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March 30, 2020
ACEC Offers Three Free-to-Members Online Classes on COVID-19 Responses

Free online classes address COVID-19 impacts on allowable overhead in public projects, small firm operations, and mental health.

March 25, 2020
Free Online Class: COVID-19 Potential Effects on Overhead Deadlines, Allowable Costs, and Steps to Take Now

ACEC is offering a free-to-members online class COVID-19 Potential Effects on Overhead Deadlines, Allowable Costs, and Steps to Take Now on Tuesday, March 31 at 3:30 pm.

March 23, 2020
ACEC to Offer Free Webinar: COVID-19 Legislation: What do Employers Need to Know?

ACEC will offer a free webinar on Tuesday, March 24th at 3:30PM titled "COVID-19 Legislation: What Do Employers Need to Know?

March 10, 2020
Online Class: How Will Federal Cybersecurity Rules Affect Your Firm; March 18

In the March 18 online class CMMC: The Cost of Doing Business Just Went Up, Can You Afford to Sit This Out?,  Reginald Jones of Fox Rothschild will explain how to navigate the federal government's complicated and potentially costly cybersecurity regulations and mitigate the impact on your firm.

March 6, 2020
Deadline for 2020 ACEC Scholarships Extended One Week to March 13

The College of Fellows has extended the application deadline for the ten 2020 ACEC scholarships by one week to March 13. Act now!

March 2, 2020
BIM for Infrastructure: Are You Ready to Sign and Seal 3D Deliverables?

In the March 12 online class BIM for Infrastructure: Are You Ready to Sign and Seal 3D Deliverables?, HDR’s Will Sharp, Dan Prokop, Shawn Rodda, and Alexa Mitchell will provide an industry overview of BIM for Infrastructure and digital delivery in the US, including the recent AASHTO movement towards open 3D data standards.

February 7, 2020
Register Now For the 2020 Coalition Winter Member Meeting, New Orleans, 2/27-2/28

The 2020 Coalition Winter Member Meeting will feature sessions on coordinating designs, project teams and specifications.

February 13, 2020
Online Class Details True Impact of Dishonest Employee and Honest Firm Response

In the February 19 online class Hard Conversations—An Ethics Case Study in the Destructive Power of Conflict Avoidance and the Redemptive Power of Honesty, Michael Yost and Aaron Mann of Terracon share an actual incident and response to demonstrate how conflict avoidance can damage the trust placed in your organization—and how transparent honesty can rebuild it.

February 25, 2020
Read the Dang Contract! Online Class, January 21

In the March 4 online class Read the Dang Contract – Key Areas that Impact Your Government Project's Profitability, Wayne Owens and Tony Machi of T. Wayne Owens & Associates will explore potential contract pitfalls, lessons learned, and action items to help your firm mitigate risk.

January 22, 2020
What’s Easier? Winning a Design Job or Hiring a Great New Engineer? Find out on January 29

In the January 29 Online Class What’s Easier? Winning a Design Job or Hiring a Great New Engineer?, McLaughlin Brunson Managing Director John Krantz will explore the dynamics of talent acquisition, compensation, motivation, and profit.

Member Firm News
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.


April 1, 2020

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has selected HDR to assist it in developing and implementing its 3D Digital Delivery initiative. The effort will redefine how infrastructure projects are designed and delivered in the state.

March 26, 2020

HDR’s design expertise has been recruited to help tackle the affordable housing crisis in California. The Los Angeles County Development Authority selected Contour Crafting Corporation, in collaboration with HDR and the supportive services provider Volunteers of America, to design and build 3D printed modular homes in the county.

Market Indicators

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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