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NEWS IN ENGINEERING Women in Civil Engineering: Growing in Clout, Gradually in Number Women are clearly making their presence felt in civil engineering, while their overall percentage in the profession advances slowly. How do women feel about where they stand in areas such as salary? How do they view progress made and yet to happen? Women in civil engineering ASCE-National Ballot In addition to 2019 President-Elect, the ASCE-National ballot will include races for Technical Region Director and for Region Directors and Governors. See who is running in your Region, and how to ensure you can cast your ballot. 2019 ASCE-National Election Submit a project for sustainable engineering award ASCE's Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Award honors great projects that inspire other sustainability applications and innovations, like 2017's winner, the Kansas City, MO, streetcar system. Enter Contest • All ASCE-National Awards by Nomination Deadlines Trump Steel Tariffs Will Make Construction, Infrastructure Projects More Expensive The proposed steel and aluminum tariffs President Donald Trump announced made domestic steel and aluminum mills very happy. But the potential shift in metal prices has many industries, including construction, expecting higher costs, and may also impact infrastructure spending across the nation. In a study released yesterday, the D.C.-based Trade Partnership, an economic consulting group, projected that 28,000 jobs would be lost in the construction industry alone due to the tariffs. Curbed.com Senate Dems Propose Tax Cut Rollback to Pay for Infrastructure: Thehill.com Ryan: 'We're not going to raise gas taxes: Thehill.com