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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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'Ryuk' Malware Attacked 5 Oil and Gas Facilities, Says Report

Industry News
January 28, 2020

'Ryuk' Malware Attacked 5 Oil and Gas Facilities, Says Report

Recent "ransomware" cyber attacks on the oil and gas sector may have hit five oil and gas facilities, forcing them to revert to manual operations, cyber security firm ThreatGEN said.

Two of the victims were clients of the Sugarland, Texas-based cyber security firm, according to ThreatGEN founder and CEO Clint Bodungen. He said he has reason to believe that three other facilities were also harmed by a hacking campaign that dates back to November and uses a brand of ransomware called Ryuk.

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ACEC to Host Presidential Candidate Forum on Infrastructure in Las Vegas

ACEC News / Advocacy
January 24, 2020

ACEC to Host Presidential Candidate Forum on Infrastructure in Las Vegas

The forum, which is being organized by United for Infrastructure, will bring leading candidates for the presidency together to discuss the most important domestic policy issue of the 2020 campaign: the critical need for investment in our nation’s infrastructure. ACEC is a member of the host committee for the event.

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Incoming Chair-Elect Robin Greenleaf Talks Private Market, Strategic Plan on Podcast

ACEC News / Governance
January 24, 2020

Incoming Chair-Elect Robin Greenleaf Talks Private Market, Strategic Plan on Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Incoming Chair-Elect Robin Greenleaf of Architectural Engineers talks about the importance of the private market, the ACEC Strategic Plan, and working with Member Organizations.

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ACEC News / Awards
January 23, 2020

Nominate Outstanding Engineering Students for 2020 ACEC Scholarships; March 6 Application Deadline

Under the auspices of ACEC’s College of Fellows, the ACEC Research and Management Foundation (ACEC/RMF) will award nine general scholarships and one specialty scholarship to top engineering students in 2020.

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

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