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September 1, 2020
Registration Opens for Virtual 2020 ACEC Fall Conference

Register today for the virtual 2020 ACEC Fall Conference, October 28-30.

August 13, 2020
“Picasso of Election Analysts” to Headline Virtual ACEC Fall Conference

Charlie Cook, one of the nation’s leading authorities on U.S. elections and American political trends, leads the roster of high-powered speakers at the virtual ACEC Fall Conference, October 28-30.

August 6, 2020
ACEC Fall Conference is Going Virtual!

Due to concerns related to travel and large crowds due to COVID, ACEC has made the decision to go virtual with our Fall Conference. 

October 29, 2019
Fellows Charity Fun Walk Raises Record $3,600 at Fall Conference

The College of Fellows Charity Fun Walk keeps getting bigger. In its fourth year, the he event, which is held annually at the ACEC Fall Conference, raised $3,600 on donations from 161 people. The event benefited Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization that uses running to help girls develop their potential. For more information, contact Daisy Nappier.

October 25, 2019
College of Fellows Honors Lennox Nishimura

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (left) presents the College of Fellows Distinguished Service Award to Lennox Nishimura.

October 24, 2019
Eleven Council Members Inducted into Order of the Engineer

At the 2019 Fall Conference in Chicago, 11 ACEC members were inducted into the Order of the Engineer, a national organization dedicated to “upholding the standards and dignity of the engineering profession. Conducting the ceremony were Roch Larochelle, chair of the Board of Governors of the Order of the Engineer, (first on left) and ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (third on left).

October 23, 2019
College of Fellows Inducts 17 New Members for Exemplary Leadership and Contributions to Engineering Industry

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (left) and Fellows Committee Chair Dennis Ford inducts Stephanie Hachem into the ACEC College of Fellows at the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference. Hachem, a member of the ACEC Executive Committee, was one of 17 new Fellows.

October 16, 2019
ACEC Sets Bold New Course With Strategic Plan Promoting the Essential Value of Engineering to Society

ACEC adopted an aggressive new strategic plan this week that will support the industry’s critical role in addressing climate change, transportation safety, sustainable energy and other priorities in the built environment. The plan puts greater emphasis on research to drive thought leadership and proactive advocacy to assist policymakers and the industry to develop innovative solutions to these challenges>

October 15, 2019
Inspirational Speaker Sekou Andrews Calls on Fall Conference Attendees to "Humanize Yourself"

Sekou Andrews brought his high-energy, genre-bending blend of public speaking to the ACEC Fall Conference, at various times discomforting and inspiring the audience.

October 15, 2019
Economist Basu Forecasts Recession Due to Uncertainty Over 2020 Election

Economist Anirban Basu told attendees at the ACEC Fall Conference today that even though the U.S. economy is strong, he is forecasting a recession by the third or fourth quarter of 2020.

Member Firm News
September 21, 2020

Dewberry has announced that it has been selected to provide construction management (CM) services for the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Quantico Station Improvements project.

September 16, 2020

WSP USA has completed the integration and rebranding of Ecology and Environment Inc. (E&E) and LT Environmental (LTE), marking the company’s emergence as a full-service provider and leader in the U.S environment market.

September 9, 2020

The City of Anaheim has enlisted Brown and Caldwell to provide owner advisory services for the design-build delivery of multiple groundwater treatment plants. The new facilities will play a key role in Anaheim’s compliance with recent state Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) regulations and ensure water supplies continue to meet state and federal quality standards.


Market Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,484,000 (August)
1,469,600 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,364,600,000 (July)
$1,362,800,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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126.5 (August)
124.2 (July)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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290 Deals--Down 8 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
40.0 (July)
40.0 (June)

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