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Apr 24, 2018, 10:12 ET Burns & McDonnell Named No. 8 on the 2018 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

After reviewing survey responses from more 51,000 employees, Great Place to Work and Fortune have named Burns & McDonnell as one of the 2018...


Apr 06, 2018, 12:39 ET Stillwater Energy Center's Reciprocating Engines Earn ACEC Award in Oklahoma

A project to generate rapid, efficient and flexible energy to counterbalance fluctuations in power from renewable sources — a project powered by...


Apr 03, 2018, 14:18 ET Jeff Keller Earns National Design-Build Certification

Jeff Keller, a senior project manager in the Burns & McDonnell Water Global Practice, has earned the Design-Build industry's highest...


Mar 29, 2018, 10:37 ET Rehabilitation of Topeka's Layne High Service Pump Station Earns Kan-Struct Award

Work to overhaul a pump system critical to providing Topeka-area residents and businesses clean, reliable and efficient water service has earned...


Mar 22, 2018, 14:53 ET Burns & McDonnell Strengthens Growing Aviation Team in Dallas-Fort Worth

Burns & McDonnell is strengthening its growing aviation team in Dallas-Fort Worth, bringing in experienced professionals to provide integrated...


Mar 21, 2018, 07:00 ET DISA Global Operations Headquarters Secures ACEC Award in Illinois

A new operational headquarters for the agency that plans, develops, delivers and operates the military's command-and-control capabilities,...


Mar 20, 2018, 15:43 ET Entergy New Orleans Provides Burns & McDonnell Notice to Proceed as EPC Contractor for New Orleans Power Station

Burns & McDonnell has been selected by Entergy New Orleans as engineer-procure-construct (EPC) project manager for a new 128-megawatt gas-fired...


Mar 16, 2018, 14:42 ET Kerrie Greenfelder Earns National Design-Build Certification

Kerrie Greenfelder, a senior project manager in the Burns & McDonnell Water group, has earned the Design-Build industry's highest distinction...


Mar 13, 2018, 07:00 ET Cleanup Project at Loveland Products Fertilizer Site Wins ACEC Award in Nebraska

A project to decommission, demolish and clean up the site of an idled fertilizer plant within nine months, saving $2 million in the process, is...


Mar 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Burns & McDonnell Adds Project Manager for Enterprise Systems Integration

Rajeev Sinha has joined Burns & McDonnell in its Business & Technology Solutions Group as the firm continues to add expertise to help...


Mar 08, 2018, 08:00 ET Leader with Burns & McDonnell Canada Joins IEEE Executive Committee

Ahsan Upal, National Chair of Technical Association's Industry Outreach, Promotes Technology Efforts Ahsan Upal, a leader for Burns &...


Mar 07, 2018, 09:00 ET National Transportation Leader at Burns & McDonnell Selected to Steer Kansas City Toward New Transportation Solutions

Julie Lorenz has devoted her entire career to one of the biggest drivers of our economy — transportation. The strategic consultant from Burns &...


Feb 28, 2018, 10:04 ET Predictable Outcomes for Complex, Mega-Scale Industrial Projects

The late 2016 acquisition of Wisconsin-based AZCO Inc., has given Burns & McDonnell a foothold in competing for complex, multiphase industrial...


Feb 23, 2018, 16:02 ET Mission Possible: NASA Astronaut Lands at Burns & McDonnell to Show Kansas City Students How STEM Took Him from the Classroom to the Cosmos

Not long after spending 136 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS), NASA astronaut Jack Fischer captivated hundreds of Kansas City...


Feb 21, 2018, 14:03 ET Arkansas City Dedicates New 5.4 MGD Water Treatment Facility

A new 5.4 million-gallon-per-day (MGD) Water Treatment Facility for Arkansas City, Kansas, is ready for service. Formal dedication ceremonies are...


Feb 20, 2018, 11:35 ET Big Canyon Creek Restoration Improves Water Quality, Wins ACEC Award in California

What began as a project to remove a single contaminant from a degraded urban creek ended as a comprehensive program to restore the creek to its...


Feb 19, 2018, 15:19 ET A Successful Approach: Union Station Westward Expansion Wins ACEC Award

A $7.8 million project that used an innovative contracting approach to make the front yard of "Kansas City's home" even more welcoming and easier...


Feb 12, 2018, 13:01 ET Turning Pipe Failure to Project Success: West Blue River Interceptor Wins ACEC Award

An emergency-repair project that quickly restored sewer service, protected against future problems and saved Kansas City, Missouri, more than...


Feb 02, 2018, 12:58 ET Expansion in Orange County: Burns & McDonnell Relocates to Make Room for Major Growth

After growing in California from a few employee-owners to nearly 200 since opening its doors in the 1990s, Burns & McDonnell is expanding its...


Feb 01, 2018, 15:06 ET New Hire for Burns & McDonnell as It Makes Gains in the UK Market

Burns & McDonnell, an engineering and construction company, has hired engineer James Crouch to lead its engineering team in the UK. The Kansas...


Jan 25, 2018, 15:00 ET Burns & McDonnell Announces Promotions for Board of Directors, Officer Group

Ray Kowalik, chairman and CEO of Burns & McDonnell, announces promotions of two employee-owners onto the board of directors and six into and...


Jan 17, 2018, 11:49 ET His Family Helped Build Detroit. Now He's Engineering Downtown's Resurgence

Ben Nabozny can still feel the brick and smell the mortar, the raw materials that his dad — and dad's brothers and father before him — had loaded...


Jan 09, 2018, 12:18 ET Burns & McDonnell Builds Strength with Regional Manager for Design-Build

Burns & McDonnell has expanded its Construction/Design-Build team with the addition of Chad Cotter, a professional experienced in the full...


Dec 01, 2017, 10:11 ET Burns & McDonnell and Modus Strategic Solutions Open Office in Tiverton, Ontario, to Play Key Project Controls Role in Support of Bruce Power's Life Extension to 2064

Burns & McDonnell and Modus Strategic Solutions have opened a new office in Tiverton, Ontario, to support implementation of comprehensive...


Nov 30, 2017, 16:02 ET A Grandview Elementary Program Edges Out 820 Exhibit Ideas To Win Grand Prize In The Burns & McDonnell Battle Of The Brains Competition

The imagination of 16 elementary students in the Grandview School District will soon come to life at Science City. Today, organizers of Kansas...