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Satellite-based dam monitoring system launched
28 January, 2021
Binnies and Rezatec have launched an intelligent satellite-based dam monitoring system, with the strategic partnership combining Binnies’ reservoir expertise and digital ecosystem services with Rezatec’s Geospatial AI techniques to deliver strategic reservoir safety, operational and commercial benefits.
RSK to buy Black & Veatch’s UK and Asia water businesses
18 December, 2020
Environmental, engineering and technical services business RSK Group Limited (RSK) is close to acquiring the Water Europe and Water Asia businesses of Black & Veatch.
New leadership appointment for Black & Veatch in Latin America
14 April, 2020
Black & Veatch has announced the appointment of Oscar Falcon as Senior Vice President and Managing Director for the company’s power business in Latin America.
Black & Veatch joins forces with Rezatec for AI-driven asset condition assurance
19 February, 2020
Black & Veatch has entered into a strategic partnership with Rezatec to collaboratively develop decision support tools that enable owners and operators of infrastructure assets to make intelligent, business critical decisions using geospatial analytics.
Black & Veatch to inspect reservoirs in Hong Kong
12 June, 2018
Black & Veatch has been appointed one of the independent inspectors of Hong Kong's reservoirs, with the company’s UK and Hong Kong teams to collaborate on the project.
Black & Veatch named owner’s representative for San Diego pumped storage plant
22 January, 2018
Plans for a 500MW pumped storage facility at the San Vicente Reservoir near Lakeside in San Diego County, California, have taken a major step forward with the news that Black & Veatch has been selected to serve as owners’ representative for the project.
Black & Veatch wins role on Colorado dam expansion
01 June, 2017
Black & Veatch is to provide program management services to Denver Water on the Gross Reservoir Expansion - a project that will raise an existing dam, increase hydro output and improve water supply.
Black & Veatch selected to work on Boone Dam remediation
16 December, 2015
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has selected Black & Veatch as engineer of record responsible for the design and quality assurance of remediation work taking place at the Boone Dam on the South Holston River in Tennessee, US.
Black & Veatch celebrates 100th anniversary
17 August, 2015
Black & Veatch has this month celebrated a century of providing critical infrastructure solutions for clients around the world.
Black & Veatch opens hydro centre in Singapore
01 October, 2014
Engineering and construction company Black & Veatch has opened a Hydropower Centre of Excellence in Singapore in a bid to help countries in the region look at new ways to harness their hydro resources.
Black & Veatch engaged on Scottish Water hydro programme
17 October, 2013
Black & Veatch has announced it is supporting Scottish Water’s ambitious hydropower generation programme designed to boost Scotland’s renewable energy generation capacity.
Black & Veatch to design replacement powerhouse for Wisconsin hydro plant
03 May, 2012
Black & Veatch has announced it is designing a new hydroelectric powerhouse to replace a nearly 100 year-old facility in Wisconsin, US, for We Energies.
Black & Veatch to manage Anderson dam retrofit
03 April, 2012
Black & Veath has been selected by the Santa Clara Valley Water District to lead an urgent seismic retrofit program for Anderson Dam in California, US. The $150M program will enable the water district to once again use the dam for maximum water supply storage when completed in 2018.
UK’s tidal energy resources to be modelled by the ETI
18 October, 2011
The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is to model the UK’s tidal energy resources in a project that will improve understanding of the possible interactions between tidal energy extraction systems as they are deployed between now and 2050.
Request for Proposals issued for Lower Churchill Project
12 July, 2010
Nalcor Energy has issued three companies with a Request for Proposals (RFP) for detailed engineering design, procurement and construction management work on the Lower Churchill hydroelectric project in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Ernie Wright joins Black & Veatch’s energy business, Eamonn Kelly appointed Managing Director of water business in Asia Pacific
08 February, 2010
Ernie Wright has joined Black & Veatch as a Senior Vice President in the company’s global energy business. Wright will be responsible for overseeing large-scale, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects across the Americas, as well as growing the number of these types of projects for Black & Veatch in the region.
Construction work begins on San Vicente dam raise
08 July, 2009
Construction work has started to raise the height of the San Vicente concrete gravity dam, in California.
Lake Lenexa project wins USSD award
13 May, 2009
The Lake Lenexa Dam and Spillway project in Kansas City, US, has been awarded the US Society of Dams (USSD) 2009 Excellence in the Constructed Project Award.
Plans for Lower Churchill scheme moved ahead
27 February, 2009
Calls for expressions of interest in the Lower Churchill scheme in Newfoundland and Labrador have been issued to six firms by the provincial energy utility of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nalcor Energy.
A welcome return for hydro
28 January, 2009
The Scottish government is working hard to claim the title as the green energy capital of Europe. In recent years the pace of hydroelectric development has slowed, but publication of a new study has established hydro’s important role in fulfilling this ambition. There is now tremendous enthusiasm to ensure that Scotland’s hydro power legacy lives on. Suzanne Pritchard reports