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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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  • PDCA of SC Bi-annual Seminar Scheduled for March in Charleston

    The Pile Driving Contractors Association of South Carolina (PDCA of SC) is holding their bi-annual Driven Pile Technical Seminar on March 31, 2016 on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, SC. This one-day technical seminar is for the benefit of contractors, structural and geotechnical engineers, architects, and owners. Engineers will receive 5 to 6 […]

  • 2016 ACEC-SC/SCSPE Winter Meeting

    Attend the 9th Annual ACEC-SC/SCSPE Winter Meeting February 17, 2016 at Seawell’s in Columbia, SC. SCSPE and ACEC-SC have partnered to sponsor this informative program in an effort to meet the continuing education needs of its members. This program offers concurrent sessions from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Attendees can acquire up to 6 PDH’s […]

  • 18th Annual ACEC-SC/SCDOT Annual Meeting Presentations

    The South Carolina Department of Transportation and the American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina established a partnering Committee in 1997 to provide a forum for improving the coordination and understanding between SCDOT and the Consulting Community as it relates to the design and construction of transportation projects. This partnering committee utilizes both the […]

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  • HDR Foundation Helps Spread STEM Education across South Carolina

    The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Math is home to 277 high school students. Literally. The publicly funded residential school is open to academically gifted juniors and seniors from across the state. Not long ago, Lee Tupper, highway EIT in HDR’s Columbia, South Carolina, office, was one of those students. Now, he’s the […]

  • Williams Named Given Regional Vice President Award

    Melvin Williams, vice president of S&ME Inc. and board member with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Charleston Post, was named recipient of the Regional Vice President Award for leadership and service to the society’s Charleston post.  The award is the highest award given in any particular SAME region.

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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.

Contact Your Legislator


  • Legislators need to hear from you, as a highway user as well as a professional, the need for additional funds to fix our roads. There are more than a dozen bills already introduced to secure more funds for the highway system.

  • This bill will be introduced soon in both the House and Senate. Many of the changes make the current law conform more to the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) model law.


  • There are two bills in the General Assembly to enact a false claims law which is potentially harmful to businesses; it creates an incentive for lawsuits to target companies that do business with the government. Engineers and architects do not support this legislation. Bill S.73

  • In previous legislative years, legislation requiring the licensure of interior designers has been introduced.

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