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ACEC News / Convention
May 17, 2019

Guest Post: UBER IN or UBER OUT?

2018-19 ACEC/Florida President Rick Baldocchi, vice president of Avcon, Inc. in Orlando, recounts how the recent ACEC Annual Convention stimulated his thinking about the impact of technology on the engineering industry and the American economy.

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ACEC's Darr Participates in Infrastructure Week Panel Discussion on Outlook for Legislation

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 16, 2019

ACEC's Darr Participates in Infrastructure Week Panel Discussion on Outlook for Legislation

As a part of Infrastructure Week, ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr participated in a panel discussion hosted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association on the outlook in Washington for getting an infrastructure bill passed by Congress.

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ACEC Hosts Reception for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at ACEC Convention

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 15, 2019

ACEC Hosts Reception for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at ACEC Convention

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) discussed the Senate agenda and prospects for an infrastructure package during a reception at the 2019 ACEC Annual Convention in Washington, D.C.
 

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ACEC News
May 14, 2019

Guest Post: GZA's Ernest Hanna Provides an Update on Reliance Letters

Ernest Hanna, a senior principal at GZA in Philadelphia, discusses GeoProfessional Coalition’s plans to draft a model Reliance Letter for geotechnical projects.

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American Bar Association Panel Highlights ACEC Tax Reform Advocacy Efforts

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 14, 2019

American Bar Association Panel Highlights ACEC Tax Reform Advocacy Efforts

During a recent American Bar Association panel discussion on the Section 199A 20 percent passthrough tax deduction in the 2017 Tax Reform Law, the presenter asked rhetorically why engineering and architecture are eligible for the deduction while consulting services are not, and then offered the likely answer.

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Member Firm News
June 15, 2021

How and where we access health care is changing rapidly due to the pressures COVID-19 has brought to bear on our health services globally.  One of the changes has been in health facility design, according to  Jacobs’ Director of Health Infrastructure Matthew Holmes and Healthcare Architect and Physician Dr. Diana Anderson.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


June 15, 2021

A Roadmap to NetZero, part of Black & Veatch’s Hydrogen 2021 program, presents a technology agnostic guide to strategic decarbonization road mapping

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


June 8, 2021

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced the acquisition of Edmonds Engineering. The 75+ person firm has five locations with offices in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, with its headquarters located in Birmingham, Alabama.

https://www.dewberry.com/


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