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Black & Veatch’s Reuss, Hurwitz win coveted awards from key water industry trade group

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, Kansas

For much of his four decades at Black & Veatch, Brent Reuss has delivered on water solutions for the global infrastructure company. Less than two years into his Black & Veatch job as a process engineer, Gil Hurwitz has burnished his reputation for membrane technology. Now, both are being honored by a leading water industry trade group.

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Forbes lists Black & Veatch among Best Employers for Diversity

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch’s commitment to workplace diversity puts it among the world’s engineering and construction leaders who understand the social and financial importance of enabling a diverse and inclusive workforce. Now, Forbes has honored Black & Veatch by placing the company on its annual list of Best Employers for Diversity.

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Atonix Digital: 2020 to be the Year Asset Performance Management Goes Mainstream

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

With utilities, industrial manufacturers and commercial businesses all seeking improved bottom-line performance and greater resource efficiency, the new year marks a turning point for Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions, according to Atonix Digital.

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Statement From CEO Steve Edwards About Recent Media Coverage

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

On December 27, 2019 a civil lawsuit was filed against a dozen government contractors, including Black & Veatch, regarding work performed in Afghanistan several years ago. The lawsuit alleges that contractors working to rebuild that country paid protection money to the Taliban.

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Designing, Developing and Managing Mine Water Infrastructure

Publish date:   |   Location Designing well-integrated and holistic water management infrastructure for mining operations is a complex undertaking. The overarching infrastructure needs to integrate each individual system that supplies water to the mine – including those systems that transfer water within the mine site, and those that recycle, reuse and discharge effluent into the environment. Read more

Data and Logistics Expert Vicki O’Meara Joins Black & Veatch Board

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Reflecting the growing connection between data-driven decision making and infrastructure development and operations, Vicki O’Meara, Executive Chairman at AdSwerve, Inc., and former CEO of Analytics Pros, Inc., has been selected to join the Black & Veatch Board of Directors. A former U.S. Justice Department Assistant Attorney General and White House Fellow, O’Meara joins the Board having successfully developed and led organizations focused on client services, logistics, digital commerce and more.

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Sustainability Drives Mine Water Management Systems

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas A growing global population, rising standards of living, increased urbanization and climate change are driving an increase in water-associated risks around the world. Water is a vital component in mining operations, and the mining industry is being increasingly challenged to develop sustainable water management practices as it works to harmonize the needs of the industry, environment and society. Read more

Sustainability, data management and renewable energy drive 2020 ‘Megatrends’ report from Black & Veatch

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Their customers are varied and their business models distinct. But leaders in seemingly separate markets -- from power and water utilities to commercial and industrial companies – have more in common than they think, in a time when customers are demanding clean resources, cost-efficient delivery and, above all else, reliability.

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Black & Veatch and NarrativeWave to jointly develop smart analytics for Europe’s water utilities

Publish date:   |   Location Irvine, California | Redhill, United Kingdom

Sustainable infrastructure company Black & Veatch and NarrativeWave, a California based software as a service analytics (SaaS) company, have signed an agreement to develop smart analytics solutions. The collaboration will accelerate the speed with which Black & Veatch’s European water and wastewater clients can deploy bespoke, smart data analytics tools across their asset base. The jointly developed tools will be deployed via Black & Veatch’s ECO-X digital ecosystem.

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New Recycled Water Plant Offers Californians Sustainable, Resilient Water Supply

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Paso Robles, California, recently celebrated the completion of the new Tertiary Treatment Facilities at its wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), augmenting the roughly 30,000-resident city’s water stewardship in a state dealing with water scarcity. 

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Atonix Digital, McEnery Automation team up to broaden reach of APM Software

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Atonix Digital has partnered with St. Louis-based McEnery Automation to resell Atonix Digital’s line of asset performance management (APM) products and solutions powered by the ASSET360® analytics platform.

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STEM education pivotal to Indonesia digital economy success, smart city vision

Publish date:   |   Location Jakarta, Indonesia Information and communications technology (ICT) literacy is vital to maximizing Indonesia’s digital potential. The digital economy is a core component of Indonesia’s smart city vision. In support of the smart city vision, Black & Veatch donated more than 120 computers and laptops to 13 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Indonesia. Read more

Sustainability solutions take center stage at Demo Day for Black & Veatch Cleantech Accelerator

Publish date:   |   Location Kansas City, Missouri

Seven U.S. entrepreneurs chosen to participate in the Black & Veatch IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator recently took the stage in downtown Kansas City to showcase their business models and demonstrate how they’re poised to rewrite how the enterprise focuses on sustainability.

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Black & Veatch and Zinier Keep the World Running with AI-Driven Field Service Automation

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Today, Zinier, the leader in intelligent field service automation, and

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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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