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ACEC News / Awards
September 30, 2019

ACEC and NSPE to Honor 2019 QBS Award Winners

ACEC and the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) have selected two winners of the  2019 QBS Award.


ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Interviews Congressman Rodney Davis

ACEC News / Advocacy
September 30, 2019

ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Interviews Congressman Rodney Davis

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) shares his thoughts on the prospects of an infrastructure bill this Congress and discusses the challenges and opportunities for bipartisan compromise in the weeks ahead. 


Industry News
September 26, 2019

Digital Advocacy Expert Featured on latest Engineering Influence Podcast

Mark Bryant, considered among the most highly regarded technology experts in politics and advocacy, offers his insights on effective digital advocacy in the world of big data during ACEC’s latest Engineering Influence podcast.


DOL Finalizes Overtime Pay Rule

Industry News
September 24, 2019

DOL Finalizes Overtime Pay Rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) has finalized a new overtime pay rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The agency periodically updates the salary threshold below which employees who work more than 40 hours in a week must be paid time and a half overtime. 


Secretary Chao Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Airport Infrastructure Grants

September 24, 2019

Secretary Chao Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Airport Infrastructure Grants

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Department will award $986 million in airport infrastructure grants to 354 airports in 44 states and Puerto Rico and Micronesia. This is the fifth allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.


Member Firm News
October 18, 2021

In recognition of Climate Action Day, WSP USA has furthered its commitment to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, embodied carbon in its structural system projects by 2050 as a signatory to the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) SE 2050 Commitment Program.

October 12, 2021

Leading environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell today announces the launch of BC:Opta™, its unique approach to utility optimization for a more effective future.


October 5, 2021

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “Bowman”) (NASDAQ: BWMN), today announced the acquisition of the assets of Triangle Site Design (“Triangle”) headquartered in Raleigh, NC. Triangle, founded in 2008 and led by its founder Matt Lowder, delivers civil engineering and land planning services to clients throughout the Research Triangle area of North Carolina.


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