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Got an Infrastructure Question for the Democratic Candidates? Send it in by Thursday to be Included in ACEC-Hosted Forum

ACEC News / Infrastructure
February 11, 2020

Got an Infrastructure Question for the Democratic Candidates? Send it in by Thursday to be Included in ACEC-Hosted Forum

ACEC has partnered with a diverse group of industry stakeholders to host a first-of-its-kind presidential candidate forum focused solely on the issue of infrastructure. The forum will be moderated by reporters and editors at The Wall Street Journal who will ask questions collected by members of the host committee. This provides ACEC and our diverse membership a unique opportunity to have our industry's voice heard by the leading candidates for the presidency.

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Engineering / Member Firms
February 10, 2020

Smart Cities: What Really Makes Them Smart?

Recently, I had the pleasure of taking part in the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Singapore, where leaders from around the world gathered to discuss the future of mobility. My presentation – Emerging Mobility Solutions and Smart Cities – was among many that explored vital mobility topics, from technology innovation to data management to sustainability to many others. But, by the conference’s end, one burning question had yet to be answered: What makes a smart city – smart?

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Senator Amy Klobuchar and Mayor Pete Buttigieg Confirm Participation in Candidates’ Infrastructure Forum

ACEC News / Infrastructure
February 10, 2020

Senator Amy Klobuchar and Mayor Pete Buttigieg Confirm Participation in Candidates’ Infrastructure Forum

Senator Amy Klobuchar and Mayor Pete Buttigieg have confirmed their participation in the Moving America Forward: A Presidential Candidate Forum on Infrastructure, Jobs, and Building a Better America. at the University of Las Vegas on Sunday, February 16.  ACEC is part of the host committee for the forum.

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Register Now For the 2020 Coalition Winter Member Meeting, New Orleans, 2/27-2/28

ACEC News / Education
February 7, 2020

Register Now For the 2020 Coalition Winter Member Meeting, New Orleans, 2/27-2/28

The 2020 Coalition Winter Member Meeting will feature sessions on coordinating designs, project teams and specifications.

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Former ACEC Chair Pecori Testifies to Congress on Permit Delays, Lump Sum Contracting

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 7, 2020

Former ACEC Chair Pecori Testifies to Congress on Permit Delays, Lump Sum Contracting

Sergio “Satch” Pecori, CEO of Hanson Professional Services and 2017-2018 ACEC Chair, (right) testified before the House Subcommittee on Highways & Transit on Thursday, calling for more efficient agency management and decision-making, and increased utilization of lump sum contracting by federal, state, and local agencies.

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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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