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Online Class Highlights Benefits and Pitfalls of FHwA’s “Safe Harbor” Indirect Cost Rate Policy, November 26

ACEC News / Education
November 12, 2019

Online Class Highlights Benefits and Pitfalls of FHwA’s “Safe Harbor” Indirect Cost Rate Policy, November 26

In the November 26 online class “FHWA “Safe Harbor” Indirect Cost Rate Policy: Benefits and Pitfalls for New and Small Firms” Wayne Owens and Tony Machi will discuss the FHWA guidance that allows firms that have not developed an overhead rate that complies with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) to voluntarily use a “safe harbor” indirect cost rate when contracting with DOTs on federally funded projects.

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Happy STEM/STEAM Day!

Engineering / Industry News
November 8, 2019

Happy STEM/STEAM Day!

November 8 is national STEM/STEAM Day with activities across the country designed to encourage kids and individuals of all ages to pursue their passions in the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Start promoting STEM education in your community today and continue the effort through the year. 

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Simpler, Kothari Wrap Up U.S. Commerce Department Trade Mission to Southeast Asia

ACEC News / Engineering
November 8, 2019

Simpler, Kothari Wrap Up U.S. Commerce Department Trade Mission to Southeast Asia

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (right) meets with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during the U.S. Department of Commerce trade mission to Southeast Asia this week.

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ACEC Indiana Highlights Need for Infrastructure Investment in Meeting with Congressman Pence

Advocacy / Member Organizations
November 8, 2019

ACEC Indiana Highlights Need for Infrastructure Investment in Meeting with Congressman Pence

ACEC Indiana leadership met with U.S. Representative Greg Pence (R-IN) this week to urge Congressional action on transportation and infrastructure funding. Pictured left to right: Rick Olson, Terracon (Earth Exploration); Congressman Pence; Bill Bailey, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly; Chris Gale, HTNB; and John Brand, Butler, Fairman & Seufert, Inc.

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Transportation Initiatives Perform Strongly in November 5 Elections

Advocacy / Industry News
November 7, 2019

Transportation Initiatives Perform Strongly in November 5 Elections

In the November 5 elections, almost 90 percent of state and local transportation ballot initiatives were approved, according to analysis by the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC).

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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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153.9 (November)

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310 Deals--Up 4 percent year-over-year

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