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The American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina is the only state organization devoted exclusively to the business and advocacy interests of engineering companies of South Carolina, and is comprised of member firms committed to the professional practice of engineering in every sense of the word.

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  • ACEC-SC/SC DOT Annual Meeting, December 4, 2018

    Online Registration Sponsors and Exhibitors as of 10/8/2018 Gold Sponsors Davis & Floyd HDR Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering (ICE) Vaughn & Melton Silver Sponsors CDM Smith GPI Geospatial, Inc. OLH, Inc McCormick Taylor Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. TranSystems WSP Bronze Sponsors AECOM Carolinas Concrete Pipe and Products Association Collins Engineers, Inc. ECS Southeast, LLP Edwards-Pitman […]

  • Volunteers May Be Needed for Hurricane Florence

    Governor McMaster declared South Carolina a state of emergency due to the potential impact from Hurricane Florence.  The storm continues to shift towards South Carolina, but the exact path is still uncertain. LTC Marguerite McClam, P.E. FNSPE the SC State Guard Engineering Detachment is currently accepting volunteers for the SC State Guard. If this is […]


    This event has been cancelled. Dunes West Golf & River Club 3535 Wando Plantation Way, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466 Monday, November 12, 2018 – Shotgun start at 10:30am Please fill out and return the registration form below or register online. GOLF REGISTRATION & SPONSOR FORM – click here ONLINE GOLF REGISTRATION – click here

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  • Executive Director’s Report – October 5, 2018

    Good afternoon. I hope you have all had a good week. Not much to report this week. The legislature did return on Tuesday and Wednesday to tackle the Tax Conformity Bill and address some of the gubernatorial vetoes. The revenue neutral tax conformity bill passed Wednesday afternoon and was sent to the Governor for his […]

  • Executive Director’s Report – September 28, 2018

    Good afternoon. It has been a while since my last update. I hope you all escaped Hurricane Matthew unscathed. To our members in the areas still being effected by the flood waters, we are thinking about you. The ACEC-SC Mission is to advocate, advance, and protect the business interests of engineering firms and standards of […]

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The engineering community is interested in numerous issues relating to business as well as the health, safety and welfare of our citizens. ACECSC follows many bills and issues of importance. Stay involved, contact your legislator.

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  • Though we passed H. 3516, now Act 40, we still need indexing of the motor fuel user fee. ACEC-SC along with the SC Alliance to Fix our Roads will be examining what we will do in the future for transportation funding.

  • Unfortunately, The House non-concurred and this bill went to Conference Committee. The House’s interpretation of the Senate’s amended language is being called “bad for consumers” as they are interpreting it as all projects will need a design professional to sign off on the project. Our interpretation is that in the code in question, there are […]


  • Pipe Bill: H.3652, also known as the pipe bill, gives pvc piping material a preference when procuring piping material for state projects. The engineering community believes the final say of what type of piping material should be left up to the engineering designing and stamping the project. The engineering community opposes H. 3649

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