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ACEC to Stream Infrastructure Forum on Sunday, February 16, on ACEC Website. Be Sure to Tune In!

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 14, 2020

ACEC to Stream Infrastructure Forum on Sunday, February 16, on ACEC Website. Be Sure to Tune In!

As a member of the host committee for the Moving America Forward: A Presidential Candidate Forum on Infrastructure, Jobs, and Building a Better America, ACEC will stream the broadcast on our homepage starting at 5:00 ET on Sunday, February 16.

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ACEC FAPA Committee Meets with USACE, GSA on Key Procurement Issues

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 14, 2020

ACEC FAPA Committee Meets with USACE, GSA on Key Procurement Issues

ACEC Director Procurement Advocacy and International Affairs Dan Hilton reports on the Winter Meeting of the Council's Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy (FAPA) Committee

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ACEC News / Advocacy
February 14, 2020

Law Banning Telecommunications Products from Five Chinese Manufacturers to Take Effect this August

As GSA stated in its briefing to the Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy Committee, “No matter what your company makes or sells, come August 13, 2020, any technology your company uses must be checked to ensure that it does not include banned components.”

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February 19 Online Class Details True Impact of Dishonest Employee and Honest Firm Response

ACEC News / Education
February 13, 2020

February 19 Online Class Details True Impact of Dishonest Employee and Honest Firm Response

In the February 19 online class Hard Conversations—An Ethics Case Study in the Destructive Power of Conflict Avoidance and the Redemptive Power of Honesty, Michael Yost and Aaron Mann of Terracon share an actual incident and response to demonstrate how conflict avoidance can damage the trust placed in your organization—and how transparent honesty can rebuild it.

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ACEC News / Business Management
February 13, 2020

Update on IRS Rules for Meals and Entertainment

Beginning in 2018, no deduction was allowed for entertaining clients, employees or referral sources. Most business meals remain 50 percent deductible. One often overlooked exception is office-wide parties or picnics for employees, which are 100 percent deductible. Confused? Don't be. We asked Michael Baker of Moses Dent to break down the rules.

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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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