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December 3, 2020
Black & Veatch Power President Mario Azar Discusses Firm’s Decision to Decarbonize

On October 29, Black & Veatch announced that it will decarbonize its project portfolio, no longer participating in any future coal-based power design and construction. ACEC spoke with Mario Azar, president of Black & Veatch’s power business to discuss the reasons behind the firm decision and the future implications.

December 2, 2020
Copperhill Watershed Restoration Project Wins 2021 EEA Grand Conceptor Award

Barge Design Solutions’ Copperhill Watershed Restoration Project in Ducktown, Tenn. has won the 2020 “Grand Conceptor” Award as the year’s outstanding engineering achievement, in the 53rd Annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA).

November 19, 2020
Eningeering Influence Podcast Highlights EEA Award-Winning ABC Superstructure Replacement Project.

The team from the Weekend ABC Superstructure Replacement Project in Northern Virginia, which received an Honor Award in the national  2020 Engineering Excellence Awards program, visited the Engineering Influence podcast this week to discuss the details of their impressive engineering feat.

July 9, 2020
FIDIC Appoints Manish Kothari as Chair of International Financial Institutions Committee

ACEC Chair-Emeritus Manish Kothari, President and CEO of Sheladia Associates, has been appointed chair of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers’ (FIDIC) newly created International Financial Institutions Committee. 

May 11, 2020
Former ACEC Vice Chair White Passes Away

The ACEC community mourns the loss of Herbert “Kenneth” White who passed away last Friday. White was a past president and national director of the Consulting Engineers Council of Alabama and a strong voice for MO engagement in ACEC National.

April 20, 2020
PPP, Staff Management Dominate Medium-Sized Firm COVID-19 Roundtables

ACEC hosted two virtual roundtables on the COVID-19 pandemic for medium-sized member firms (51-200 staff) on April 17.

April 20, 2020
Small Firm Roundtables Focus on PPP, Keeping Up Staff Morale

On April 15, ACEC hosted two virtual roundtables for small firms (Fewer than 50 employees) dealing with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 20, 2020
Langan CEO Dave Gockel Discusses Preparing NYC Harbor for Hospital Ship, Firm's Response to COVID-19,

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Langan CEO Dave Gockel discusses his firm's work to prepare New York harbor for the arrival of the USNS Comfort  and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

April 9, 2020
Burns & McDonnell Foundation Donates $1.5 Million to Fight Coronavirus

The Burns & McDonnell Foundation has donated $1.5 million to the United Way's COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund.

April 7, 2020
B&V's Goldwasser Discusses How His Firm is Adapting to COVID-19 on the Engineering Influence Podcast

Sean Goldwasser, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Black & Veatch's Water Business in North America, joined the Engineering Influence podcast to discuss how the firm is adapting to the challenges of conducting business in the age of COVID-19.

Member Firm News
November 30, 2020

Thornton Tomasetti announced the launch of T2D2, a software as a service (SaaS) platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) – computer vision powered by deep learning – to identify and assess damage and deterioration to building envelopes and structures through images. 

https://www.thorntontomas


November 24, 2020

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. today announced its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 2, 2020.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


November 20, 2020

Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded a Tetra Tech-led joint venture a five-year, single-award contract, valued up to $50 million, to increase resilience and reduce the costs of recovery efforts in disaster-stricken communities.

https://investor.tetratec


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,504,100 (October)
1,500,100 (September)

Construction Spending
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$1,414,000,000 (September)
$1,410,400,000 (August)

Dodge Momentum Index
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127.5 (October)
129.8 (September)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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299 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.5 (October)
47.0 (September)

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