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ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Leads Panel at FIDIC Conference

ACEC News / Industry News
September 12, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Leads Panel at FIDIC Conference

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr led an expert panel on “Integrity Challenges Associated with Technological Innovation” at the annual International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) International infrastructure Conference in Mexico City this week.

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Engineering Influence Podcast Focuses on Importance of Dynamic STEM Education

Industry News
September 12, 2019

Engineering Influence Podcast Focuses on Importance of Dynamic STEM Education

In the latest ACEC Engineering Influence podcast from the annual FIDIC International Infrastructure Convention in Mexico City, ACEC Director of Strategic Communications Jeff Urbanchuk sits down with FIDIC Board Member Aisha Nadar to discuss the importance of dynamic STEM education.

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Online Class Tomorrow ! What Are Your Risks When Employees Bring Firearms into the Workplace

ACEC News / Education
September 11, 2019

Online Class Tomorrow ! What Are Your Risks When Employees Bring Firearms into the Workplace

In the September 12 online class Workplace Violence and Firearms—A Risk Management Discussion, join Greyling Managing Principal Gregg Bundschuh to review the impact of real-life cases where employees have brought firearms into the workplace, a jobsite, a parking lot, and a company vehicle.

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CDM Smith’s Bill Howard Ascends to FIDIC Presidency

ACEC News / Industry News
September 11, 2019

CDM Smith’s Bill Howard Ascends to FIDIC Presidency

Former ACEC Chair Bill Howard of CDM Smith will serve as the president of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) for the next two years.

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U.S. Cities Play Catch Up on High-Speed Rail

September 11, 2019

U.S. Cities Play Catch Up on High-Speed Rail

“THIS IS THE reinvention of train travel in America,” Patrick Goddard, a dapper Irishman and the president of Virgin Trains USA, declared in late June. The path to reinvention traveled through a nondescript platform outside Orlando International Airport, where Goddard and area luminaries had gathered for the groundbreaking of the company’s new Orlando-to-Miami route. It was made possible by 67 wealthy investors, who had collectively financed the project with $1.75 billion in private bonds.

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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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