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July 1, 2020
Free July 8 Online Class Explores COVID-19 Litigation and Ways for Firms to Reduce Risk

In the complimentary 60-minute session COVID-19 Litigation and Ways for Firms to Reduce Risk, Jessica Brown and Karl Nelson of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP will explore a variety of COVID-19 risk issues and discuss steps employers can take now to help reduce their potential exposure to COVID-19 related employment claims.

June 18, 2020
Free Member Roundtable on COVID-19 Impact on Private/Vertical Markets, June 22

As part of ACEC’s outreach to member firms during the coronavirus pandemic, the Council will convene a virtual roundtable on Monday, June 22 at 3:30 pm ET to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the private/vertical markets.

June 4, 2020
Free R3 Online Class, June 9: Maintaining a Healthy Culture During COVID-19

In the online class Maintaining a Healthy Culture During COVID-19, Good Company Co-founder Lisa Walden examines how organizations can adapt to maintain healthy organizational cultures even in the midst of a crisis.

June 4, 2020
Senate Passes Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

The Senate passed the ACEC-supported Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act on Wednesday night, sending the bill to the White House for the President’s signature. 

June 1, 2020
ACEC’s Seventh COVID-19 Impact Survey: Almost Half of Firms Say 12-18 Months to Return to Normal

In the latest ACEC member survey on the impact of COVID-19, respondents were less optimistic about an imminent economic recovery but a majority are now working in their offices.

May 29, 2020
ACEC’s Steve Hall, Bill Howard to Speak on FIDIC Panel on COVID-19 International Responses, June 4

ACEC Senior Vice President Advocacy Steve Hall, as well as International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) President William Howard of CDM Smith, will participate in an online panel on the varying national responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 27, 2020
ACEC Leads Industry Effort to Seek OMB Intervention on Potential Impact of PPP Loan Forgiveness on Firm Rates

The Council led an industry effort of design, construction and engineering associations to get clarification from the federal government on the treatment of loan forgiveness received by a small business for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan relative to direct and indirect costs allocable to government contracts in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

May 26, 2020
ACEC Life/Health Trust Announces Loyalty Credit

The ACEC Life/Health Trust  is crediting back over $10 million nationwide to firms on a Trust medical plan.

May 26, 2020
U.S. Treasury Releases New Guidance on PPP Loan Forgiveness

ACEC's Steve Hall offers details on the U.S. Treasury Department's latest guidance on PPP loan forgiveness.
 

May 21, 2020
ACEC President/CEO Darr's Weekly Letter Provides Paycheck Protection Program Update

In her weekly letter to members, ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr discusses the latest developments in the Paycheck Protection Program.

 

Member Firm News
April 6, 2021

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services announced the acquisition of Adams Consulting Engineers, Inc. headquartered in Dallas with additional offices in Austin and Tyler, Texas. The acquisition, only the second in Langan’s 50-year history, helps accelerate the firm’s growth in Texas, where Langan has operated since 2015 in Houston. With this move, Langan now has more than 1,300 employees across 36 offices.

https://www.langan.com/em


March 30, 2021

The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


March 23, 2021

Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to provide strategic guidance for creating and integrating DEI initiatives and programs into all aspects of the 100% employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm.

https://www.burnsmcd.com/


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,539,400 (March)
1,532,000 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,516,900,000 (February)
$1,529,000,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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151.4 (March)
148.8 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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313 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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53.3 (February)
44.9 (January)

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