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April 30, 2021
ACEC Research Institute Studies Show Engineering is “Critical Player on Economic Mainstage”

At the ACEC Annual Convention, the ACEC Research Institute highlighted recent studies that calculated the size and economic impact of the engineering industry, surveyed engineering firms on the effects of COVID, and forecast the market over the coming five years.

April 30, 2021
CEO Panelists Address Impact of COVID, Climate, and Culture

Firm leaders participating in a panel at the ACEC Annual Convention today shared their thoughts on dealing with the pandemic, going back to the office, the impact of social justice issues, and their financial results.

April 27, 2021
Congressional Panel Optimistic About Passage of Infrastructure Bill This Year

On the Congressional Panel at the ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit, all three U.S. Representatives said they expected Congress to pass infrastructure legislation this year but differed on the scope of the package.

April 28, 2021
U.S. DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg Calls for Passage of Infrastructure Bill by Memorial Day

Addressing the ACEC Annual Convention this morning, U.S. Transportation Secretary said passing a comprehensive infrastructure package this year is “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.” He called on Congress to put together and pass legislation by Memorial Day.

April 27, 2021
Convention’s Legislative Briefing Preps Citizen Lobbyists on FAR Credits Clause and Infrastructure Package

At the ACEC Legislative Briefing at the ACEC Convention, ACEC Advocacy SVP Steve Hall and Transportation VP Matt Reiffer highlighted the key issues for the Council’s virtual grassroots lobbying campaign over the coming months.

April 26, 2021
Convention Keynote Speaker Chris Wallace Confident of “Massive” Infrastructure Bill Passage

Chris Wallace, host of FOX News Sunday, told an ACEC 2021 Virtual Annual Convention audience today that he feels “confident” in a significant infrastructure bill being passed this year by Congress

April 23, 2021
Virtual Annual Convention Features 18 Business Education Sessions; All PDHs Available to Attendees

The virtual 2021 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit features 18 business education sessions and seven Vendor Partner presentations. Convention attendees can earn all the PDHs available at the Convention by attending classes during the event, April 26-28, and streaming classes for up to 90 days after the event.

April 23, 2021
Virtual ACEC Convention Starts on Monday; Buttigieg, DeFazio, and Graves to Take Part

U.S. DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg, FOX News Anchor Chris Wallace, House T&I Committee Leaders Peter DeFazio and Sam Graves, and Senate EPW Committee Chair Tom Carper will appear at the virtual 2021 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit, which starts on Monday.

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.

March 29, 2021
Early Bird Discount for 2021 ACEC Annual Convention Extended Through Friday, April 2

ACEC has extended the early-bird discounts for the virtual 2021 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit to Friday, April 2 Save on both individual and group registrations.

Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

Market Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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