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December 9, 2020
ACEC New Jersey Raises $18,000 Through Online Food Drive

Unable to hold its annual can sculpture competition and food drive, ACEC New Jersey held an online food drive competition among its member firms and it was a huge success. Member firms raised more than $18,000—the equivalent of 54,000 meals. Michael Baker International took home first place, raising $4,632, followed by HNTB ($3,295) and Malick & Scherer ($3,122).

July 21, 2020
ACEC Maine Executive Director Rick McCarthy Passes Away

Rick McCarthy, who had served as executive director of ACEC Maine since 2011, died on July 9. He was 56 years old.

July 9, 2020
Grassroots Lobbying in the Time of COVID-19

Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) (center), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, met with ACEC Louisiana members this week to discuss an infrastructure-based economic recovery package.

April 17, 2020
ACEC New York Develops Safety Guidance To Help Restart Design & Construction

To identify the best and safest strategies for workers, whether in the office or on a job site, ACEC New York turned to the strong volunteer leadership from member firms to develop a set of guidelines that have been delivered to Governor Cuomo and his team.

March 26, 2020
ACEC of South Carolina, State DOT, FHWA Agree to Coronavirus Safety Plan

The South Carolina Department of Transportation issued a joint workforce safety plan in collaboration with ACEC of South Carolina, FHWA, and other construction stakeholders. The plan lays out steps taken by stakeholders to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

March 26, 2020
ACEC Illinois Donates Hand Sanitizer to Medical School

ACEC Illinois donated hundreds of bottles of hand sanitizer to Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and other first responders this week. The items were delivered by Springfield Representative Tim Butler.

March 11, 2020
States Confront Universal Licensure Bills

ACEC Vice President Tax and Regulatory Affairs Katharine Mottley reports on Member Organizations' responses to universal licensure bills in their states.

March 5, 2020
ACEC Illinois’ Artl Testifies in Support of Contracting Out, QBS, Lump Sum Contracts

In his testimony before the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials on Tuesday, ACEC Illinois Executive Director Kevin Artl urged the panel to fund a robust freight and passenger rail network, but he also put in plugs for three ACEC advocacy priorities: Contracting out, QBS, and lump sum contracts.

March 4, 2020
ACEC Illinois’ Artl Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee for CREATE Program

ACEC Illinois Executive Director Kevin Artl (right) stands with U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski (D-IL), who chairs the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. Artl testified before the subcommittee today urging increased federal investment in the CREATE program in Northern Illinois. A first-of-its-kind partnership among the U.S. DOT, State of Illinois, Cook County, City of Chicago, Metra, Amtrak, and the nation's freight railroads, CREATE seeks to reduce train and auto delays throughout the Chicago area by building dozens of new roadway and rail overpasses and underpasses, upgrading tracks, switches, and signal systems, and improving grade crossings throughout the region.

February 26, 2020
ACEC Indiana Members Go Back to School for E-Week

ACEC Indiana members Karen Loftus of Loftus Engineering and Trent Newport of CrossRoad Engineers celebrate National Engineers Week by briefing students on engineering at Center Grove High School in Greenwood, IN.

 

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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