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.
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.
Black & Veatch is expanding its global environmental capabilities and services as businesses respond to increasingly complex demands from regulators, shareholders and consumers. The expansion comes as companies, utilities and governments navigate a range of COVID-19 related operational challenges and a recent wave of ambitious sustainability commitments. Meeting environmental demands and delivering on sustainability targets, however, requires new levels of innovation and expertise.
– With 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 announces today that it has named Oscar Falcon as Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Power – Latin America.
Dynamic developments in technology, sustainability and markets are changing the energy and infrastructure landscape, leaving clients to face all the challenges – and opportunities – inherent with such rapid evolution. To meet these new client needs, Black & Veatch’s Management Consulting business has named Deepa Poduval, Senior Managing Director and Associate Vice President, to lead its Advisory and Planning practice area.
Increased focus on innovation to support growth and sustainability targets across the mining industry have clients seeking new reliable solutions as they work to balance water and energy infrastructure needs in South America, one of the top regions in committed mine development spend. To meet these evolving demands, Black & Veatch, a leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction services, has named Iain Humphreys as the new Water Mining Business Line Director and head of the company’s regional office in Santiago, Chile.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.