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Black & Veatch eBook Addresses the Rural Digital Divide, Provides Co-ops a Path to Fiber Deployment Success

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Driven by the challenging business model facing service providers, the rural digital divide remains a major challenge across much of the United States. For many Americans, advanced communication networks and digital connectivity have provided unlimited opportunity when it comes to engaging with technology and data. This point is made even more apparent during COVID-19, which is driving entire communities to learn, work and play online.

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Stewart Engineering, Eco-Site Embrace Black & Veatch’s COVOPERATE Application to Facilitate Safe, Secure Return to Operations

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

As U.S. offices reopen and operations begin to normalize against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, two North Carolina-based companies have become the first to successfully implement Black & Veatch’s COVOPERATE workforce management application, powered by Field2Base.

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Paul Skurdahl Joins Black & Veatch as Senior Vice President and Director of Solar Energy

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, today announced that Paul Skurdahl has been named Senior Vice President and Director of Solar Energy within the company’s rapidly growing power business.

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University of Kansas deploys Black & Veatch’s Rapid Modular Health System units to combat COVID-19

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Looking to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus on its campuses in Lawrence and Overland Park, the University of Kansas has deployed four of Black & Veatch’s mobile, secure Rapid Modular Health System (RaMHS) structures to assist with free, mandated COVID-19 testing of students, faculty and staff returning for fall classes.

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Technology leader Irvin Bishop, Jr. Named CIO of Black & Veatch

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

With an increasing focus on digital transformation, analytics, robust customer experience programs, and the acceleration of distributed projects, assets and workforces, Black & Veatch today announced Irvin Bishop, Jr. as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Read more

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

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