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ACEC Leaders to Represent America’s Engineers on Official Trade Mission to Asia

ACEC News / Engineering
November 1, 2019

ACEC Leaders to Represent America’s Engineers on Official Trade Mission to Asia

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler and Former Chair Manish Kothari will accompany Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on a business development mission to Southeast Asia next week, meeting with heads of state, ministry officials, and industry leaders during the week-long tour (November 3-8) of Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

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Listen to the Latest Engineering Influence Podcast with U.S. Representative Bruce Westerman

ACEC News / Advocacy
November 1, 2019

Listen to the Latest Engineering Influence Podcast with U.S. Representative Bruce Westerman

On the latest Latest Engineering Influence podcast, Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) discusses opportunities in mass timber, WRDA, ports and harbor deepening, and the current political situation in Congress.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
October 31, 2019

Senate Passes FY2020 Transportation Spending Bill

ACEC Senior Director of Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer discusses today's passage by the U.S. Senate of their version of the annual spending bill for transportation programs for Fiscal Year 2020.

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ACEC/MD Supports Senator Van Hollen; Urges Action on Infrastructure Funding

ACEC News / Advocacy
October 30, 2019

ACEC/MD Supports Senator Van Hollen; Urges Action on Infrastructure Funding

Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) (left) and EBA Engineering Rizwan Siddiqi discussed infrastructure funding at a fundraiser last night. Van Hollen, said Siddiqi, “assured his support but expressed his concern that although both parties agree on the policy there is no agreement on how to fund.”

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ACEC Indiana Leaders Talk Infrastructure Funding, H1B Visas with Senator Young

Advocacy / Member Organizations
October 30, 2019

ACEC Indiana Leaders Talk Infrastructure Funding, H1B Visas with Senator Young

In discussions this week with Senator Todd Young (R-IN), ACEC Indiana leaders focused on FAST Act Reauthorization, State Revolving Fund funding, and the need for H1B visas to help fill critical positions in the engineering workforce. Pictured left to right: Cash Canfield, American Structurepoint, Inc.; Rick Olson, Terracon (Earth Exploration); Michael Rowe, United Consulting; Senator Young; Chris Gale, HNTB; Tim Miller, HNTB; and Drew Bender, VS Engineering, Inc.

 

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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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