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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.

November 18, 2020
Secure Your Seat for the First Ever Virtual Engineering Excellence Awards

The "academy awards" of the engineering industry is coming to you as an online live broadcast for the first time on December 1st at 3:00pm EST.  

September 23, 2020
Three Members Receive 2020 ACEC Community Service Awards

Each year, ACEC recognizes principals or managers of ACEC Member Firm who have made outstanding contributions to the quality of life in their community. In 2020, ACEC Community Service Awards go to three exceptional members: Janice Gary, vice president of A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc. in Rockville, Md.; Karen Kahl, Director, Transportation of RK&K in Baltimore, Md.; James Kleingers, President/CEO of The Kleingers Group in West Chester, Ohio.

August 17, 2020
Five Top Performers Win 2020 Young Professional of the Year Awards

ACEC has recognized five Member Firm employees as 2020 Young Professionals of the Year. This annual awards program promotes the accomplishments of young engineers in both the engineering industry and their community.

June 18, 2020
2020 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Postponed Until Fall

ACEC has rescheduled the 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala to November 21, 2020 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC. Given the uncertainty of COVID-19 pandemic, however, the gala may have to be moved to a virtual event on a date to be determined.

June 8, 2020
Nine Top Engineering Students to Receive ACEC Scholarships

The ACEC Research Institute has awarded 2020 ACEC Scholarships to nine engineering students. The winning students were selected by the ACEC College of Fellows Scholarship Committee.

July 29, 2020
Nominations Open for 2020 ACEC Community Service Awards

Do you know a Council member who goes above and beyond to contribute to the quality of life in their community? Nominate them for the ACEC Community Service Award and let them be recognized.

May 28, 2020
Nominate Top Guns in Your Firm for Young Professional of the Year Award

ACEC's annual Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes the accomplishments of young professionals who have contributed to the engineering industry and made an impact on society. The deadline for entries is July 10, 2020.

January 23, 2020
Nominate Outstanding Engineering Students for 2020 ACEC Scholarships; March 6 Application Deadline

Under the auspices of ACEC’s College of Fellows, the ACEC Research and Management Foundation (ACEC/RMF) will award nine general scholarships and one specialty scholarship to top engineering students in 2020.

By Gerry Donohue
January 3, 2020
EEA Entry Deadline Extended to January 6, 2020. Don't Delay!

The entry deadline for the national Engineering Excellence Awards has been extended to Wednesday, January 8, 2020.

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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