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Black & Veatch Earns Honors in Hong Kong Industry Award

Publish date:   |   Location HONG KONG, SAR

Black & Veatch is the bronze winner in the Innovative Enterprise category in the HSBC x HKET Innovative Business Award 2018.

“We are proud to have inspired others to create new possibilities in the city’s infrastructure. As a pioneer in providing influential and innovative engineering and solutions, our ability to solve the most complex construction problems, and deliver the most challenging projects, is well-documented,” said Andy Kwok, Managing Director, Black &Veatch Hong Kong.

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Black & Veatch-designed Microgrid Actively Powering Shell Technology Center in Houston

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

A Black & Veatch-designed microgrid at Shell’s Technology Center in Houston, Texas, is actively powering part of the campus while serving as a critical research tool for Shell International Exploration & Production Company, Inc.’s work to explore the next generation of clean power and distributed energy technologies.

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Optimisation expertise key to selection of Black & Veatch’s new Director of Renewable Energy

Publish date:   |   Location REDHILL SURREY, UK

In 2018 renewable energy’s share of UK electricity generation rose to 29 percent. As renewables’ role grows, “asset optimisation will be as vital as new capacity,” says Robbie Gibson, Black & Veatch’s new UK Director for Renewable Energy.

“People expect a reliable energy infrastructure. By 2030, for example, between a fifth and a third of the UK's electricity is likely to come from offshore wind power. These new assets need to be skilfully managed,” continued Gibson.

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

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch, a global leader in floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) solutions, has received a limited notice to proceed on work to jointly outfit a Golar LNG owned LNG carrier, Gimi, with its patented PRICO® liquefaction technology. Black & Veatch is teaming with Keppel Shipyard Limited to convert the Gimi into an FLNG vessel supporting the development of Phase 1 of the Greater Tortue / Ahmeyim field, located offshore Mauritania and Senegal. BP holds majority interest and operatorship in the Greater Tortue/Ahmeyim project.

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Black & Veatch Names John Janchar President of Telecom Business

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch, a global provider of infrastructure engineering, construction and consulting services today announced John Janchar has been named president of the company’s rapidly expanding telecom business. In this role, Janchar will lead the four business lines within Telecom: Public Networks, Private Networks, Connected Communities and Transformative Technologies. He is responsible for the overall growth and profitability of the business.

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Black & Veatch wins coveted Landscape Institute award for UK flood alleviation project

Publish date:   |   Location REDHILL, SURREY, UNITED KINGDOM

With climate change placing increasing numbers of communities at risk of flooding, it is vital flood alleviation projects engage fully with the people they protect and create a legacy that provides multiple benefits for the community. In achieving a UK Landscape Institute Award for its work in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, Black & Veatch has set out a strong framework for future projects to deliver robust infrastructure investment cases that deliver wider environmental and social value.

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Ameren successfully completes industry-leading 60-mile drone flight over transmission lines, paving the way for safe, efficient aerial infrastructure inspections

Publish date:   |   Location NEWTON, ILLINOIS

With thousands of miles of high-voltage lines, Ameren Corp. wanted a better and safer way to monitor its assets spread over rural territories beyond manual or helicopter inspections. The St. Louis-based energy company worked with Black & Veatch and Collins Aerospace to identify a solution: Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone flights. The team now has proven they can inspect more miles of transmission lines faster and safer than ever envisioned.

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With 5G around the bend, Black & Veatch e-Book presses: Start planning now

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

As tech shorthand for fifth-generation cellular wireless, 5G is on the horizon and promises unprecedented speeds and capabilities that could transform the way we live, work and play. But 5G also presents considerable complexities in technology deployment and how stakeholders should get ready to benefit from 5G digitalization.

Black & Veatch cuts through that clutter.

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Black & Veatch pledges $1 million for research in sustainable infrastructure

Publish date:   |   Location TOPEKA, KAN

 Black & Veatch Chairman, President and CEO Len Rodman pledged $1 million of the company’s future earnings to support research and development across the university system in Kansas over the course of the next decade.

The announcement was made as Black & Veatch accepted the Ad Astra award during the Kansas Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner on Tuesday night.

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New Black & Veatch eBook Navigates the ‘Digital Electricity’ Revolution

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Intelligent devices and super-fast networks have turned electricity customers from isolated spectators to engaged players in a culture of energy transformation. With clicks on a smartphone or a finger-swipe on a tablet, the lights come on, the heat turns up, and our lives are put on a kind of energy cruise control. Sounds simple, right?

