2021
OSHA Webinars on ETS Today and Tomorrow

The Department of Labor will provide two briefings this week with senior DOL and OSHA officials to discuss recent developments and updated guidance related to the rule. 

December 20, 2021
6th Circuit Rules in Favor of OSHA ETS: Appeal Filed, Draft Enforcement Guidance Updated

On Friday, the Sixth Circuit overturned the Fifth Circuit’s temporary injunction to halt the OSHA emergency temporary standard (ETS), which requires businesses employing 100 or more to require proof of full vaccination or test employees weekly. 

Member Firm News
August 16, 2022

Brown and Caldwell announce Euan Finlay has been promoted from senior vice president to chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately. A senior executive with 25 years of experience, Finlay excels in leading organizations and teams to deliver excellence to clients while driving sustainable growth.


August 9, 2022

VHB welcomes Meghan Powell as Director of Transit and Rail for the Mid-Atlantic region. In this role, Powell will carve a path forward for VHB's Transit and Rail service line by strategically leading the development and implementation of its growth strategy.


August 2, 2022

Brown and Caldwell today announced Vice President Dr. Kati Bell has been appointed a fellow of the UC Irvine Water-Energy Nexus Center (WEX Center).

The WEX Center promotes fundamental and applied research at the water-energy nexus in partnership with industry. Its research focuses on all dimensions of power/energy use and efficiency in the water processing sector, including extraction, treatment, conveyance, reclamation, and reuse.


Market Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,603,500 (February)
1,599,100 (January)

Construction Spending
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$1,677,200,000 (January)
$1,655,800,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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158.2 (February)
151.7 (January))

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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425 Deals—Up 33 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
51.0 (January)
51.0 (December)

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