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ACEC International Committee to meet with OPIC/DFC, Colombian Ambassador on Western Hemisphere Infrastructure

ACEC News / Infrastructure
February 4, 2020

ACEC International Committee to meet with OPIC/DFC, Colombian Ambassador on Western Hemisphere Infrastructure

ACEC’s International Committee will meet with U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC) staff and the Ambassador and officials from Colombia on Wednesday, February 26 at ACEC Headquarters.

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ACEC/Michigan Leaders Discuss PVC, Other Issues with U.S. Representative Stevens

Advocacy / Member Organizations
February 4, 2020

ACEC/Michigan Leaders Discuss PVC, Other Issues with U.S. Representative Stevens

ACEC/Michigan leaders met with U.S. Representative Haley Stevens (D-MI) last week. "It was a great meeting," said ACEC MI Executive Director Ron Brenke. "We covered a ton of issues and we were impressed with how prepared she was." One of the key issues was proposed federal legislation regulating material selections on local infrastructure projects. Picutred from left to right: Jessica Katers, OHM Advisors; John Hiltz, OHM Advisors; ACEC MI Executive Director Ron Brenke; Congresswoman Haley Stevens, ACEC MI President Steve Gravlin, Michael Baker International; Mark Kramer, SME; and ACEC MI President-Elect Jack Wheatley, ROWE PSC.

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ACEC's Darr Urges Congress to Let Engineers Make Engineering Decisions on Local Infrastructure Projects

Advocacy / Infrastructure
February 3, 2020

ACEC's Darr Urges Congress to Let Engineers Make Engineering Decisions on Local Infrastructure Projects

ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr argued against federal material preference legislation in a letter published in The Hill Blog last week.

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U.S. Representative Bustos Discusses Workforce Development on Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 3, 2020

U.S. Representative Bustos Discusses Workforce Development on Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) discusses the newly announced House blueprint on Infrastructure, the importance of investing in rural America, and her focus on workforce development and economic development.  

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FOX News’ Chris Wallace Heads Stellar Speaker Lineup at ACEC Convention

Convention
January 30, 2020

FOX News’ Chris Wallace Heads Stellar Speaker Lineup at ACEC Convention

FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace will offer his insights on the 2020 elections and the impact on our country going forward in his keynote address at the 2020 ACEC Annual Convention & Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., April 26-29.

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Member Firm News
April 30, 2020

In the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Parsons Corporation is working with Battelle to operate the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination SystemTM that will disinfect N-95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in support of pandemic relief efforts across the United States.

https://www.parsons.com/2


April 22, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jacobs released a Climate Action Plan that outlines the commitments the company is making to help abate the climate crisis. 

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


April 22, 2020

Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020.

https://www.ecslimited.co


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