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First-of-its-Kind ‘Electric Island’ Public Charging Station Recognized by Fast Company’s ‘Innovation by Design’ Awards

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, KS

As the first-of-its-kind, high-capacity public charging station for medium- and heavy-duty commercial electric vehicles (EVs), “Electric Island” in Portland, Oregon, has earned honorable mention in the sustainability category of Fast Company magazine’s 2021 “Innovation by Design” awards.

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Black & Veatch Management Consulting Chosen to Help Drive SCG International’s Electric Vehicle Transition in Thailand

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, KS

A global leader in decarbonization solutions and zero-emission transportation infrastructure, Black & Veatch announces its selection as technical expert in SCG International Corp. Co.’s effort to electrify its transportation fleets. More broadly, the project seeks to be a blueprint for sweeping EV adoption and infrastructure throughout Thailand and other markets that SCG serves.

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Black & Veatch 2021 Megatrends Report Illuminates Growing Importance, Complementary Nature of Electrification, Decarbonization

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Climate change no longer is a nebulous concept, as communities around the globe experience the devastating effects of rising temperatures and increasingly extreme weather events. To address this, policymakers, corporations and other stakeholders are plotting ambitious net-zero action, helping to establish electrification and decarbonization as the overarching “megatrends” of 2021, according to a new report from global engineering and construction leader Black & Veatch and Canary Media.

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Black & Veatch’s Dr. James Barnard Honored with ‘OPAL’ Industry Award for Work in Advanced Water Pollution Control

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, KS

Black & Veatch announces that Dr. James Barnard, global process and technology leader for the company’s water business, has been honored with the American Society for Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Outstanding Projects And Leaders (OPAL) award for design. The OPAL award is bestowed upon exceptional civil engineering leaders in recognition of their lifetime achievements. The ASCE selected Barnard for his outstanding contributions to the field of design in advanced water pollution control.

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Black & Veatch Federal Services Group Wins Share of $800M USAID Worldwide Contract

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Black & Veatch announces today that it has won a share of a seven-year, $800 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract (IDIQ) for architectural, engineering and other services to support the growing global mission of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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New Black & Veatch Operating Asset Services Will Help Power Industry Confront Ongoing Challenges

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

As the power industry’s needs rapidly evolve, utilities and other energy asset owners are confronting new and persisting challenges – everything from determining how to invest in assets to addressing changing customer demands and weather extremes -- while still delivering safe, reliable and cost-effective service.

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Black & Veatch Executive Jenn Shafer Named to Influential Kansas City Region Leadership Class

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, Kansas

Jennifer “Jenn” Shafer, associate vice president and director of dispute resolution for Black & Veatch, has been named to the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City’s (CCGKC) latest “Kansas City Tomorrow” leadership class.

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Black & Veatch’s Una Nowling Wins Kansas City-Area `STEMMy’ Award for Diversity Efforts

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, Kansas

Since coming out as a transgender woman in 2012, Black & Veatch’s Una Nowling has championed efforts to educate locally and globally about gender diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in science, technology, engineering, math and medicine (STEMM). That commitment now is being recognized with one of Kansas City region’s premier awards for advocacy for women in STEMM.

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Beca and Black & Veatch Announce Collaboration to Deliver Solutions for a more Sustainable Australian Mining Industry

Publish date:   |   Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Beca & Black & Veatch (B&BV) have announced a collaboration to deliver sustainability and decarbonisation solutions, combined with a strong local presence, to service minerals and metals operations across Australia.

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Black & Veatch presenta el e-book Hidrógeno 2021: una Hoja de Ruta hacia Net Zero

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, Kansas

A medida que el mundo reconoce los crecientes impactos del cambio climático, existe una sensación de urgencia por acelerar la transición a sistemas de energía, transporte e industriales con menos emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero y lograr modos de producción y consumo más sustentables.

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Black & Veatch Providing Preliminary Design of a Major Potable Water Conveyance System in Southern Nevada

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Black & Veatch announces it has been selected by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) to perform preliminary and final design services for the Horizon Lateral, a $1.6-billion water conveyance system that will strengthen water delivery service for its customers.

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Black & Veatch: Climate Change, COVID-19 Pandemic Underscore Water Sector’s Need for Broader View of Resilience, Data Use

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, Kansas

The U.S. water industry is embracing innovation, sustainability and technology, including data, analytics and other “digital water” tools along with resource recovery processes. Combined, this continued progress helps to meet a host of challenges headlined by aging infrastructure, climate-related impacts and uncertainties from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a newly released report from Black & Veatch.

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IBM and Black & Veatch Collaborate on AI-Driven Monitoring Solutions

Publish date:   |   Location Armonk, New York and Overland Park, Kansas

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Black & Veatch today announced a collaboration to jointly market Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions, including remote monitoring technologies that combine near real-time data analytics with artificial intelligence to help customers keep equipment and assets running at peak performance and reliability.

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New Black & Veatch eBook Explores Electric Utilities’ Progress Towards Grid Modernization

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Transformation of the U.S. energy grid is underway against a backdrop of aggressive decarbonization goals even as electric utilities modernize to accommodate an influx of distributed energy resources (DER) and mitigate risks to system reliability.

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Black & Veatch guides point-of-use hydrogen production for vehicle fuel study

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Artificial Intelligence business Empati has commissioned Black & Veatch to deliver a study into the feasibility of using distributed production of green hydrogen to fuel vehicle fleets. Black & Veatch will provide an economic, logistical and technical assessment of onsite, on-demand hydrogen production’s potential as a fuel for fleet operators seeking to decarbonize.

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Black & Veatch Continues Advancing Solar Power’s March as Global Decarbonization Push Intensifies

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Continuing its ascent as part of a diversified energy portfolio in an evolving, rapidly decarbonizing power industry, the U.S. solar market has eclipsed 100 gigawatts of installed electric generating capacity, doubling the solar sector’s size since 2018, a recent report found. And Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure solutions, continues to play a key role in helping satisfy the demand.

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Black & Veatch Celebrates 60 Years of Delivering Infrastructure Solutions in Canada

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As Black & Veatch celebrates its 60th year of innovative operations in Canada, the company recognizes the more than 1,500 completed projects that span power and energy market segments, essential water management solutions, and telecommunications advancements across the country. With the milestone, the company’s experts – now at the forefront of the decarbonization and sustainability movements – see significant opportunities to accelerate Canada’s deployment of advanced infrastructure assets.

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Black & Veatch Management Consulting Launches New Cybersecurity Maturity Model Readiness Service

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To address growing cybersecurity concerns, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has introduced the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirement for federal contractors. To help federal contractors prepare for their Level 1 - 3 assessment, Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC, has achieved accreditation as a Registered Provider Organization (RPO) from the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB).

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Black & Veatch Awarded Federal Funding to Advance Direct Air Capture Technology

Publish date:   |   Location Department of Energy selects global engineering leader to participate in R&D project aimed at capturing a ground-breaking 100,000 tons of CO2 per year

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology. The global engineering leader will develop an initial engineering design of a DAC system that aims to capture 100,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the atmosphere per year – currently, no existing DAC system has this level of capacity.

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Black & Veatch Management Consulting, Copperleaf Form Strategic Alliance to Deliver Electric, Gas Grid Investment Planning Capabilities

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

As renewable energy and storage assets create increasingly complex grid infrastructure management challenges, Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC and Copperleaf® announce a new alliance that provides electric and gas utilities greater ability to manage critical infrastructure.

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