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Black & Veatch’s Management Consulting to Address Top Utility Concerns Through New Hires

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

As electric, oil and gas, and water industries and their customers grapple with changing economics, technology, and policy, Black & Veatch’s Management Consulting business is adding five executives to broaden its services to the evolving resource sector. 

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Community Air Mobility Initiative Launches

Publish date:   |   Location Seattle, Washington

The Community Air Mobility Initiative (CAMI) announces its launch with the support of its founding members. CAMI is a new nonprofit industry association, featuring electrified transportation market leader Black & Veatch as a founding member, dedicated to providing communities and the decision makers that support them with the information and tools that will be vital to the successful integration of aviation into our daily transportation options.

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Philippines’ first supercritical power plant expands grid capacity, ensures stable, cost-effective power supply

Publish date:   |   Location Singapore

Manila, The Philippines (29 October 2019) – The Philippines is enhancing its infrastructure resilience in anticipation of rapidly escalating energy demands, driven by strong economic and population growth.

The San Buenaventura Power Ltd. Co. (SBPL) Power Plant is one of the core infrastructure projects reflecting the Philippines’ planning and foresight.

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Black & Veatch prepares first cohort for public spotlight at Demo Day

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas Seven innovative businesses that make up the first cohort of the Black & Veatch IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator are preparing to take their business models public in three weeks. And you can be there to get a peek at the future. Read more

Black & Veatch celebrates 20 years of employee ownership

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas Thousands of Black & Veatch professionals across the company’s global operations are marking the 20th anniversary of its shift to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – a major milestone in the company’s commitment to connecting its bottom-line performance to the satisfaction and success of its workforce. The celebration also coincides with National Employee Ownership Month in the United States, which highlights the benefits of employee ownership. Read more

Indonesia adds value to mining industry, invests in downstream processing facilities

Publish date:   |   Location Jakarta, Indonesia

Creating mining and minerals processing infrastructure to increase Indonesia’s mineral value while strengthening downstream processing capabilities has been at the core of the Indonesian mining authority and mineral export laws since 2009. PT Borneo Alumina Indonesia has appointed a Black & Veatch-led Project Management Consortium (PMC) to develop one such processing facility, the first of its kind in Indonesia. Black & Veatch provides engineering solutions to power sector clients in Indonesia through PT Bina Viktori Indonesia (PT BVI).

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Addressing the leakage imperative: Black & Veatch responds with new hire to lead digital transformation of leakage management services

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill Surrey, United Kingdom

Water companies in England and Wales have to deliver, on average, a 17 per cent cut in leakage by 2025. Current levels of leakage, 3.16 billion litres per day in 2018/19, are deemed unacceptable by Ofwat. Black & Veatch has created a new role: Leakage Services Manager, and appointed Stuart White, to help water companies meet the regulator’s expectations. Read more

Anglian Water commissions Black & Veatch to create one of the world’s first water utility digital twins

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill Surrey, United Kingdom

One of the world’s first water utility digital twins will be created for Anglian Water by Black & Veatch. The utility’s ‘future water company, today,’ initiative uses the Newmarket region of its operating area as a proving ground for innovations promising the greatest benefits. As part of this Black & Veatch is creating a digital representation of the region’s water treatment and distribution infrastructure and embedding Hybrid Adaptive Real-time Virtual Intelligence (HARVI), an artificial intelligence (AI) provided by its strategic partner EMAGIN, into the digital twin. Read more

Diode Ventures and Alma Global Infrastructure are partnering to finance and develop energy projects worldwide

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company, announced its partnership with Alma Global Infrastructure to execute on an investment strategy that focuses on energy and infrastructure projects that generate attractive risk-adjusted returns primarily through investments in assets located across Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) countries. The initial plan for the partnership is to support a pipeline of $200 million in investments in renewable and clean energy projects.

