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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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Black & Veatch Announces New Leadership in Hong Kong

Publish date:   |   Location HONG KONG SAR, PR China

Black & Veatch has announced that Andy Kwok will transition to lead the company’s Hong Kong water business operations, starting January 1, 2018. He will replace Alan Man, who will be retiring at the end of the year.

“Andy is well positioned to lead our Hong Kong office into the future, bringing invaluable project insights from Hong Kong and Mainland China. Alan, in turn, leaves behind a legacy of project innovation and talent throughout our operation, and we wish him the best in his future endeavors,” said Cindy Wallis-Lage, President of Black & Veatch’s water business.

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The MWRD of Greater Chicago’s Nutrient Recovery Facility earns Top Honor from Water Environment Federation

Publish date:   |   Location CHICAGO, Illinois

The world’s largest nutrient recovery facility that improves water quality of the Chicago Area Waterway System while reducing downstream phosphorus discharges into the Gulf of Mexico has won a coveted Project Excellence Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF). The honor will be presented to the project’s owner, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD); Black & Veatch, the facility’s design-builder; and technology provider, Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies.

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Construction Begins on Microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, Kansas

U.S. Marine Corps and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest leadership hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 28 celebrating the start of construction for an energy security microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, in San Diego, California. Black & Veatch and Schneider Electric, in a joint venture, are providing design and construction support on the project.  

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Black & Veatch taps Joe Lauria to support rapid growth water markets in U.S.

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, Kansas

Black & Veatch has named Joe Lauria as its Vice President and Director of Planning and Growth for the Americas in the company’s water business. In this new role, Lauria will help clients identify and implement sustainable solutions to evolving water challenges. Based in Irvine, California, his primary focus will be on fast-growth U.S. markets in California, Florida and Texas.

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Black & Veatch and Renewable Energy Test Center launch new energy storage bankability service

Publish date:   |   Location Las Vegas, Nevada

Black & Veatch, a leading engineering, construction and consulting company, and Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC), an engineering services, and certification testing provider for photovoltaic and renewable energy products, today announced the launch of a new energy storage bankability service. The bankability service reflects the growing need for advanced testing and assessments of products, processes and technologies supporting the fast-growing photovoltaics (PV) and energy storage markets.

 

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Black & Veatch bolsters water infrastructure design-build expertise

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Black & Veatch, a leading provider of design-build project delivery services for the water industry, today announced that Bruce Duff has been named Managing Director of Design-Build within its water business. Duff will be based in the Company’s Toronto metro area office.

 

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Black & Veatch: Asia’s Power Industry Challenged by Growing Demand and Transformative Change

Publish date:   |   Location Bangkok, Thailand

The global power industry is experiencing an unprecedented period of transformation, a shift acutely felt in the developing nations of Asia where providers are tasked to meet growing demands for reliable and affordable power. These shifts will be center stage as Black & Veatch celebrates 50 years of powering Asia at PowerGEN Asia September 19-21 in Bangkok.

 

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Rockwell Collins Teams With Black & Veatch and Ameren for Beyond Visual Line of Sight UAS Flight Within Power Line Infrastructure

Publish date:   |   Location Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Rockwell Collins, working closely with Black & Veatch, has successfully demonstrated a beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flight along almost 10 miles of power line infrastructure owned by Ameren Corp., located near Newton, Illinois.

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Water Reclamation Facility Upgrades Help Keep Chesapeake Bay Clean

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Anne Arundel County leadership in Maryland recently celebrated the successful completion of upgrades to the Cox Creek Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), designed to drastically reduce pollutants in local waterways.

The facility began processing wastewater earlier this month, improving the quality of water that discharges into the Chesapeake Bay. Black & Veatch is providing construction management and inspection services on the ongoing project, including design review, project controls and budget and schedule management. 

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Black & Veatch: Renewables, Distributed Energy Resources Driving Investments in Power Transmission Assets

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

The influx of renewables and evolving customer demand for green energy and reliability are driving the electric industry to make significant capital investments in power delivery assets. Global engineering and construction company Black & Veatch’s just-released 2017 Strategic Directions: Electric Industry Report explores how these transmission and distribution plays reflect the increasing roles of advanced technologies and distributed energy resources in pursuit of an uninterruptable power flow.

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Black & Veatch appoints Rajiv Menon to lead India business

Publish date:   |   Location Mumbai, India

Black & Veatch, a leading provider of critical infrastructure, has appointed Rajiv Menon as new managing director for its India business.

Rajiv joined the company in 2013 as Executive Director of Commercial and Business Development. Since then the company has played an increasingly significant role in ground-breaking national and local government, and private sector, infrastructure projects across the oil and gas, power, water sectors. Rajiv has strong techno-commercial acumen, and chemical engineering and financial management degrees from reputed Indian universities.

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Black & Veatch wins India's first floating LNG project

Publish date:   |   Location Mumbai, India

Black & Veatch will deliver critical elements of India's first floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal. The project will help develop the Indian gas market, which is projected to be one of the fastest growing in the world during the next two decades.

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B&V Positions for Long-lasting Impact on Colorado’s Water Supply

Publish date:   |   Location DENVER, Colorado

Black & Veatch, a market leader in dams, water storage and conveyance, is working to ensure sustainable water supply in Colorado by assigning two senior practice leaders to help meet client needs. Greg Zamensky and Chris Mueller will deliver Black & Veatch's water supply, dam-related storage and transmission systems services along the Front Range.

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