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July 2, 2020
Engineering Influence Podcast Features Conversation with Futurist Chris Luebkeman

Chris Luebkeman, who leads the Strategic Foresight Hub in the Office of the President at ETH Zurich and participated in the recent ACEC Research Institute expert panel on how technology advances will impact engineering, joins the Engineering Influence podcast to discuss the future of the engineering industry.

June 26, 2020
ACEC Research Institute Roundtable Forecasts Substantial Changes to Building Design

In the ACEC Research Institute’s second expert roundtable looking at the Post-COVID-19 engineering industry, the panelists discussed The Buildings We Live and Work In, forecasting that the pandemic will force substantial retrofitting of existing buildings and significant  design changes to new buildings to enhance post-pandemic safety and comfort for occupants.

June 19, 2020
ACEC Research Institute Roundtable Experts Optimistic About Impact of Technology on Engineering

A roundtable of engineering futurists said Thursday the industry’s future will require more engineers, be more decentralized, and see an enhanced appreciation of infrastructure as a key component to the nation’s quality of life.

June 12, 2020
Looking to the Future: Research Institute Roundtable on Technology in Engineering

ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr extends an invitation to the first of the ACEC Research Institute's three expert roundtables on the Post-COVID-19 future of the engineering industry.

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 28, 2020
ACEC Research Institute to Host Expert Roundtables on Post-COVID-19 Engineering Industry

The ACEC Research Institute will host three virtual expert roundtables over the coming two months exploring the post-COVID-19 engineering industry and the challenges and opportunities for engineering firms.

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 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.

April 6, 2020
Macro-Economic Update, Week Ending April 4, 2020:B

In her weekly macroeconomic report, ACEC's Erin McLaughlin looks at the impact of recent unemployment numbers and multitude of possibilities for economic recovery.
 

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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