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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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Black & Veatch Announces Formation of Atonix Digital™

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Reflecting the growing convergence of data-driven software applications with its core client services, Black & Veatch, a leading engineering, construction and consulting company, today announced the creation of Atonix Digital™, LLC.

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Gas-Fired Power Generation Projects Can Diversify Indonesia's Energy Mix

Publish date:   |   Location Jakarta

As Indonesia plans the expansion of its natural gas infrastructure, development of gas-to-power projects is an important step to further diversify the country’s energy mix.

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Black & Veatch: LNG Technology, Infrastructure Requirements Push Collaborative Natural Gas Solutions

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Sustained low natural gas prices and evolving global supply dynamics are pushing natural gas industry players to innovate and find flexible solutions to meet market needs. The newly released 2017 Strategic Directions: Natural Gas Industry Report by Black & Veatch examines how organizations are planning for long-term, sustainable operations that can accommodate rising supplies and deliver them to markets eager to use natural gas as a cheaper and cleaner power generation source.

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Black & Veatch, Renewable Energy Test Center Launch Solar Industry’s First Bifacial Module Ranking

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a leading engineering, construction and consulting company and Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC), a world-class engineering services and certification testing provider for photovoltaic and renewable energy products, will launch the first bifacial photovoltaic (PV) module ranking in the solar industry. 

Bifacial modules are able to produce energy from both sides of the module and can outperform typical PV modules in certain applications. Interest in bifacial technology has risen dramatically as efficiencies have increased and costs have fallen. 

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Integrated Drone Solution Enhances Utility Asset Data

Publish date:   |   Location Las Vegas, Nevada

Black & Veatch and Aeryon Labs announced today that they have launched an end-to-end asset management inspection solution leveraging drone technology for global energy clients. Aeryon’s commercial unmanned aerial system (UAS) hardware, software and services enable the capture of critical infrastructure condition data that is integrated by Black & Veatch into a utility’s existing enterprise asset management (EAM) systems. Read more

Black & Veatch, ReThink Advisors Partner to Improve City Prosperity, Security and Sustainability

Publish date:   |   Location Cleveland, Ohio

Black & Veatch, a smart cities market leader, and strategic planning consultancy ReThink Advisors today announced a partnership to improve community well-being with a data-driven tool for city planning and performance. 

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Black & Veatch and China's TCC to target gas, chemical and fertilizer projects throughout Asia

Publish date:   |   Location Beijing, China

Black & Veatch and China Tianchen Engineering Corporation (TCC) have announced efforts to jointly market and pursue gas, chemical and fertilizer infrastructure projects. 

The companies will cooperate in developing engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) opportunities throughout Asia including Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. On select pursuits, TCC will also explore obtaining financing for the project.

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