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September 10, 2020
A/E Employment Surges, But State of Industry Remains Uncertain

A/E employment increased by 14,400 jobs in August to 1,484,000. While that total still lags far behind pre-pandemic levels, the large increase points to a strengthening in the fundamentals for the engineering industry.

September 1, 2020
Engineering Influence Podcast: Mick Morrissey Offers Insights into the M&A Market

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Morrissey Goodale Managing Partner Mick Morrissey discusses the current state of the M&A market in the engineering industry and offers insights and advice for potential sellers,

August 25, 2020
Dodge Data & Analytics Forecast: "Growth is going to move sideways through mid-2021.”

Dodge Data & Analytics Chief Economist Richard Branch has released an updated Economic and Construction Market forecast.

August 20, 2020
2020 Second Quarter A/E Revenues Declined 9% Compared to 2019 Q2

In the U.S. Census Bureau's Advance Quarterly Services Report for the second quarter of 2020 (April-June), A/E sector revenues totaled $80.2 billion, a 9 percent decline from same quarter last year and a 7 percent decline from the first quarter of 2020.

July 29, 2020
Chamber’s Transportation/Infrastructure VP Mortimer Gives Congressional Update on ACEC Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Ed Mortimer, vice president for Transportation and Infrastructure at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, talks about prospects for new surface transportation, WRDA, and economic stimulus legislation and discusses grassroots lobbying during the pandemic and the new NEPA regulations.

July 22, 2020
Latest ACEC Podcast Features Harvard's David Zipper on Future of Infrastructure Funding

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Vice President of Communications and Marketing Jeff Urbanchuk talks with Harvard Visiting Fellow David Zipper about the future of infrastructure funding in a post COVID economy and the future of Mobility as a Service (MOS).

July 16, 2020
Trump Administration Issues Final NEPA Rule

The Final National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) rule aims to streamline project delivery, cut red tape, and modernize the regulatory review process.

June 15, 2020
Online Forum to Address Infrastructure Investment as Economic Accelerator, Opportunity Generator

The ACEC Research Institute is co-sponsoring the upcoming New Partnership on Infrastructure Forum, which will address how infrastructure investment can be critical to accelerating our economic recovery and generating the local opportunities and community wealth necessary to break generational cycles of inequality.

June 5, 2020
ACEC Statement of Support for Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity in a Difficult Time

ACEC Released the following statement of support for equity, inclusion and diversity on June 5, 2020

 

June 5, 2020
Engineering Influence Podcast Asks Dodge Chief Economist Richard Branch: Are We Turning the Corner in the Economy?

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Dodge Data and Analytics Chief Economist Richard Branch discusses the economic outlook for the nation and the engineering industry.  

Member Firm News
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.

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


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.

https://brownandcaldwell.


September 2, 2020

Woolpert has been selected by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to provide on-call photogrammetric and mapping services to support the design and construction of roadways throughout the state. The three-year contract has a ceiling of $5 million.

https://woolpert.com/reso


Market Indicators
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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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