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Black & Veatch names new Director of Asset Management

Publish date:   |   Location REDHILL SURREY

Black & Veatch continues with the strategic growth in its Europe Asset Management business with the appointment of Mark Kaney as Director of Asset Management.

“The speed of technological development, and the falling cost of effective data and analytics solutions, mean the value of embedding good asset management thinking is becoming more prevalent. The programmes which realise the greatest benefits are those embedded enterprise wide: from boardroom to control room,” Kaney said.

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Black & Veatch extends 3-year commitment to Johnson County Library MakerSpace

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KAN.

Modern American libraries are centers of access to ideas, books, AV – and technology. Global engineering and construction company Black & Veatch is continuing a successful partnership with Johnson County Library as part of the company’s growing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) outreach with a renewed 3-year, $90,000 commitment, announced Wednesday, to the Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Central Resource Library.

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Randy Castro to Lead Black & Veatch Federal Business

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KAN.

Randy Castro, former Deputy Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Corps of Engineers leader and retired U.S. Army major general, has been named President of Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp., the company’s federal business. Read more

Black & Veatch Among Top 10 U.S. Solar Contractors

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KAN.

Black & Veatch has been recognized by Solar Power World magazine for its achievements within the solar industry, earning the No. 9 spot as an overall Top Solar Contractor on the magazine's 2018 Top Solar Contractors list. The company, a leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for solar, also ranked as the No. 9 Utility Solar Contractor, the No. 7 Solar EPC and the No. 1 Kansas Solar Contractor out of 450 solar companies.

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Black & Veatch, Kansas to test beyond-line-of-sight drone under FAA pilot program

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KAN.

As unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – commonly known as drones – become more vital for commercial use, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is weighing whether to free up more national airspace for them by relaxing restraints on their operation.  Such airspace rules changes could allow beyond-line-of-sight use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and Black & Veatch is part of the team helping test the safety of that.

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Black & Veatch-PCL Construction joint venture selected to perform EPC work on large-scale ethylene export facility in Texas

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KAN.

A joint venture with a history of producing on-time and on-budget for important engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects has been picked to develop an ethylene terminal facility in the United States. Black & Veatch and JV partner PCL Industrial Construction Co. – together known as BPC – were picked by Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and Navigator Holdings Ltd. to provide full EPC services for their new ethylene export facility on the Texas Gulf Coast.

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California’s Solar Decree: Could Other States, Utilities Follow Suit?

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (25 May 2018) – California energy regulators recently passed a new building code requiring most newly constructed, low-rise homes constructed after 2019 to have built-in solar-powered energy systems, making that state the first to adopt such a mandate. That decree was part of other additions to the building code aimed at bolstering energy efficiency. Ryan Pletka, an innovation and strategy executive at Black & Veatch, a global leader in engineering and power solutions, details key things you should know:

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Safety Inspection of Hong Kong Reservoirs Awarded to Black & Veatch

Publish date:   |   Location HONG KONG SAR

The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has appointed Black & Veatch as one of the independent inspectors of Hong Kong's reservoirs.

Hong Kong's 7.3 million residents rely on the WSD for safe, reliable drinking water. Black & Veatch is responsible for assessing the condition of the reservoirs at the heart of the WSD’s operations.

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Black & Veatch’s PRICO© technology crucial to first shipments of LNG from converted vessel

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Full commercial operations have officially begun aboard Golar LNG’s Hilli Episeyo, the pioneering floating liquified natural gas (FLNG) vessel featuring Black & Veatch’s patented PRICO© technology solution. The first two cargos of LNG produced aboard the ship have left Cameroon, marking a major milestone in global market confidence in FLNG solutions.

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Electrify America to Energize U.S. Highways, Selects Black & Veatch for Ultra-Fast EV Charging Station Program

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch announced today it will design and construct hundreds of sites for Electrify America’s high-powered DC Fast Chargers, part of a nationwide network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations that will dramatically reduce charging times and raise convenience for EV consumers.

