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Advanced Power Transmission Technologies Increase Capacity, Expand Distribution Network in Asia

Publish date:   |   Location Bangkok, Thailand

Asia is upgrading its power grid progressively to meet increased energy demand and expand its distribution network. Core investment areas in the region include grid reliability and renewable energy integration.

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‘NEXT Coalition’ of leading U.S. engineering and construction firms challenges industry to enhance health, safety amid COVID-19 pandemic

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced shutdowns of many global businesses, a coalition of leading critical infrastructure and construction companies has banded together to launch the “NEXT Coalition” to promote and share industry safety best practices. Black & Veatch, DPR Construction, Haskell and McCarthy Building Companies are leveraging their deep safety expertise and best practices in a campaign to ensure the well-being of crews and office team members facing complex challenges posed by the coronavirus outbreak.

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Black & Veatch Launches COVOPERATE Mobile “Boarding Pass” to Support Comprehensive Return-To-Work Programs

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

As return-to-work programs kick off across the United States, Black & Veatch announces the launch of COVOPERATE, an innovative new workforce management application powered by Field2Base that can help employers navigate the complex challenge of safely and productively restoring operations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hong Kong Systematically Expands Resource Recovery Capacity, Invests in Integrated Reuse Infrastructure

Publish date:   |   Location Hong Kong SAR

Hong Kong is improving resource efficiency, meeting resource recovery targets, while optimizing infrastructure lifecycle opportunities.

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Two Black & Veatch-managed customer care, billing system implementation projects get coveted CS Week awards

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas Black & Veatch’s Management Consulting business announced today that two client projects in Maryland and Canada were awarded coveted 2020 CS Week recognition, marking the first time the company has had two customer information system (CIS) implementations receive top honors in the same year during the yearly utility customer service conference. Read more

Black & Veatch, ENACT Systems Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance Commercial Solar in Southeast Asia

Publish date:   |   Location Bangkok, Thailand

Black & Veatch, a global provider of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, and ENACT Systems Inc., a leader in cloud-based software for the solar industry, today announced a strategic partnership designed to elevate commercial solar project management to new heights in Southeast Asia.

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Midwest health system deploys Black & Veatch’s Rapid Modular Health System to combat COVID-19

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

In an effort to further mitigate risk from the novel coronavirus to critical health-care workers and the community, a Kansas City-area health system has deployed Black & Veatch’s first portable Rapid Modular Health System (RaMHS) structure. But there’s broader potential for the RaMHS system as demand for rapid deployment, plug-and-play COVID-19 screening sites rises from workplaces or government facilities – where speed and safety are critical to restoring operations. 

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Hong Kong Identifies Biowaste Reuse Opportunities, Supports Sustainable Development

Publish date:   |   Location Hong Kong, SAR Hong Kong is increasing the recycling rate of yard waste and wood waste to promote sustainability. Hong Kong is embarking on a semi-research project to facilitate territory-wide recycling of woody waste material. The EPD has appointed Black & Veatch to be the Owner’s Engineer of Hong Kong’s first pilot plant for woody waste recycling. The pilot plant will have a capacity of 24 tonnes-per-day and will be constructed in EcoPark, Tuen Mun Read more

Black & Veatch, outside collaborators at work developing coronavirus solutions

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas Pressing to expedite solutions that soften COVID-19’s impact on communities, Black & Veatch is at work collaborating with companies, entrepreneurs and a university to find pioneering ways to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak. Read more

ENR Rankings Put Black & Veatch at the Heart of Digital Transformation

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

At its heart the world’s digital transformation relies on clean energy and the rapid, resilient transmission of data and information. Securing top four finishes in three key Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) rankings puts Black & Veatch at the center of enabling the digital society. 

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Black & Veatch’s Connected Data Real-Time Mapping Technology Keeps Projects Moving and Workers Safe

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park

Black & Veatch, a global provider of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, has developed a geospatial tracking tool to additionally safeguard field services and construction crews during the current COVID-19 global health crisis.

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Black & Veatch Expands Environmental Services to Meet Evolving Client Demands, Sustainability Goals

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch is expanding its global environmental capabilities and services as businesses respond to increasingly complex demands from regulators, shareholders and consumers. The expansion comes as companies, utilities and governments navigate a range of COVID-19 related operational challenges and a recent wave of ambitious sustainability commitments.  Meeting environmental demands and delivering on sustainability targets, however, requires new levels of innovation and expertise.

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Black & Veatch’s Power Business Announces New Leadership Hire to Help Grow the Latin American Market

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

– With growing client demand for tailored solutions balancing conventional and renewable generation sources, as well as more distributed, resilient power sources and grid infrastructure, Black & Veatch announces today that it has named Oscar Falcon as Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Power – Latin America.

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Black & Veatch’s Management Consulting Announces New Leadership for Advisory and Planning Practice

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Dynamic developments in technology, sustainability and markets are changing the energy and infrastructure landscape, leaving clients to face all the challenges – and opportunities – inherent with such rapid evolution. To meet these new client needs, Black & Veatch’s Management Consulting business has named Deepa Poduval, Senior Managing Director and Associate Vice President, to lead its Advisory and Planning practice area.

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Black & Veatch Mining Continues Growth in Chile, Announces New Leadership in the Santiago Regional Office

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Increased focus on innovation to support growth and sustainability targets across the mining industry have clients seeking new reliable solutions as they work to balance water and energy infrastructure needs in South America, one of the top regions in committed mine development spend. To meet these evolving demands, Black & Veatch, a leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction services, has named Iain Humphreys as the new Water Mining Business Line Director and head of the company’s regional office in Santiago, Chile.

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Atonix Digital, RoviSys team up to extend Asset Performance Management software’s reach

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Atonix Digital has partnered with Ohio-based RoviSys to deliver Atonix Digital’s line of asset performance management (APM) solutions powered by the ASSET360® analytics platform.

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Black & Veatch Continues to Grow its Wind Energy Business, Announces New Leadership

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Growing client demand for tailored energy solutions that balance conventional and renewable generation sources reflect the power industry’s growing use of wind power as a key part of a more balanced power generation mix. Read more

Black & Veatch’s incubator launches campaign for coronavirus solutions

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

From its prompting of citizens to socially distance themselves to its rising infection rates and economic devastation, the novel coronavirus pandemic has meant unprecedented, tragic disruption. It’s against that backdrop that a Black & Veatch initiative is leading a push to find and collaborate with startups and other innovators to expedite solutions that soften COVID-19’s impact on communities, with the hope that the future applications also extend beyond the pandemic itself.

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Desalination Plant Expansion Project Ensures Resilient, Sustainable Water Supply in Chile

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

BHP, the world’s largest mining company, recently celebrated the completion of the Escondida Water Supply Expansion (EWSE) project at its Minera Escondida mine in Chile. The expansion increases the mine's desalination capacity to the point where 100 percent of its needs can be self-supplied with desalinated water, helping to protect local groundwater resources while ensuring a more sustainable, resilient and reliable water future.

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Black & Veatch is Recipient of the 2020 SAME J.W. Morris Sustaining Member Award

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) has selected Black & Veatch for the 2020 J.W. Morris Sustaining Member Award! The J.W. Morris Sustaining Member Award is named in honor of Lt. Gen. John W. Morris, USA (Ret.). The award was first presented to a SAME Sustaining Member company (large company) in 1981. Read more

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