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John Bianco joins Black & Veatch as Civil Works Program Manager

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Climate change, shifting population demographics and an increasing focus on resiliency are reshaping infrastructure initiatives across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). To better support USACE as it strives to meet these challenges, Black & Veatch today announced John Bianco has joined the company as Civil Works Program Manager.

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Asia Reassesses Energy Transition Strategies, Accelerates Digital Transformation

Publish date:   |   Location Bangkok, Thailand

Grid resilience and renewable energy integration remain core investment areas in Asia as the region continues to increase its power grid capacity to support surging energy demand created by industrialization and economic developments.

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Black & Veatch Continues Advancing the March of Solar Power Globally

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Continuing its rise as part of a diversified energy portfolio in an evolving power market, solar power accounted for nearly 40 percent of new electricity generating capacity added last year in the United States – the biggest annual share in the industry’s history, a recent report found. And Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure solutions, played a key role in helping address the demand.

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Black & Veatch CEO Commits Global EPC Company to Quest for Greater Disabilities-Related Inclusiveness

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Coinciding with this year’s 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Black & Veatch CEO Steve Edwards has joined a group’s global campaign to enlist 500 companies to make greater inclusion of special needs employees a priority.

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Black & Veatch Collaborates with Hexagon on Intelligent Tools

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas / Huntsville, Alabama

Black & Veatch, a top-ranked leader in oil and gas engineering, procurement and construction services, and Hexagon's PPM division, the leading global provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities, today announce a new technology partnership that will advance engineering design further into the digital age.

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Black & Veatch celebrates a trio of Thames Water wins

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill, United Kingdom

Black & Veatch has been awarded three new frameworks for Thames Water, the UK’s largest water utility. The new roles span the lifecycle of Thames’ water and wastewater treatment and below ground infrastructure systems: from asset and system modelling studies and developing project briefs through to design and infrastructure engineering service delivery. Read more

Black & Veatch Foundation launches scholarship offerings for prospective employees at four universities, community colleges

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas As the world’s electric power industry rapidly evolves to accommodate dramatic changes including renewable energy and the need for system integration, Black & Veatch is searching for tomorrow’s young talent who can help develop innovative solutions in the company’s growing global transmission business. And it’s granting scholarships at four regional universities and colleges to make it happen. Read more

Black & Veatch selects 18 partners to participate in COVID-19 response accelerator

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Less than four months after launching the initiative to find innovative solutions to the coronavirus pandemic, Black & Veatch has chosen 18 partners for its ambitious IgniteX COVID-19 Response Accelerator intent on developing and deploying emerging technologies to the fight against the disease.

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New Black & Veatch eBook Navigates the Global Shift to ‘One Digital World’

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Advanced communication networks are changing the way people interact with data, technology and one another. At no time in history has this been more apparent than during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is forcing entire communities to conduct much of their lives online, from classes to appointments and workdays.

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ENR Sourcebook Rankings Affirm Black & Veatch as a Global Leader in Infrastructure Development

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

The 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Sourcebook highlights Black & Veatch’s global leadership in engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) services across the global power, water, telecommunications and government services sectors.

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Unique free-to-all assessment contributes to the commercial viability of tidal energy

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill, United Kingdom

Tidal stream energy has made a further step towards commercial viability following the most comprehensive lifecycle assessment to-date of a megawatt-scale array in the UK. The assessment, authored by Black & Veatch, shares lessons learnt during the planning, design, delivery and operation of MeyGen’s 6-megawatt (MW) array in Scotland’s Pentland Firth.

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Major General (Retired) Richard Kaiser joins Black & Veatch Federal Services Group

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

With rising demand for more sustainable, resilient infrastructure to support national security efforts and greater economic prosperity, Black & Veatch announced U.S. Army Major General Richard Kaiser has been named Federal Growth Officer.

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Federally Funded Research to Study, Improve Houston Wastewater System’s Resilience

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

It’s a familiar scene: people stockpiling cases of water when extreme weather hits, illustrating how climate-related disasters can seriously damage watersheds and disrupt water supplies.

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Black & Veatch: Climate Change, Global Pandemic Highlight Water Industry’s Need for Greater Resilience Through Planning, Digital Water Programs

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Facing a diverse array of headwinds to their operations, U.S. water industry leaders are looking to accelerate innovation in strategy, operations and capital planning by harnessing digital assets and data analytics, Black & Veatch’s newly released Strategic Directions: Water Report finds. Read more

Stith Takes Seat on Board of Leading Clean Transportation Organization

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas Black & Veatch proudly announces that Paul Stith, Director of Strategy and Innovation for Black & Veatch’s Transformative Technologies business, has been named to the board of Forth, a leading U.S. organization advancing clean transportation. Read more

Black & Veatch hits financial close on latest Europe wind projects

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill, Surrey

Financial close achieved on the 16 April 2020 for the Black Lough onshore wind farm, and on the 25 May 2020 for the Three Trees and Enros wind farms, marks the latest Technical Due Diligence success for Black & Veatch Europe’s renewable energy business. The company was working on behalf of ING Bank, a branch of ING-DiBa AG, a major backer of renewable energy and sustainability projects globally.

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CEO Letter to the Black & Veatch Community

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas Words seem to fall short when trying to address the pain and frustration that so many are feeling right now with the racial injustices happening across the United States, particularly within our black community. The senseless deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor are just the most recent heart-breaking examples of far too many others. My heart goes out to the families of these victims and to our professionals hurting from the loss of life and the continued violence happening in this country and globally. Read more

Black & Veatch Supporting Western Power Agency on First Hydrogen-Capable Combined Cycle Units, Helping to Curb Carbon Emissions

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

As the global pursuit of decarbonization continues to transform the energy mix, Black & Veatch is helping Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) transition to green hydrogen as it works to substantially decrease and ultimately minimize its carbon footprint across Utah, Nevada and California.

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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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