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Black & Veatch: Data Analytics, Resilience and Sustainability Drive Water Discussion

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Collecting data from our water systems is one thing. Acting on that information is game-changing, and a Black & Veatch survey shows that the water space is taking note.

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Yorkshire Water asset management programme awarded to Black & Veatch

Publish date:   |   Location REDHILL, UK

Workstream 69, an asset management programme encompassing Yorkshire Water's entire asset base, has been awarded to Black & Veatch.

Because insight driven asset management is critical to customer satisfaction and regulatory compliance, Black & Veatch is implementing a lean reliability centred maintenance (LRCM) programme.

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Black & Veatch Increases Texas Presence with New Power Delivery Office

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Spurred by rising oil prices, new oil, gas and chemical plant developments in the Gulf Coast region are driving investments in power generation and transmission and distribution (T&D) to supply new or increased loads. To meet the demand, Black & Veatch, a market leader in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, today announced it is opening a new power delivery office in Dallas, Texas.

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Black & Veatch Brings Engineering Expertise to Santa Rita, California, Schools' Debut of Solar-Plus-Sharp SmartStorage® Microgrids

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

California's most abundant resource, combined with precedent-setting integration of battery storage, will help a school district dramatically reduce its utility bills and build new defenses against outages. Black & Veatch today announced its role alongside Sharp Electronics Corporation’s Energy Systems and Services Group in engineering six sites of solar photovoltaic (PV) and SmartStorage energy systems in the Santa Rita Union School District (SRUSD) in Salinas, California.

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Black & Veatch Fundraiser Expands Support for Children’s Mercy Kansas City Genomics Program

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch today hosted the 22nd 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 Children’s Mercy. This year’s event is helping to fulfill a five-year pledge of $2.1 million made in 2015 to help expand services at the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine to include childhood cancers. The annual golf event and company donations have now surpassed $3.7 million since its inception. 

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Black & Veatch EPC Services Help Advanced Microgrid Solutions Meet California Energy Storage Goals

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch has completed 20 first-of-a kind Hybrid Electric Buildings® in Irvine, California, part of the of the company’s efforts in support of Advanced Microgrid Solutions’ (AMS) commitment to provide Southern California Edison (SCE) with 50 megawatts of behind-the-meter battery storage capacity. 

Black & Veatch is providing site design, electrical engineering, permitting and construction services for AMS across several property portfolios. AMS and Black & Veatch have 10MW of power, supplying over 60MWh of battery, currently in the design and permitting phase.

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Singapore’s Advanced Wastewater Treatment Technologies Win Global Recognition

Publish date:   |   Location SINGAPORE

PUB’s continuous R&D and innovation efforts to improve the efficiency of its water treatment process and operations has earned itself a feather in its cap. Its wastewater treatment demonstration plant at Ulu Pandan, set up specially to test advanced used water treatment processes before full deployment in future, has captured global attention and won the Water/Wastewater Project of the Year Award at the 2018 Global Water Awards in Paris, France. Read more

Diode Ventures, Enfinite Capital debut innovative financing approach for integrated data center project

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company, and Enfinite Capital announce they have been selected to finance, operate and maintain PointOne Development Corporation’s hyper-scale data center in northern Virginia, a region fast emerging as the United States’ internet hub. Black & Veatch, a market leader in the design and deployment of data centers, has been hired to provide design-build services.

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Black & Veatch Ranked One of Largest U.S. Employee Owned Companies

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Newly released rankings of the nation’s employee owned companies show Black & Veatch is the largest majority employee owned company in Kansas and the 12th largest in the United States. It also ranks 3rd nationally among engineering companies. 

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Mass Transit Goes Green: Electrified Bus Programs Delivering on the Promise of Zero-Emission Transportation Options for Cities

Publish date:   |   Location LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Growing interest in high efficiency, pollution-reducing transit options is propelling investment in new electrified mass transit projects across the United States. Reflecting this trend, Black & Veatch announced it has completed the charging station infrastructure that powers Washington, D.C.’s new electrified mass transit project – the latest move by U.S. cities to reimagine how to sustainably move people across urban landscapes and experience the benefits of clean transportation, both on and off the bus.

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