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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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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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