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December 21, 2020
ACEC Podcast Features 2020 EEA Grand Conceptor Winners

The Engineering Influence podcast welcomed Barge Design Solutions' SVP and Director of Site Solutions Carrie Stokes and Senior Geologist and Senior Project Manager Tom McComb to talk about their work on the Cooperhill Watershed Restoration Project in Ducktown, Tenn., which won the 2020 EEA Grand Conceptor Award as the the year’s outstanding engineering achievement.

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.

Member Firm News
January 12, 2021

As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

https://www.bv.com/news/b


January 8, 2021

HDR is serving as owner’s engineer for Invenergy’s recently announced Samson Solar Energy Center, the largest solar project in U.S. history. Located in northeastern Texas, Samson Solar Energy Center is designed to produce 1,310 megawatts of power. 

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


December 21, 2020

Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire KTA, an engineering firm with core expertise in mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, commissioning, third party plan review, and lighting design.

https://www.acec.org/defa


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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