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Rep. Dina Titus Discusses Prospects for Infrastructure Legislation on Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 21, 2020

Rep. Dina Titus Discusses Prospects for Infrastructure Legislation on Engineering Influence Podcast

Engineering Influence sat down with Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) at the Moving America Forward presidential candidate forum on infrastructure in Las Vegas this week to discuss the current infrastructure proposal in the House, prospects for congressional action on FAST Act reauthorization, and what the candidates for the White House should say about infrastructure investment.

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Oregon E-Week Luncheon Program Attracts 600

Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 20, 2020

Oregon E-Week Luncheon Program Attracts 600

The 56th Annual Engineers Week High School program held in Portland, Oregon on Tuesday attracted 600 students and engineers (360 students + 240 engineers).  The popular event was sold out with a waiting list of 70.

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More than 160 attend ACEC Ohio-sponsored E-Week Luncheon

Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 20, 2020

More than 160 attend ACEC Ohio-sponsored E-Week Luncheon

ACEC Ohio’s Central Chapter sponsored the Central Ohio Engineers Week Luncheon onThursday, which was also hosted by the American Society of Civil Engineers Central Ohio Section.

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DiscoverE's Sahr Highlights Engineers Week's Wide Reach on Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Engineers Week
February 20, 2020

DiscoverE's Sahr Highlights Engineers Week's Wide Reach on Engineering Influence Podcast

Celebrating National Engineers Week, ACEC Director of Member Communications Alan Crockett talks with Thea Sahr of DiscoverE, which organizes the event, on the latest Engineering Influence podcast. Sahr, who is DiscoverE's director of communications and programs, talks about the activities happening across the country and how eWeek has grown into a year-long celebration of engineering.

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HDR Video Highlights Students’ Views on STEM Careers During Engineering Week

Engineers Week / Member Firms
February 19, 2020

HDR Video Highlights Students’ Views on STEM Careers During Engineering Week

HDR held a roundtable discussion with 65 STEM students in Omaha last Fall to talk about STEM careers. For Engineer’s Week, the firm is showing a video based on the event.

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Member Firm News
February 21, 2020

Semco Maritime and ISC Consulting Engineers, based in Denmark, along with WSP USA based in the U.S. have announced a partnership that will combine Semco Maritime and ISC’s offshore wind farm and substation engineering and construction experience with WSP’s expertise in U.S. offshore wind permitting and engineering.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


February 7, 2020

Terracon is excited to announce its acquisition of Skelly and Loy (S&L), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa. S&L is a privately held environmental consulting and engineering services company, with more than 50 years serving public- and private-sector clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.

https://www.prnewswire.co


February 4, 2020

AECOM announced today that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the sixth consecutive year.

https://www.aecom.com/pre


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