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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

New Fiber Optic Network to Boost Connectivity, Support Safety and Mobility along the Pennsylvania Turnpike

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a market-leading designer and builder of high-speed fiber networks, has been chosen by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) to install a new fiber optic network along more than 200 miles of the Pennsylvania Turnpike (PA Turnpike). 

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Black & Veatch joins forces with Rezatec to bring a new perspective to the management of utility infrastructure

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill Surrey, United Kingdom

Black & Veatch is announcing a strategic partnership with Rezatec to collaboratively develop decision support tools that enable owners and operators of infrastructure assets to make intelligent, business critical decisions using geospatial analytics.

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Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Earn Black & Veatch Top Marks in 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas Black & Veatch, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, proudly announces that it is being recognized for its ongoing commitment to workplace diversity and inclusion. For the second year in a row, the 104-year-old infrastructure solutions leader has received a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), earning it a designation as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” Read more

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 Overland Park, Kansas 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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