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Addressing the leakage imperative: Black & Veatch responds with new hire to lead digital transformation of leakage management services

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill Surrey, United Kingdom

Water companies in England and Wales have to deliver, on average, a 17 per cent cut in leakage by 2025. Current levels of leakage, 3.16 billion litres per day in 2018/19, are deemed unacceptable by Ofwat. Black & Veatch has created a new role: Leakage Services Manager, and appointed Stuart White, to help water companies meet the regulator’s expectations. Read more

Anglian Water commissions Black & Veatch to create one of the world’s first water utility digital twins

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill Surrey, United Kingdom

One of the world’s first water utility digital twins will be created for Anglian Water by Black & Veatch. The utility’s ‘future water company, today,’ initiative uses the Newmarket region of its operating area as a proving ground for innovations promising the greatest benefits. As part of this Black & Veatch is creating a digital representation of the region’s water treatment and distribution infrastructure and embedding Hybrid Adaptive Real-time Virtual Intelligence (HARVI), an artificial intelligence (AI) provided by its strategic partner EMAGIN, into the digital twin. Read more

Diode Ventures and Alma Global Infrastructure are partnering to finance and develop energy projects worldwide

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company, announced its partnership with Alma Global Infrastructure to execute on an investment strategy that focuses on energy and infrastructure projects that generate attractive risk-adjusted returns primarily through investments in assets located across Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) countries. The initial plan for the partnership is to support a pipeline of $200 million in investments in renewable and clean energy projects.

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Singapore’s Advanced Wastewater Treatment Process, Digital Capabilities Win Engineering Award

Publish date:   |   Location Singapore

The Integrated Validation Plant (IVP) at Ulu Pandan is the winner of the Engineering Project Category, for the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2019. The IVP is a testament to Singapore’s foresight to integrate advance wastewater treatment technologies with digital capabilities to minimize risks posed by extreme weather while enhancing water sustainability.

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Atonix Digital introduces the first purpose-built Asset Performance Management solution for Wastewater Treatment facilities

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Today, Atonix Digital – a subsidiary of Black & Veatch focused on data-driven software applications – announces its new Wastewater Treatment Solution. The solution is geared to help facility operators identify previously undetectable changes in systems performance and unlock new opportunities to control costs, manage risk and improve service.

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Black & Veatch Adds Leadership Hires to Meet Evolving Construction Demands

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Rapid changes sweeping across the power generation, water infrastructure, federal and telecommunications sectors have clients aggressively seeking trusted partners who can deliver construction projects of all scales safely, on time and on budget. To meet these evolving demands, Black & Veatch, a leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction services, announced today that it has made two key hires within its newly formed Black & Veatch (B&V) Construction group.

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Diversity and inclusion efforts earn Black & Veatch honor from Midwest Asian culture group

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

With offices in more than 100 countries on six continents, global infrastructure solutions leader Black & Veatch champions workplace diversity and inclusion (D&I) as a competitive strength and simply the right thing to do. And again, the 104-year-old engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) giant is being honored for that commitment. Read more

Sustainability, clean technology is focus of first Black & Veatch Cleantech Accelerator cohort

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator. Read more

National research effort focuses on side stream phosphorus removal and recovery technology

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas As phosphorus limits permitted in wastewater effluent shrink to protect drinking water sources, a nationwide research effort headed by Black & Veatch has started work to advance implementation of a leading-edge treatment technology for phosphorus removal and recovery. Read more

Diode Ventures and Tenebris Fiber agree to Co-Develop Long-Haul Dark Fiber Route in Virginia

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Diode Ventures, a global turnkey asset development company, and Tenebris Fiber, a dark fiber provider in Virginia, have agreed to co-develop an approximate 630-mile network from Virginia Beach, VA to Ashburn, VA to offer dark fiber services in Virginia. The network will connect the VA Beach Landing Station to public and private data centers and network operators situated along the world’s most highly trafficked Internet route.

