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CORONAVIRUS Results
April 9, 2020
Update on the Virtual Convention and Introducing the ACEC Research Institute

ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr shares the latest information on the upcoming ACEC Virtual Convention and unveils the new ACEC Research Institute.

April 9, 2020
Burns & McDonnell Foundation Donates $1.5 Million to Fight Coronavirus

The Burns & McDonnell Foundation has donated $1.5 million to the United Way's COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund.

April 7, 2020
Message from ACEC CEO Linda Bauer Darr about the Annual Convention and Legislative Summit:

The coronavirus has already impacted the way we work and run our businesses and there is no question that its effects will be felt long after the virus burns itself out over the coming weeks. At ACEC National, we have been hearing from our members, state executives, and volunteer leaders about how the virus has sown uncertainty among our members who are rightly consumed with the task of keeping their businesses running in an economy that has essentially been halted.

April 7, 2020
B&V's Goldwasser Discusses How His Firm is Adapting to COVID-19 on the Engineering Influence Podcast

Sean Goldwasser, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Black & Veatch's Water Business in North America, joined the Engineering Influence podcast to discuss how the firm is adapting to the challenges of conducting business in the age of COVID-19.

April 6, 2020
The Chairman’s Corner Podcast—Engineering During the Coronavirus Pandemic

ACEC Board Chair Mitch Simpler discusses the new world our industry finds itself in with COVID-19 and how the engineering industry is adapting to meet the challenges ahead.

April 6, 2020
Free Online Class, April 7: What Small Firm Owners Need to Know About the Paycheck Protection Act

In this free online class, Eric Tanenblatt  and C. Randall Nuckolls of Dentons US LLP will describe how your firm can take advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program.

April 6, 2020
Free Online Class, April 7: You Are Not Alone: Tools for Living and Working in Uncertain Times

In the free online class You Are Not Alone: Tools for Living and Working in Uncertain Times, Geordie Aitken, lead instructor in ACEC’s Senior Executives Institute and a recognized expert in personal leadership development, provides a crash course in managing our energy, our attention, and our emotions through this tumultuous time.

April 2, 2020
Letter from ACEC CEO Linda Bauer Darr: Tools to Weather the COVID-19 Storm

There is no question that our industry is essential at a time like this, and it’s ACEC National’s job - in tandem with our family of member organizations – to give you the tools you need to weather the storm and come out stronger for it. 

April 3, 2020
ACEC Member Survey: Firms Continue to Buckle Down, See Slow Recovery

In the latest ACEC survey of 610 firms, respondents report stepping up their efforts to keep operating while protecting their staff members and see continued tough times ahead.

March 30, 2020
How Do We Maintain Quality When Everyone’s Working Remotely?

Mead & Hunt's Miro Kurka addresses the benefits of a good quality control program when firms have so many staff members working from home.

Member Firm News
April 9, 2020

Woolpert today announced that it has received the 2019 Google Cloud Specialization Partner of the Year Award for Location-Based Services.

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April 9, 2020

Sargent & Lundy has acquired Summit Engineering Services Inc., an independent multi-discipline design engineer firm dedicated to the oil and gas industry. 

https://www.esmagazine.co


April 1, 2020

AECOM was selected by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop “The Impact of Climate Change and Population Growth on the National Flood Insurance Program Through 2100,” a study addressing riverine and coastal flood response to climate change in order to reduce the risk of flood damage.

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Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,540,300 (February)
1,530,000 (January)

Construction Spending
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$1,369,200,000 (January)
$1,345,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (February)
151.4 (January)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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320 Deals--Up 5 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.2 (January)
52.5 (December)

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