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February 18, 2020
Engineering Influence Podcast Breaks Down What Every Firm Should Know About Digital Twins

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Adam Klatzkin, vice president, business development - iTwin Services at Bentley Systems, talks about digital twin technology and its accelerating impact on the engineering industry.

February 10, 2020
Smart cities: What really makes them smart?

Recently, I had the pleasure of taking part in the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Singapore, where leaders from around the world gathered to discuss the future of mobility. My presentation – Emerging Mobility Solutions and Smart Cities – was among many that explored vital mobility topics, from technology innovation to data management to sustainability to many others. But, by the conference’s end, one burning question had yet to be answered: What makes a smart city – smart?

November 25, 2019
Project Owners Select Design-Build for Single Point of Responsibility

A primary reason when project owners choose design-build is because it creates a single point of responsibility and accountability for design and construction, according to a study conducted the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

November 22, 2019
Pew Report Highlights 13 Innovative Flood Mitigation Solutions

A new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts highlights some of the nation’s most effective flood mitigation programs. Based on primary research by Dewberry, the report provides case studies of 13 communities that have implemented effective and innovative ways to reduce flooding

November 8, 2019
Happy STEM/STEAM Day!

November 8 is national STEM/STEAM Day with activities across the country designed to encourage kids and individuals of all ages to pursue their passions in the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Start promoting STEM education in your community today and continue the effort through the year. 

November 8, 2019
Simpler, Kothari Wrap Up U.S. Commerce Department Trade Mission to Southeast Asia

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (right) meets with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during the U.S. Department of Commerce trade mission to Southeast Asia this week.

November 5, 2019
ACEC’s Simpler, Kothari Promote U.S. Engineering Industry at Asian Summit

On their trade mission with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Southeast Asia, ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler and former Chair Manish Kothari took part yesterday in the annual Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Bangkok, Thailand.

November 1, 2019
ACEC Leaders to Represent America’s Engineers on Official Trade Mission to Asia

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler and Former Chair Manish Kothari will accompany Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on a business development mission to Southeast Asia next week, meeting with heads of state, ministry officials, and industry leaders during the week-long tour (November 3-8) of Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

April 4, 2019
Global Engineering Survey Highlights Environmental Challenges

Environmental issues will be the number one global challenge over the next 25 years, according to a DiscoverE survey of nearly 3,000 engineers from more than 80 countries

March 18, 2019
Massachusetts Tops Study of Nation's Most Innovative States

Massachusetts is the most innovative state in the country, according to a new study by WalletHub.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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