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Black & Veatch: Electric Industry Must Adapt, Embrace the Concept of ‘New Energy’

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Electric utilities are navigating one of the industry’s most dynamic times across diverse geographies and stakeholders, presented with a mix of opportunities as they work to meet changing customer demands along with the need to deliver reliable, resilient power, Black & Veatch’s new 2019 Strategic Directions: Electric Report finds.

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Appointment of new Business Development lead signals continued growth of Black & Veatch’s renewable energy business in Europe

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill Surrey, UK

The United Kingdom has made the fastest transition to decarbonisation, while Europe has led the world in installed renewable energy capacity during the last decade – according to the World Economic Forum. To support this drive for sustainable energy infrastructure, Black & Veatch has appointed Denis Buckley as Business Development Manager Renewables, Europe.

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Black & Veatch appoints dynamic industry veterans to Power business leadership team

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Following the announcement of Black & Veatch’s global Power business restructuring in July, the company today announced the completion of its global Power leadership team. The appointments strengthen the company’s full portfolio of engineering services to full turnkey EPC solutions as clients address the rapidly evolving Power market landscape. 

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Black & Veatch: Insightful charging infrastructure planning critical to enabling cost-effective electric fleets

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Driven largely by economics, rising air pollution from vehicle emissions and new advances in technology, transportation is transforming and becoming more sustainable, competitive and innovative. U.S. sales of passenger electric vehicles have soared in the last decade. Now, as automakers prepare for mass production of a new line-up of medium- and heavy-duty electric vans, buses, delivery trucks and semi’s, smart fleet and sustainability managers are taking notice.

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Kansas City’s Chamber of Commerce honors Black & Veatch’s diversity, inclusion emphasis

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

With a global footprint as an infrastructure solutions leader, Black & Veatch has committed to workplace diversity and inclusion more reflective of the more than 100 countries on six continents in which the company has offices. The 104-year-old engineering, procurement and construction giant now proudly announces that those efforts are being recognized.

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Solar Power World: Black & Veatch among nation’s top solar power contractors

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

With renewable energy expected to be the fastest-growing source of new U.S. electricity generation for the next several years, Solar Power World has named Black & Veatch among the top U.S. solar contractors, ranking the company sixth of 415 installers on the magazine's 2019 “Top Solar Contractors” list. The company also is ranked as the third top solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) provider in the United States and as the No. Read more

Asia aligns power infrastructure investments to meet dynamic energy transition needs

Publish date:   |   Location BANGKOK, THAILAND

Governments across Asia are tapping on innovations in generation, transmission and distribution technologies to fulfil their energy transition ambitions.

At the core of the energy transition is the need to address the increasing power demand that follows rapid population and economic growth along with the continued need for conventional power sources.

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Gas processing innovations spur increased deployments, including role in power generation mix

Publish date:   |   Location Singapore

LNG technologies, such as floating LNG (FLNG) innovations, driven by its shorter construction lead times and lower capital investment costs, are increasingly becoming a viable option for increased gas deployments. FLNG helps mitigate siting constraints that shore-based infrastructure may face. 

At the same time, the continued need for a balanced power generation portfolio as well as the need to address energy security and environmental concerns are driving rapid growth in the gas industry.

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Sustainability, resilience are focal points for Integrated Solutions Leader in Black & Veatch’s Water business

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

With clients’ growing focus on sustainable, resilient and reliable water solutions, Black & Veatch announced today that Dr. Zeynep Erdal, PE, has been named Integrated Solutions Leader in Black & Veatch’s Water business.

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Black & Veatch announces new global power structure to enhance focus on integrated generation and grid modernization

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

In response to 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 today announced the reorganization of its global power business.  The new organization elevates focus on Black & Veatch Power’s Renewables business and launches a Distributed Energy operating group, strictly focused on distributed energy resources (DERs) and power distribution as emerging fuel sources continue to transform the industry. Read more

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