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ACEC’s Simpler, Kothari Promote U.S. Engineering Industry at Asian Summit

ACEC News / Engineering
November 5, 2019

ACEC’s Simpler, Kothari Promote U.S. Engineering Industry at Asian Summit

On their trade mission with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Southeast Asia, ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler and former Chair Manish Kothari took part yesterday in the annual Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Bangkok, Thailand.

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ACEC Leaders to Represent America’s Engineers on Official Trade Mission to Asia

ACEC News / Engineering
November 1, 2019

ACEC Leaders to Represent America’s Engineers on Official Trade Mission to Asia

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler and Former Chair Manish Kothari will accompany Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on a business development mission to Southeast Asia next week, meeting with heads of state, ministry officials, and industry leaders during the week-long tour (November 3-8) of Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

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Listen to the Latest Engineering Influence Podcast with U.S. Representative Bruce Westerman

ACEC News / Advocacy
November 1, 2019

Listen to the Latest Engineering Influence Podcast with U.S. Representative Bruce Westerman

On the latest Latest Engineering Influence podcast, Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) discusses opportunities in mass timber, WRDA, ports and harbor deepening, and the current political situation in Congress.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
October 31, 2019

Senate Passes FY2020 Transportation Spending Bill

ACEC Senior Director of Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer discusses today's passage by the U.S. Senate of their version of the annual spending bill for transportation programs for Fiscal Year 2020.

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ACEC/MD Supports Senator Van Hollen; Urges Action on Infrastructure Funding

ACEC News / Advocacy
October 30, 2019

ACEC/MD Supports Senator Van Hollen; Urges Action on Infrastructure Funding

Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) (left) and EBA Engineering Rizwan Siddiqi discussed infrastructure funding at a fundraiser last night. Van Hollen, said Siddiqi, “assured his support but expressed his concern that although both parties agree on the policy there is no agreement on how to fund.”

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

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


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


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