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October 28, 2022

ACEC Comments on Proposed Project Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects

The FAR Council published a proposed rule implementing Executive Order 14063, which requires Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) on federal construction contracts exceeding $35 million. Executive Order 14063 applies to direct federal construction contractors, not Federal-Aid (e.g. federal-aid transportation) contractors. This policy could drive up the costs of projects by the Corps of Engineers, NAVFAC, GSA and others and discourage firms from pursuing federal contracting opportunities.


October 27, 2022

ACEC's Statement on the 50th Anniversary of The Brooks Act

The American Council of Engineering Companies celebrates the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Brooks Act, which codified Qualifications-Based Selection for public works projects.


Keeping the Energy of the Fall Conference Going

October 26, 2022

Keeping the Energy of the Fall Conference Going

We’re back in Washington, DC after a record-breaking Fall Conference which just wrapped up in Colorado Springs. More than 1,000 registrants - the highest total ever joined us for our fall annual event. During three days of general sessions, meetings, and education sessions, attendees were presented with new reports from the ACEC Research Institute and insights from leading voices in business and industry.


How Member Firms Can Mitigate Inflation Impact

October 25, 2022

How Member Firms Can Mitigate Inflation Impact

William Siegel and Kevin McMahon of the McMahon | Siegel Group offered insights for a packed ACEC Fall Conference crowd on the current inflationary cycle, what architectural and engineering (A/E) firms can expect, and how to position themselves to flourish.

With over 80 years of combined experience specializing in mergers and acquisitions, Siegel and McMahon provided unique insights into the workings of today's economy and how that might affect A/E firms.


October 25, 2022

ACEC Supports Proposed Changes to U.S. DOT Rules for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

The Council filed comments in support of key updates to the U.S. Department of Transportation regulations governing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program qualifications.  Learn more...


Member Firm News
August 16, 2022

Brown and Caldwell announce Euan Finlay has been promoted from senior vice president to chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately. A senior executive with 25 years of experience, Finlay excels in leading organizations and teams to deliver excellence to clients while driving sustainable growth.


August 9, 2022

VHB welcomes Meghan Powell as Director of Transit and Rail for the Mid-Atlantic region. In this role, Powell will carve a path forward for VHB's Transit and Rail service line by strategically leading the development and implementation of its growth strategy.


August 2, 2022

Brown and Caldwell today announced Vice President Dr. Kati Bell has been appointed a fellow of the UC Irvine Water-Energy Nexus Center (WEX Center).

The WEX Center promotes fundamental and applied research at the water-energy nexus in partnership with industry. Its research focuses on all dimensions of power/energy use and efficiency in the water processing sector, including extraction, treatment, conveyance, reclamation, and reuse.




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