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New Atonix Digital president brings deep software experience to help clients deploy data analytics solutions

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Leading data analytics provider Atonix Digital announced today that Paul McRoberts, a proven innovator with deep experience in leading software solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) market, has been named the company’s new president.

At Atonix Digital, a wholly owned subsidiary of Black & Veatch, McRoberts will oversee development and deployment of the company’s suite of software solutions powered by ASSET360, the cloud-based data analytics platform that drives operational and planning solutions for complex and distributed assets. 

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Black & Veatch Reinforces Power Delivery Expertise Across U.S.

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch, a leading provider of design-build power delivery services, is expanding its staff of power delivery experts to help clients maximize reliability and resilience in the grid. Through additions to its local and regional presence in critical markets, the company is adding staff to its 14 regional offices as highlighted by expansions in Boston and Chicago as well as a new opening in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Black & Veatch’s BOLD® consultant status to drive new wave of power transmission infrastructure

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch, a market leader in power transmission and distribution infrastructure, announced today it has been named as a BOLD® consultant for the deployment of Breakthrough Overhead Line Design® (BOLD) transmission lines. BOLD structures and specifications have the potential to provide higher power delivery capacity, allowing more power to be transmitted and delivered while mitigating community impacts through lowered structure heights and reduced footprint over traditional approaches.

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Black & Veatch, Synexis effort in fighting illness-causing microbes wins Edison award

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

A Black & Veatch partnership with Synexis Biodefense Systems that used data analytics to advance Synexis’ microbe-fighting devices in workplaces and other occupied spaces has won a coveted Edison Awards prize for “collective disruption.”

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Dr. Leon Downing joins Black & Veatch as Water Technology Group innovation leader

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS
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Black & Veatch to support E.ON's Business and Community Solutions in the UK

Publish date:   |   Location REDHILL, SURREY

Black & Veatch has been engaged by E.ON to provide technical and consultancy services in the United Kingdom that will support E.ON’s Business and Community Solutions Business to deliver reliable more efficient power solutions to its customers. The three-year agreement supports E.ON`s Business Heat and Power Solutions' biomass and combined heat and power (CHP) operations.

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Black & Veatch Launches New Entity to Increase Agility in Delivering Specialized Talent

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch, a leading consulting, engineering and construction company, has launched the Black & Veatch Knowledge Network, LLC (BVKN). The new entity will help provide clients with increased access to specialized consulting talent as well as address a market shift in career development preferences.

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Black & Veatch named LNG industry EPC Contractor of the Year

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Black & Veatch, a global leader in the design, construction and delivery of innovative floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) production and regasification solutions, has been named EPC Contractor of the Year. The award, presented to Black & Veatch at the recent LNG USA Summit 2018 in Houston, cited the company’s advanced capabilities in executing complex projects and coincides with increasing investor interest in flexible, cost-effective LNG solutions that can more quickly move supply to end users.

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Black & Veatch Center of Excellence in Houston Drives Tunneling, Flood Control Options

Publish date:   |   Location HOUSTON, TX

Black & Veatch, a leader in the design and construction management of large-diameter, deep-tunneling projects, announced today it has created a Center of Excellence in its Houston office to deliver sustainable, cost-effective tunneled solutions. With extensive background in large-scale tunneling projects across Texas, the U.S. and globally, Black & Veatch is uniquely positioned to help clients deliver challenging conveyance and storage projects with an eye to economic, environmental and community benefits.

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Nomi Bergman, Communications Industry Visionary, Elected to Black & Veatch Board

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KS

Nomi Bergman, Senior Executive Officer at Advance/Newhouse Partnership and former president of Bright House Networks, has been selected to join the Black & Veatch Board of Directors. A widely recognized leader in the cable industry, Bergman will bring experience in the development and deployment of new digital technologies and expertise in operational and customer enhancements.

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Black & Veatch to Lead DCO Process for New 900 MW CCGT in the UK

Publish date:   |   Location REDHILL, UK

Black & Veatch will lead the development consent order (DCO) process for a new 900 megawatt (MW) combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) project.

The Wyre Combined Cycle Project – in Fleetwood, Lancashire, UK - was awarded to Black & Veatch by China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) and Wyre Power Limited. Black & Veatch will provide engineering, environmental and planning expertise to help CMEC secure the DCO and allow the project to proceed. 

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Black & Veatch India is certified for global best practices

Publish date:   |   Location Mumbai, India

Black & Veatch India has been certified to three international standards. The company has attained ISO 9001-2015, ISO 14001-2015 and OHSAS 18001-2007 in the areas of project management, engineering, procurement, construction and construction management. This demonstrates world-class quality, environmental and health and safety management.

The certification is valid on projects executed from India offices of Black & Veatch - for both domestic and international clients - in support of all the company’s business lines: power, oil and gas, telecommunications and water.

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Black & Veatch and EMS Cognito join forces to deliver utility asset reliability programmes

Publish date:   |   Location REDHILL, UK

Well managed assets are central to reduced risk, and outperformance of operational and financial targets. To help utilities achieve world-class asset management Black & Veatch and EMS Cognito have teamed-up to offer bespoke Lean Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) programmes and training.

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San Diego to Develop Innovative Hydropower Energy Storage Project

Publish date:   |   Location SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Black & Veatch has been selected to serve as owners’ representative for an energy storage facility at the San Vicente Reservoir near Lakeside in San Diego County, California. The project owners, the San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego, are assessing the potential to develop the 500 megawatt (MW) San Vicente Energy Storage Facility (SVESF) to increase the availability and efficiency of renewable energy for the region. It will provide enough stored energy to supply approximately 325,000 homes annually. 

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Black & Veatch: Data Analytics is the Foundation of Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Big Data’s potential to improve community quality of life while making critical human infrastructure more efficient and sustainable is overcoming lingering fears about the costs of smart city solutions. Black & Veatch’s just-released 2018 Strategic Directions: Smart Cities & Utilities Report finds that bold advances in data analytics, electric transportation and next-generation communications systems will propel smart city development. Read more

Atonix Digital™ to provide data-driven infrastructure solutions

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Responding to the widening importance of Big Data analytics across the global business landscape, leading engineering, construction and consulting company Black & Veatch today launched Atonix Digital™ LLC. Atonix Digital is a wholly-owned subsidiary tasked with delivering transformational, data-driven solutions for clients.

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Black & Veatch Wins Innovation and Creativity Award in Hong Kong

Publish date:   |   Location Hong Kong SAR, PR China

Black & Veatch has won the 2017 Hong Kong Awards for Industries: Innovation and Creativity Grand Award. The award recognises the company’s role as the hydraulic designer of the recently completed Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme (HVUSSS) for the Drainage Services Department of Hong Kong SAR (DSD).

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Chicago Area Reservoir to Save Estimated $114 Million in Flood and Pollution Reduction

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week celebrated the completion of the first phase of the McCook Reservoir project, a key component of MWRD’s plan to reduce flood damage and sewer overflow pollution in the Chicago area. Read more

Black & Veatch work on $1.3B Koch Fertilizer plant expansion contributes to water award

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a leading engineering and construction company with deep expertise in industrial water treatment, water reuse and water infrastructure, helped guide a Koch Industries subsidiary to an award-winning water treatment project at the Koch Fertilizer plant in Enid, Oklahoma.

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New electric utility pricing tool from Black & Veatch offers significant advancement in Distributed Generation analytics

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a market leader in the analysis and design of distributed generation systems, today announced a patent-pending analytics tool that accurately evaluates the utility ratemaking impacts of adding distributed power generation to the grid.

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