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Singapore’s Advanced Wastewater Treatment Process, Digital Capabilities Win Engineering Award

Publish date:   |   Location Singapore

The Integrated Validation Plant (IVP) at Ulu Pandan is the winner of the Engineering Project Category, for the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2019. The IVP is a testament to Singapore’s foresight to integrate advance wastewater treatment technologies with digital capabilities to minimize risks posed by extreme weather while enhancing water sustainability.

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Atonix Digital introduces the first purpose-built Asset Performance Management solution for Wastewater Treatment facilities

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Today, Atonix Digital – a subsidiary of Black & Veatch focused on data-driven software applications – announces its new Wastewater Treatment Solution. The solution is geared to help facility operators identify previously undetectable changes in systems performance and unlock new opportunities to control costs, manage risk and improve service.

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Black & Veatch Adds Leadership Hires to Meet Evolving Construction Demands

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Rapid changes sweeping across the power generation, water infrastructure, federal and telecommunications sectors have clients aggressively seeking trusted partners who can deliver construction projects of all scales safely, on time and on budget. To meet these evolving demands, Black & Veatch, a leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction services, announced today that it has made two key hires within its newly formed Black & Veatch (B&V) Construction group.

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Diversity and inclusion efforts earn Black & Veatch honor from Midwest Asian culture group

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

With offices in more than 100 countries on six continents, global infrastructure solutions leader Black & Veatch champions workplace diversity and inclusion (D&I) as a competitive strength and simply the right thing to do. And again, the 104-year-old engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) giant is being honored for that commitment. Read more

Sustainability, clean technology is focus of first Black & Veatch Cleantech Accelerator cohort

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator. Read more

National research effort focuses on side stream phosphorus removal and recovery technology

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas As phosphorus limits permitted in wastewater effluent shrink to protect drinking water sources, a nationwide research effort headed by Black & Veatch has started work to advance implementation of a leading-edge treatment technology for phosphorus removal and recovery. Read more

Diode Ventures and Tenebris Fiber agree to Co-Develop Long-Haul Dark Fiber Route in Virginia

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Diode Ventures, a global turnkey asset development company, and Tenebris Fiber, a dark fiber provider in Virginia, have agreed to co-develop an approximate 630-mile network from Virginia Beach, VA to Ashburn, VA to offer dark fiber services in Virginia. The network will connect the VA Beach Landing Station to public and private data centers and network operators situated along the world’s most highly trafficked Internet route.

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Black & Veatch: Electric Industry Must Adapt, Embrace the Concept of ‘New Energy’

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Electric utilities are navigating one of the industry’s most dynamic times across diverse geographies and stakeholders, presented with a mix of opportunities as they work to meet changing customer demands along with the need to deliver reliable, resilient power, Black & Veatch’s new 2019 Strategic Directions: Electric Report finds.

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Appointment of new Business Development lead signals continued growth of Black & Veatch’s renewable energy business in Europe

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill Surrey, UK

The United Kingdom has made the fastest transition to decarbonisation, while Europe has led the world in installed renewable energy capacity during the last decade – according to the World Economic Forum. To support this drive for sustainable energy infrastructure, Black & Veatch has appointed Denis Buckley as Business Development Manager Renewables, Europe.

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Black & Veatch appoints dynamic industry veterans to Power business leadership team

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Following the announcement of Black & Veatch’s global Power business restructuring in July, the company today announced the completion of its global Power leadership team. The appointments strengthen the company’s full portfolio of engineering services to full turnkey EPC solutions as clients address the rapidly evolving Power market landscape. 

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Black & Veatch: Insightful charging infrastructure planning critical to enabling cost-effective electric fleets

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Driven largely by economics, rising air pollution from vehicle emissions and new advances in technology, transportation is transforming and becoming more sustainable, competitive and innovative. U.S. sales of passenger electric vehicles have soared in the last decade. Now, as automakers prepare for mass production of a new line-up of medium- and heavy-duty electric vans, buses, delivery trucks and semi’s, smart fleet and sustainability managers are taking notice.

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