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Earlier this week, the American Council of Engineering Companies released its latest Private Industry Brief, which includes a mid-year economic update with data and insights about the current state and future prospects of the U.S economy and the engineering industry.

ACEC Vice President of Private Market Resources Erin McLaughlin, who…


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Often considered a recession-proof sector, health care is poised to be a steady market over the next few years, and will include additional opportunities coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic as clients plan for operational, behavioral, and physical changes to facilities. The $46 billion annual design and…


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Employee burnout and disengagement has been accelerating in recent years. As the pace of work has increased and bottom-line pressures have grown, the demands on workers have taken their toll. …


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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) held the Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit from May 17–20, 2021. The summit is part of an initiative aimed at working with public and private organizations to make buildings more energy efficient. The leadership symposium included sector-specific discussions on commercial, industrial, education, local government…


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With the Biden Administration promoting policies to create a carbon-free energy sector by 2035 and net-zero emissions economy-wide by 2050,

the ACEC Research Institute recently gathered four experts on energy to discuss how to achieve those goals.

The Sustainability and Renewables in a Post-Pandemic World panelist — Roger Frechette III…


The ACEC Research Institute released the first-ever industry profile of the Engineering and Architectural Services sector. This landmark study measured the significant contribution engineering makes to good-paying jobs and overall economic activity. Specifically, the Engineering and Architectural Services sector directly employs more than 1.5 million Americans and supports an additional…


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. …


A panel of leaders of key industry stakeholder organizations discussed the impact of the pandemic on their members and the opportunities and challenges they expect in 2021 at the virtual 2020 ACEC Fall Conference on Friday.

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit these industries hard. Kevin Burke, President/CEO of the Airports…


A bipartisan panel of U.S. Representatives discussed the prospects for new stimulus legislation, an infrastructure package, climate change, and working across the aisle following the election and into 2021 at the virtual 2020 ACEC Fall Conference on Thursday.

Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) said “partisanship has killed any chance of passing…


The path to overcoming severe depression and discovering positive life direction has become a lifelong and nationally applauded journey for Ben Nemtin.

The Victoria, British Columbia native provided 2020 Virtual Fall Conference General Session attendees with an inspiring voyage centered on the importance of defining then pursing life dreams while…

American Council of Engineering Companies

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the business association of the nation’s engineering industry.

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