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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 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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Morlais tidal energy project appoints Black & Veatch as design consultant

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill Surrey

The UK’s tidal stream power resource is estimated to be 15 gigawatts (GW), 25 per cent of the country’s typical peak need. Through projects like the Morlais Demonstration Zone Black & Veatch is helping the tidal energy sector realise this potential.

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Hong Kong’s Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme Receives Water Science and Technology Medal

Publish date:   |   Location Hong Kong SAR

Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme (HVUSSS) has been awarded the 2018 Dai Yu Science & Technology Medal of the Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society (“中國水利學會「大禹水利科學技術獎」”) for outstanding achievement in the areas of innovation and technology development.

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Award recognizes Black & Veatch combination of advanced technology, EPC capability to address Northeast power demand

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch’s work on a high-efficiency power generation station that uses the latest gas turbine and water-cooling technology to deliver clean power to more than 900,000 homes across the northeast U.S. has been awarded the Industrial Project of the Year by the Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania.

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Hong Kong International Airport’s Trenchless Pipeline Installation Wins International Award

Publish date:   |   Location HONG KONG SAR

The International Society for Trenchless Technology has selected the Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Installation at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) to receive the 2018 No-Dig Award in the Project Award category. 

Black & Veatch served as the contractor’s designer for the non-dredged installation.

HKIA selected a project team with international, Mainland China and Hong Kong experience to excel in the science and technology innovation.

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Black & Veatch: Renewable Energy, Technology Spur Utility Modernization Push

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Faced with the rapid evolution of generation, transmission and distribution technology, utilities are poised to undergo their most visible transformation in more than a century. By actively pursuing grid modernization efforts now — deploying smart devices, predictive analytics and active network management strategies — they can overcome the pitfalls of aging infrastructure assets and meet rising customer demand for clean energy, reliability and a lowered carbon footprint.

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Hong Kong Appoints Black & Veatch to Protect Town Against Floods

Publish date:   |   Location HONG KONG SAR

The Drainage Services Department (DSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has appointed Black & Veatch to formulate and design a barrage scheme to improve flood protection levels in the low-lying town of Yuen Long.

The barrage scheme is part of DSD’s strategy to provide world-class wastewater and stormwater drainage services to enable the sustainable development of Hong Kong. 

Black & Veatch optimized the original flood alleviation scheme and identified a favorable site for the stormwater infrastructure.

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Diode Ventures to Support Google’s Carbon Free Energy Profile Effort in Taiwan

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company, announce they have been selected to finance and develop a solar farm of up to 10-megawatt (MW) in Tainan City, Taiwan that will help expand  Read more

Regulator Awards Renewable Electricity Audits to Black & Veatch

Publish date:   |   Location REDHILL SURREY, UK

UK energy regulator OFGEM has awarded its latest Renewable Electricity Generator Audits contract to Black & Veatch.

During the next 18 months Black & Veatch’s renewable energy experts will assess hundreds of renewable electricity generation sites receiving Renewable Obligation (RO) or Feed in Tariff (FIT) income; to ensure the sites are compliant with their relevant scheme requirements.

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Black & Veatch Names New President of Power Business

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

As power markets across the world go through a foundational transformation, Black & Veatch, a global leader in engineering, procurement, construction and infrastructure consulting services, today announced Mario Azar as the new president of its Power business. 

A 28-year energy industry veteran, Azar will lead all aspects of the Power business including business development, project execution, operations, workforce planning, and organizational capability and effectiveness, as well as serve on the company’s Executive Committee.

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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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