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Gaps Persist in Asset Management Planning, Funding, and Customer Education Effectiveness

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Stormwater management is gaining greater attention with climate change, infrastructure capacity challenges and financial pressures pushing systems to their limits. As utility managers and other decision makers take longer, more programmatic views of stormwater management and cost recovery, Black & Veatch today released the 2018 Stormwater Utility Survey to help utilities better understand program planning, best practices and regulatory requirements to meet these challenges.

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Black & Veatch report: Natural gas industry trending up despite headwinds of trade dispute, surge in renewables

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Demand from increasingly thirsty energy markets is stoking near-term optimism for natural gas investment, as plentiful supply and innovative liquified natural gas (LNG) solutions help governments elevate the energy source to the center of their clean power goals. But as renewables gain increasing shares of today’s power portfolios and the U.S.-China trade dispute persists, questions linger about the long term, according to Black & Veatch’s just-released 2019 Strategic Directions: Natural Gas Report.

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Black & Veatch Celebrates 60 Years of Growth and Expertise in Orlando

Publish date:   |   Location ORLANDO, FLORIDA

From its innovative power portfolio to aggressive water reuse strategies, Florida has long pioneered infrastructure innovation. Black & Veatch, which celebrates 60 years of operations in Orlando this month, is looking ahead with plans to grow hand-in-hand with the state and the southeast region of the U.S. as its energy and water needs expand.

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Atonix Digital™ launches new asset and data management software lineup

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

The role of data analytics is evolving. No longer just a way to measure and inform plant operators about established systems, data is now an end-to-end solution – guiding an organization across the entire infrastructure and asset lifecycle: Planning. Building. Operating.

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Black & Veatch Announces First UK Nuclear New-Build Win

Publish date:   |   Location REDHILL SURREY, UNITED KINGDOM

Black & Veatch has won a role working for Wood, as the support partner to the Architect Engineer for Wylfa Newydd – a new-build nuclear power station in North Wales. Wylfa Newydd encompasses building two Advanced Boiling Water Reactors (ABWR) capable of generating 2.7 gigawatts (GW) of electricity. The potential 10-year framework contract will be delivered via a sub-contract with our partner, Wood.  

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Black & Veatch Entrusted to Increase Fresh Water Supply for Hong Kong’s Lantau Island

Publish date:   |   Location HONG KONG SAR

The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has entrusted Black & Veatch with the responsibility of addressing the future water demands of Lantau Island.

The project consists of extending Siu Ho Wan Water Treatment Works and enhancing the transfer capacity of the associated raw water supply systems. Capacity will expand from the existing 150 000 cubic metres per day (m3/d) to 300 000 (m3/d).

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Sanjay Kapoor joins Black & Veatch Board of Directors

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

As the transformation of global power, water and telecommunications markets accelerates, Sanjay Kapoor, Executive Vice President and CFO of Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., has been selected to join the Black & Veatch Board of Directors. Kapoor’s term as an independent director begins with the Company’s October Board meeting.

“Global connections across industries and market sectors are transforming the development and execution of critical infrastructure projects,” said Steve Edwards, Chairman and CEO of Black & Veatch.

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Innovative Biological Tracking Software to Optimize Animal Disease Research at Kruger National Park

Publish date:   |   Location JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

Black & Veatch has been tasked by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to implement an electronic system that enables the inventory and management of biological materials at Kruger National Park in South Africa. In partnership with the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), Black & Veatch will support the Office of the State Veterinarian in preventing and controlling animal diseases. 

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Black & Veatch joins CharIN to advance electric vehicle charging standards

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Advancing standardized electric vehicle charging systems is crucial to widening EV adoption across the transportation value chain – from passenger drivers to public transit and enterprise-scale medium- and heavy-duty fleets. That’s why Black & Veatch, a market leader in the design and deployment of EV charging networks, has joined CharIN, the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN e.V.), as a core member.

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New California dam built with Black & Veatch’s management help reaches key milestone

Publish date:   |   Location SUNOL, CALIFORNIA

Seventeen years after being deemed seismically vulnerable and having its capacity restricted, a San Francisco-area dam and reservoir near an active fault line soon will be at full volume, thanks to a new dam that ensures a reliable water supply to millions of residents.

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