Engineering and Design


Olathe-based Terracon buys Texas environmental company

Terracon Consultants Inc. announced  its acquisition of a Midland, Tex. company, Sport Environmental Services LLC. Sport Environmental is Terracon’s second acquisition this year, joining GET Solutions Inc. of Virginia, and is its 14th acquisition since 2017. Terracon has offices in… more

Burns & McDonnell pushes to $5.3B revenue over last year

Kansas City-based Burns & McDonnell hit a record year of sales, producing $5.3 billion, supporting 15,000 projects and adding more than 600 employees. With the news of the construction engineering company’s financial success comes news of several leadership promotions including… more

Construction Executives Poised to Move Ahead

The past year has brought considerable tumult to the nation’s economy, but somewhat surprisingly, the construction and design sector in this region seems to fare somewhat better than in other parts of the country. A survey by the Association of… more

KC-based Burns & McDonnell expands, adds Ohio office

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Burns & McDonnell to Design $232 Million Addition for MU Health in Columbia

University of Missouri Health Care (MU Health Care) has selected Burns & McDonnell to plan and design a new $232 million hospital for women and children on its main hospital campus. Officials say the new facility will create a centralized… more

Black & Veatch to sell Water Europe, Water Asia businesses to overseas environmental consultancy

A deal that will see the transfer of Black & Veatch’s Water Europe and Water Asia businesses is expected to close over the next several weeks. Overland Park-based Black & Veatch announced it is in the process of finalizing a… more

Olathe-based Terracon expands services with acquisition

Olathe-based Terracon Consultants Inc. acquired a Williamsburg, Va., company with 15 employees that will expand the engineering firm's reach in Virginia and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. TAM Consultants Inc., which also has offices in Newport News and Richmond, Va., offers… more

New academic building for Drury University to break ground at end of October

Drury University will break ground on its first new academic building in two decades at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29. A limited number of guests, including donors, trustees, civic leaders and members of the campus community, will attend the… more

Hyperloop skips Missouri for test site, though first commercial route remains within reach

The highly anticipated news of where the new Hyperloop Certification Center will be built left many Missourians disappointed after Virgin Hyperloop One released its decision Thursday to build the test site in West Virginia. Two different proposals to land the… more

Metropolitan Community College to break ground on new Engineering Technology building

Tomorrow, Metropolitan Community College’s Penn Valley campus will upturn the first shovels-full of dirt where a completed Engineering Technology building will sit next year. In a 1 p.m. groundbreaking ceremony to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 6, the event will… more