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INDUSTRY-NEWS Results
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.  

May 4, 2020
Pennsylvania Senator Introduces Misguided Contractor Monitoring Bill

ACEC Director Procurement Advocacy and International Affairs Dan Hilton reports on the latest effort by TransparentBusiness to win state legislation requiring use of its employee tracking software.

May 1, 2020
Dodge Chief Economist Richard Branch Offers Industry Forecast on Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Dodge Data & Analytics Chief Economist Richard Branch  discusses the state of the economy and the outlook for the A/E/C sector. 

April 30, 2020
ACEC/FMI Ownership Transition Study Finds Gap Between Knowledge and Intent

Engineering firm owners think they are better prepared for ownership transition and management succession (OTMS) than they actually are, according to a survey by the ACEC Research Institute and FMI Capital Advisors.

April 27, 2020
ACEC Macro-Economic Update: Federal Deficit Forecast | Oil Market Mayhem

ACEC's Erin McLaughlin reports on the Congressional Budget Office's economic forecast and the unprecedented volatility in the oil market.

April 27, 2020
AASHTO Reporting on How State DOTs Are Feeling The Budgetary Impact of COVID-19

AASHTO reports that steep reductions in motor vehicle travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic are adversely affecting state department of transportation budgets – to the point where some agencies are laying off workers and shelving planned transportation projects.

April 23, 2020
Architecture Firm Billings Plummet Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Billings at architecture firms plummeted in March as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) fell by 20.1 points to a score of 33.3 (a score over 50 indicates increasing billings, a score below 50 indicates declining billings).

April 20, 2020
ACEC Macro-Economic Update, Week Ending April 18, 2020

ACEC Vice President Private Market Resources Erin McLaughlin reports on PPP loan recipients and economists' forecasts for the U.S. and global economies.

Member Firm News
April 30, 2020

In the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Parsons Corporation is working with Battelle to operate the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination SystemTM that will disinfect N-95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in support of pandemic relief efforts across the United States.

https://www.parsons.com/2


April 22, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jacobs released a Climate Action Plan that outlines the commitments the company is making to help abate the climate crisis. 

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


April 22, 2020

Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020.

https://www.ecslimited.co


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,454,200 (April)
1,539,400 (March)

Construction Spending
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$1,346,200,000 (April)
$1,386,600,000 (March)

Dodge Momentum Index
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135.9 (April)
144.5 (March)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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289 Deals--Down 12 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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29.5 (April)
33.3 (March)

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