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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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Black & Veatch Selected for Major Onshore Wind EPC Contract

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch has been selected to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services on a new onshore wind facility for Capital Power, a North American power producer.

Under the terms of the balance of plant (BOP) EPC contract, Black & Veatch, a global provider of renewable energy solutions, will deliver the Cardinal Point Wind Project, a new 150-megawatt (MW) onshore wind facility that will be located on privately-owned lands in McDonough and Warren Counties, Illinois.

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Black & Veatch technology showcase supports digital transformation of India’s infrastructure projects

Publish date:   |   Location Mumbai, India

Successful smart infrastructure projects require a blend of leading-edge technologies and the deep institutional knowledge of established critical infrastructure design and construction experts.

 

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Black & Veatch Management Consulting Expands Leadership Team for Advisory and Planning, Offerings

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch Management Consulting announced today that three senior-level industry professionals have joined the consulting practice to lead its Advisory and Planning, Business Technology and Architecture, and Growth and Performance offerings. These professionals will provide leadership in managing and delivering rapidly expanding solutions within each of these offering areas to address the transforming needs of our clients.

Paul Maxwell, Managing Director for Transactions

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Black & Veatch receives full notice to proceed on conversion of Golar FLNG Vessel for BP field development work

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a global leader in floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) topside solutions, has received a full notice to proceed on work to jointly outfit a Golar LNG owned LNG carrier, Gimi, with Black & Veatch’s patented PRICO® liquefaction technology.

The full notice to proceed (FNTP), following a limited notice in December 2018, enables Black & Veatch to team with Keppel Shipyard Limited to convert the Gimi into an FLNG vessel supporting the development of Phase 1 of BP’s Greater Tortue / Ahmeyim field, located offshore Mauritania and Senegal.

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Black & Veatch consortium advances Prayagraj wastewater programme to design-and-build phase

Publish date:   |   Location Mumbai, India

Namami Gange is the Indian government’s ambitious programme to restore water quality in the Ganga and its tributaries. Completion, by a Black & Veatch consortium, of a project at Prayagraj – also known as Allahabad - has brought enhanced water quality at one of the most venerated sites a step closer.

“We are honored and happy to be associated with Namami Gange Programme for paving the way for modern integrated wastewater management in Prayagraj,” according to Rajiv Menon, Managing Director, Black & Veatch India.

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Black & Veatch unveils Cleantech Accelerator, powered by LaunchKC

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Engineering and construction company Black & Veatch cemented its place in the Kansas City startup ecosystem Wednesday by introducing its IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator, powered by LaunchKC at a kickoff announcement event at Boulevard Beer Hall.

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Black & Veatch’s leading-edge platform gives managers instant access to workers’ credentials at job sites, proactively enhancing safety

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

For Black & Veatch safety managers at job sites, keeping tabs on whether employees and contractors had the proper training, certification and licenses for the work required thumbing through inches-thick binders of the crew’s credentials. While helping ensure compliance with safety requirements, little about the logs were quick or efficient, considering that hundreds of people could be on a job site.

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Black & Veatch wins stake of $249M U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract in Europe

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a global leader in critical infrastructure development and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, announces its winning of a share of a five-year, $248.6 million contract for Architect and Engineering Services to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) growing missions in five European countries.

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Black & Veatch CEO’s signature cements commitment to workplace diversity and inclusion

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Diverse and inclusive workplaces promote better decision making, economic growth and professional development. That’s why Black & Veatch announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steve Edwards has joined the largest CEO-driven business commitmentto advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Hong Kong Expands Use of Cavern Service Reservoirs to Free Up Land

Publish date:   |   Location Hong Kond SAR

The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is considering to relocate the Diamond Hill Fresh Water and Salt Water Service Reservoirs (DHSRs) to caverns.

WSD has appointed Black & Veatch to investigate, design and supervise the construction of the caverns and the new DHSRs.

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Combination of conventional and clean energy adds to diverse portfolio to meet energy demand in Alabama and northwest Florida

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a global leader in the design and construction of natural gas power generation projects, announced today it has been selected by PowerSouth Energy Cooperative to engineer and manage construction of a combined cycle gas turbine facility that will deliver clean and efficient energy to customers across Alabama and northwest Florida.

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New film set for screenings tour touts surging experiential learning that jump-starts students’ careers

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Growing numbers of U.S. school districts are adopting an educational model partnering them with community and business interests, giving students real-world experience and a big leap toward their career. And now, that decade-old push to remake education using experiential learning is headed to the big screen.

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New Black & Veatch Water and Wastewater Report Provides Insight into Water Rates in Top 50 U.S. Cities

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas Across the U.S., water and wastewater management is gaining greater attention as cities and utilities grapple with rising rates for water and sewer services, the direct result of aging infrastructure, rising operational costs, evolving capital funding mechanisms and regulatory requirements. Read more

New Black & Veatch Leadership Roles to Help Serve Federal and Military Needs, Position Business for Growth

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a global leader in critical infrastructure development, is working to expand service to federal and military clients by naming four new leadership positions to its federal business. Steve Scott, Mohan Singh, John Somerville and Rod Staponski have each been named Vice President, Federal Programs, and will play specific roles in helping Black & Veatch deliver quality service to new and existing clients.

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Black & Veatch: With their surging populaces more technologically savvy, cities must start planning digitally connected communities

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Urban centers are growing more congested. Digitalization takes deepening root in the American experience. Connected devices number into the billions, stoking the influence of consumers at the epicenter of this new on-demand, data-driven economy. And now to no one’s surprise, they’re pushing their civic leaders for innovations that enhance service delivery and quality of life.

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Black & Veatch launches new UK Smart Maintenance business

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill, Surrey

Black & Veatch has launched a Smart Maintenance business to support utility clients in the UK. The new offering builds upon the company’s technology led asset management consulting experience - and its programme management, logistics and delivery expertise - to create digitally enabled onsite maintenance teams.

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Black & Veatch Wins Innovation Award for Missouri 'Hyperloop' Study

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

As part of a coalition exploring a way to transform travel, Black & Veatch embraced the challenge to assess the viability of something seemingly ripped from a sci-fi novel: Zipping people and cargo at hundreds of miles an hour across Missouri – in pods, through a tube. Black & Veatch spent months on that feasibility study – the first examining a “hyperloop” system in the U.S.

The conclusion: That concept by transportation technology company Virgin Hyperloop One will work.

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