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Congressional Panel Optimistic About Passage of Infrastructure Bill This Year

ACEC News / Convention
April 27, 2021

Congressional Panel Optimistic About Passage of Infrastructure Bill This Year

On the Congressional Panel at the ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit, all three U.S. Representatives said they expected Congress to pass infrastructure legislation this year but differed on the scope of the package.

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Convention Keynote Speaker Chris Wallace Confident of “Massive” Infrastructure Bill Passage

ACEC News / Convention
April 26, 2021

Convention Keynote Speaker Chris Wallace Confident of “Massive” Infrastructure Bill Passage

Chris Wallace, host of FOX News Sunday, told an ACEC 2021 Virtual Annual Convention audience today that he feels “confident” in a significant infrastructure bill being passed this year by Congress

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Indiana, Tennessee,  Massachusetts, Wisconsin, and Montana Top Annual ACEC/PAC Fundraising Goals

ACEC News / Advocacy
April 26, 2021

Indiana, Tennessee, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, and Montana Top Annual ACEC/PAC Fundraising Goals

Going into the 2021 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit, ACEC Indiana, ACEC Tennessee, ACEC Massachusetts, ACEC Wisconsin, and ACEC Montana have already hit their annual ACEC/PAC fundraising targets.

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Virtual ACEC Convention Starts on Monday; Buttigieg, DeFazio, and Graves to Take Part

ACEC News / Convention
April 23, 2021

Virtual ACEC Convention Starts on Monday; Buttigieg, DeFazio, and Graves to Take Part

U.S. DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg, FOX News Anchor Chris Wallace, House T&I Committee Leaders Peter DeFazio and Sam Graves, and Senate EPW Committee Chair Tom Carper will appear at the virtual 2021 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit, which starts on Monday.

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Virtual Annual Convention Features 18 Business Education Sessions; All PDHs Available to Attendees

ACEC News / Convention
April 23, 2021

Virtual Annual Convention Features 18 Business Education Sessions; All PDHs Available to Attendees

The virtual 2021 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit features 18 business education sessions and seven Vendor Partner presentations. Convention attendees can earn all the PDHs available at the Convention by attending classes during the event, April 26-28, and streaming classes for up to 90 days after the event.

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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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