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Black & Veatch Joins Center for Hydrogen Safety to Help Accelerate Adoption of Low-Carbon Energy Source

With decarbonization a growing imperative, E&C industry leader is committed to advancing safe handling and use
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Hydrogen applications are emerging as a low-carbon breakthrough that will transform the power generation market amidst the rapidly changing energy landscape. As a leader in innovative infrastructure solutions, Black & Veatch announces it has joined the Center for Hydrogen Safety (CHS), a global nonprofit that supports and promotes the safe handling and use of hydrogen across industrial and consumer applications.

NEXT Coalition chooses first pilot efforts in 'Construction Safety Challenge'

Group adds new partner firms, issues renewed call for innovations to combat COVID-19 on work sites
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Three months since banding together to promote and share work-site safety best practices, the NEXT Coalition -- an industry collaboration among leading critical infrastructure and construction companies – has chosen five pilot projects meant to protect crews against challenges posed by COVID-19.

Diode Ventures Sells Fort Bend, Texas Solar Photovoltaic Project to Global Renewables Leader ACCIONA

Facility to provide renewable energy to fast-growing zone near Houston
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company that develops global infrastructure projects, today announced that renewable energy leader ACCIONA has acquired 100-percent of a 240-megawatt (MW) ac/315 MW dc photovoltaic (PV) project in development in Fort Bend County, Texas. 

Black & Veatch 'Experts on Demand' Service to Offer Food & Beverage, Biotechnology and Bioenergy Expertise

Micro-consulting platform taps NextGen Ag experts to help clients drive sustainability across operations
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A growing global population and impacts from climate change are challenging the world’s food supply chain, making the future of food, beverage and agriculture sectors more exciting – or unknown.

Building on Success Against COVID-19, Black & Veatch Launches Commercial Projects, Doubles IgniteX Funding

Registration being accepted for `Demo Day’ next month to showcase the innovations
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With the goal of delivering solutions to safeguard communities against COVID-19, Black & Veatch’s IgniteX COVID-19 Response Accelerator has launched five projects of new-to-market technologies at commercial sites in the United States. Based on these early successes, Black & Veatch has announced it is doubling its funding goal for the program to $500,000.

BPC - a Black & Veatch and PCL Construction Joint Venture - To Help Alberta Transition to a Lower-carbon Energy Future

Joint venture selected as EPC provider for construction of 900-MW gas-fired Cascade Power Plant in support of province’s decarbonization goals
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – BPC, a joint venture between Black & Veatch and PCL Industrial Management, has been selected to construct a 900-megawatt (MW), low-carbon natural gas combined cycle generating facility in Alberta under an EPC contract with Alberta-based developer Kineticor Resource Corp. BPC, which has a proven track record of delivering critical engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects, will help the Canadian province pursue decarbonization by transitioning away from coal-fired power.

Stith Joins Board of North American Freight Efficiency Organization

Black & Veatch director selected for experience in fleet electrification, decarbonization of vehicle charging infrastructure
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch today announced that Paul Stith, director of global transportation initiatives within the company’s Growth Accelerator, has been named to the board of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (

Innovation Takes Virtual Center Stage at Annual HP Reinvent Partner Event

Supporting partner business opportunities from virtual selling and growth through digital to the subscription economy, the future of work and education; introduces first partner sustainable impact and racial and gender equality programs
Summary: 

News Highlights:

  • Introduces productivity and collaboration PC experiences for home, office and on-the-go
  • Unveils range of new print products, services and solutions optimized for new ways of working
  • Invites partners to lean in on sustainable impact and racial and gender equality
Press Release

News Highlights:

  • Introduces productivity and collaboration PC experiences for home, office and on-the-go
  • Unveils range of new print products, services and solutions optimized for new ways of working
  • Invites partners to lean in on sustainable impact and racial and gender equality

Bright Ideas: GoCreate Provides the Tools to Accelerate Members' Ideas

Koch’s investment in community makerspace helps people bring concepts to reality
Blog

Stepping inside the 18,000-square-foot GoCreate makerspace on Wichita State University’s (WSU) campus, the cacophony from numerous machines printing, buzzing, welding and punching captures your attention. But to focus on them would be missing the true goal of GoCreate: helping its members bring ideas to life. 

Paso Robles WWTP Upgrade Garners Top Wastewater Project Award for Packing Multifaceted Sustainability into Existing Footprint

New tertiary treatment facilities, nutrient management system are models of sustainable innovation
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Packing long-term water resilience and other sustainable solutions into a small footprint earned the upgrade of the Paso Robles Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) top honors as the Global Water Awards’ 2020 Wastewater Project of the Year.

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