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ACEC Research Institute Panel Urges Embracing “New Infrastructure Playbook” Guidelines; More Local Autonomy in Infrastructure Funding

Washington, D.C. – A panel of national infrastructure funding experts urged incorporation of new strategies outlined in “America’s New Playbook for Infrastructure” which implores for a fundamental shift away from…

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More U.S. Engineering Firms See Improved Finances Since COVID, But Uncertainty Grows For Future Markets, New ACEC Business Impact Survey Shows

Washington, D.C. – Despite the challenging economy, an increasing majority of U.S. engineering firm leaders (68%) say their firm’s finances have improved or at least remained the same since COVID-19…

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Economic Panel Predicts Slow Recovery For Many Engineering Markets After COVID-19

A roundtable of economic and policy experts said that even after a COVID–19 vaccine is discovered, it could take many engineering markets years to recover from the pandemic’s impact. “Funding…

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New ACEC Research Institute Survey Reveals More U.S. Engineering Firms See COVID-19 Related Business Growth, Record Support for PPP Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A majority of U.S. engineering firm leaders report their businesses are engaging in more COVID-19 pandemic response and are seeing other areas of their businesses outperforming today…

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ACEC Research Institute Releases Findings of COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Series

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The COVID-19 pandemic caused an unprecedented disruption in America’s economy, which extended to the engineering industry. To gauge the effect of the economic shutdown on design firms,…

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Engineering Futurists See Greater Adoption of Technology; Need For More Talent; Heightened Respect for Infrastructure

Washington, D.C. – A roundtable of engineering industry futurists said Thursday the industry’s future will require more engineers, feature new technology-based best practices, and result in an enhanced appreciation of…

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Engineering Panel Says Buildings Must Adapt for Greater New Normal Occupant Safety; Believe Significant Remote Working Here to Stay

Washington, D.C. – A roundtable of engineering industry experts said Thursday that COVID-19 will force retrofitting of existing buildings, and future building design measures to enhance post-pandemic safety and comfort…

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ACEC Expands Its Thought Leadership Capabilities with New Research Institute; Engineering Industry Trade Group to Become Premier Source for Industry Trends and Analysis

Washington, DC – The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) announced today that it is expanding its research and thought leadership capabilities with the formation of the ACEC Research Institute.…

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ACEC/FMI Ownership Transition Study Finds Gap Between Knowledge and Intent

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Engineering firm owners believe they are better prepared for ownership transition and management succession (OTMS) than they actually are, according to a survey by the ACEC Research…

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