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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

ENR Sourcebook again ranks Black & Veatch among global leaders across Telecom, Power, Water services

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

The just-released list by Engineering News-Record (ENR) once again reflects Black & Veatch’s leadership among global engineering, construction and consulting services serving the power, water and telecommunications sectors.

ENR’s “Top 500 Design Firms” Sourcebook, which provides detailed rankings for nearly 50 specific market categories, ranks Black & Veatch among the Top 10 companies across 20 categories – from solar power and transmission and distribution, to water supply, wastewater treatment and telecommunications.

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Black & Veatch and Inflowmatix Join Forces to Meet Leakage Challenge

Publish date:   |   Location REDHILL, ENGLAND

Against a challenging backdrop of increased water scarcity and service resilience, water companies in England and Wales have been tasked with achieving on average a 15 percent reduction in leakage by 2025. The result is the most ambitious leakage programme in 20 years. Success will require leading-edge, digitally-enabled network management of the kind pioneered by a new partnership between Black & Veatch and Inflowmatix.

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Black & Veatch Management Consulting Adds Infrastructure Experts to Leadership Team

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

In response to rapidly growing demand for Black & Veatch Management Consulting services, the company today announced the addition of two industry leaders to bolster the company's strategic leadership team. Vice President and Operations Director Brenda Greig and Managing Director Richard Campbell each bring extensive backgrounds in industry consulting, technology and enterprise project management that will make an immediate impact on Black & Veatch Management Consulting's market expansion and growth efforts.

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Black & Veatch’s PRICO© technology completes Guaranteed Performance Test aboard Exmar’s Tango FLNG vessel

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch, a global leader in the design, construction and delivery of innovative liquefaction solutions for floating applications, announces that its patented PRICO© technology has successfully completed its Guaranteed Performance Test aboard Exmar’s Tango FLNG, the world’s first barge-based floating liquefaction unit.

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Black & Veatch to help central Florida’s Winter Haven map out its water future

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch, a global leader in water solutions and critical infrastructure, has announced its selection to develop a water sustainability blueprint for rainfall-reliant Winter Haven, Florida, and its water utility serving more than 37,000 customers.

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PacifiCorp names Black & Veatch as EPC contractor for combined solar power with battery energy storage project

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

A new solar project in southern Utah is bringing together one of the West’s top utilities and a global leader in renewable energy projects to implement a combination of grid-scale battery storage and renewable power to address a transmission and distribution system reliability need.

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Black & Veatch: Shift to Digital Water Can Help Overcome Threats to Water Supplies

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Smarter infrastructure, with data at its core, will play a crucial role in overcoming varied threats to our water supply. From precise reads of consumption rates and customer engagement to improved leak detection and climate change planning, a new culture of data science can extend our supply to drive sustainability and resilience. The accelerating move to embrace digital water by service providers and industry leaders will also better inform the asset management and planning programs necessary to overcome continued funding challenges.

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Black & Veatch named to Ingram’s 'Best Companies to Work For' list

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a global leader in engineering, construction and consulting services, today announced the company has been named one of Ingram’s “Best Companies to Work For.” Ingram’s chose Black & Veatch based on its commitment to developing professionals through multiple leadership, performance and career development opportunities as well as a strong focus on client satisfaction, diversity and inclusion and community service.

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Water reuse, resilience gain from new Black & Veatch appointment

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

As climate change carries increasingly varied challenges of both too little and too much water, cities and utilities are renewing their focus on reuse strategies to ensure a safe and resilient supply. Black & Veatch announced today the addition of water reuse expert Jo Ann Jackson as One Water Planning Practice Leader in the global construction, engineering, and consulting company’s Water Planning Group.

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Pioneering genomic medicine center at Children’s Mercy benefits from Black & Veatch fundraiser

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch today hosted the 23rd edition of its Charity Golf Tournament in support of Children’s Mercy. Proceeds from the tournament and company giving totaling $350,000 were donated to the renowned children’s hospital, part of a five-year pledge of $2.1 million made in 2015 to help expand services at the hospital’s Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine. The annual golf event and company donations have now surpassed $4.1 million since its inception. 

 

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INGAA Foundation study affirms natural gas’ importance in coming decades amid surge of renewables

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

The new INGAA Foundation Inc. flagship report finds that natural gas will retain its critical role in the U.S. power sector for at least the next 20 years even as renewable energy grabs a bigger share of the nation’s electricity market. This trend, coupled with growing global demand for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, underscores the need for the gas industry’s continued investment in infrastructure to support these growing needs, according to Black & Veatch, the author of the report.

 

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Developer of leading-edge wind energy technology joins Black & Veatch

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill, Surrey

The UK government has just thrown down the gauntlet to the wind energy sector: deliver more than 30 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by 2030. The appointment of Dr Peter Clive as Black & Veatch’s Principal Renewable Wind Energy Consultant, will help the company’s clients rise to this challenge.

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Philippines taps innovative wastewater technology to retrofit infrastructure, fulfill tightened environmental regulations

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MANILA, Philippines (6 MAY 2019) – Manila Water Company, Inc. (MWCI) has entrusted Black & Veatch to train its professionals and water industry partners in the finer points of biological nutrient removal (BNR) in wastewater treatment.

 

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