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  • SC Council of Engineering and Surveying Societies is Requesting Applications for Two Seats on SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

    Application Deadline October 15, 2016 Governor Nikki Haley has the opportunity to appoint two qualified Professional Engineers to the SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors beginning January 1, 2017. Each engineering and surveying member of the Registration Board must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of […]

  • Jones, McAden & Associates Receives Award from SC State Guard

    Jones, McAden & Associates was honored by the South Carolina State Guard for its management of recruiting and tracking volunteer engineers during the flood in October. Adjutant General, Robert Livingston, PE, made the award presentation at the SC Engineering Conference and Trade Show in June at the Charleston Convention Center. The certificates, called “Major General […]

  • American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina Announces New Officers and Board

    ACEC-SC elected new officers and board members at the annual meeting in June. ACEC-SC Chairman is Rick Fauteux, PE.  He is Associate Vice President and Project Engineer at HDR, Inc. in North Charleston, SC.   Prior to his election to Chair, Fauteux served as ACEC-SC Vice Chair and Secretary/Treasurer, as well as serving on the ACEC-SC/SCDOT […]

  • Fauteux Elected American Council of Engineering Companies of SC Chair

    Rick Fauteux, PE, HDR was elected Chairman of the American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina (ACEC-SC) at its annual meeting in June. Fauteux also served as ACEC-SC’s Vice Chair, Secretary/Treasurer and Board Member, and currently serves on  the ACEC-SC / SCDOT partnering Committee.  Fauteux is currently on the ACEC National Membership Committee. He […]

  • 2016 SC Engineering Conference & Trade Show

    The SC Engineering Conference & Trade show was held June 23-26, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston, SC, with a record number of 247 attendees. The mission of the SC Engineering Conference is to have “timely presentation on various engineering subjects, keynote presentations and enough PDHs to meet the […]

  • Executive Director’s Report – Adam B. Jones

    ACEC-SC had a productive 2015-2016 year.  To recap what has gone on in the 2015 -2016 fiscal year, we’ll start in July of 2015. In July 2015, ACEC-SC launched its off season lobbying effort.  This effort put lobbyists Joe and Adam Jones on the road most Wednesdays from July to January.   This was an effort […]

  • Lobbyist Report – Joe S. Jones

    2016 has been an active legislative year for the engineering profession. Since the ACEC-SC/SCSPE Winter Meeting in March, the Practice Act (S.685) has been passed by both the Senate and House and signed by the Governor. Our expectations were high when we went into this session hoping to get QBS and brokering into the law, […]

  • Engineers’ and Surveyors’ Practice Act Changes in Act 259

    Now, after four hard years of lobbying for passage of the modifications of the Engineers’ and Surveyors’ Practice Act, the Governor signed the bill into law, June 3, 2016. What does this new law do? Although the bill was quite lengthy, the actual changes to the practice of engineering and surveying are relatively few.  Much […]

  • President’s Monthly Update – ACEC President Dave Raymond

    Dear Colleagues – Hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend. Last month, ACEC made progress on several bread-and-butter issues with both House and Senate committee passage of a new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) bill, with floor action expected in June. We were also able to get language in the National Defense Authorization Act […]

  • Thanks to Sponsors & Tradeshow Exhibitors at the 2016 SC Engineering Conference & Trade Show

    On behalf of the American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina and The South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers, we would like to thank all who sponsored, exhibited and attended the SC Engineering Conference & Trade Show. Sponsors: Gold Sponsor – Belgard Hardscapes Silver Sponsor – Ramjack Bronze Sponsors: AECOM, Davis & Floyd, Inc., […]

  • Wilson Elgin Joins STV’S South Carolina Highway/Bridge Practice

    STV is pleased to announce that Wilson Elgin, a 24-year veteran of the highway and bridge industry, has joined our Columbia, SC office as Senior Roadway Engineer where he will be responsible for leading and managing transportation design projects in South Carolina, while providing quality and exceptional value to clients. Wilson has extensive experience working […]

  • Celebrate Licensure and the Profession with PEs Around the World on August 3, 2016

    On August 8, 1907, the first professional engineering license was issued to Charles Bellamy in Wyoming. Since that time, licensure has expanded and professional engineers across the U.S. have made the commitment to protect the public health, safety, and welfare. NSPE is celebrating licensed professional engineers with the first annual Professional Engineers Day on Wednesday, […]

  • Executive Director’s Report

    Joe S. Jones A lot happens at ACEC-SC in the first quarter of the new year. To recap our activities since January, ACEC-SC participated in the successful Legislative Reception sponsored by ACEC-SC, AIA-SC, ASCE-SC, Carolinas AGC, SEASC and SCSPE at the Palmetto Club in Columbia. We celebrated engineering excellence at our 30th Annual Engineering Excellence […]

  • 22nd Annual ACEC-SC Scholarship Golf Tournament

    After watching the Masters and the Heritage, who wouldn’t want to play in the 22nd Annual ACEC-SC Scholarship Golf Tournament on April 25, 2016? This is a great opportunity to get some face to face time with a client, colleague, or fellow principal in an informal setting. It also is a chance to advance the […]

  • ACEC-SC Plans next year

    ACEC-SC held its annual planning retreat at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina on March 4-5, 2016. Attendees started the day with the ACEC-SC Regional Membership Meeting followed by a Board meeting. After a short break and lunch the annual planning retreat began, led by Vice Chair Rick Fauteux, HDR, Inc. In his opening remarks […]

  • 2016 Legislative Session

    As the 11th week of the second regular session of the 121st South Carolina General Assembly comes to an end, not much has changed for the engineering community.   This is worth noting since this is the second year of a two- year session, so any bill not passed this year will have to start over […]

  • 2016 ACEC Convention and Legislative Summit

    Do not miss the 2016 Annual Convention and Legislative Summit April 17 -20, 2016 at the Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC. The ACEC Annual Convention is filled with great sessions for engineers, CEOs, CFOs, etc. ACEC-SC members that come are invited to ACEC-SC night out on Monday April 18th, where we will all go to […]

  • ACEC-SC Gives Annual Scholarship

    In an effort to fulfill ACEC-SC’s objective: “to influence future engineers to choose careers in consulting engineering,” ACEC-SC gives a $3,500.00 scholarship annually to a deserving rising junior or senior at an ABET/EAC accredited State School. Scholarship Committee Chair Randy Patrick, Michael Baker International, and ACEC-SC Board of Directors members, Kylie Page, Terracon, Kevin Shoemake, […]

  • Governor & Legislature Recognizes Engineers

    South Carolina celebrated Engineer’s Week February 21- 27, 2016 with South Carolina Engineers Day being observed on February 24, 2016. A joint resolution which was introduced in the House by Representative Kenny Bingham, PE, District 89, of American Engineering Consultants, Inc., and by Senator Shane Martin, District 13, which made February 24, 2016 South Carolina […]

  • 2016 ACEC-SC/SCSPE Winter Meeting

    ACEC-SC and SCSPE held another successful annual Winter Meeting February 17, 2016 at Seawell’s in Columbia, SC. Attendees earned up to 6 PDHs. As attendees enjoyed their breakfast, SCSPE Executive Director Adam B. Jones and ACEC-SC Chair Tom Jordan, PE, Davis & Floyd, gave members a brief update of what the groups have been doing […]

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