Engineering and Design

EV Component Manufacturer Selects KC For Its North American HQ

Posted August 2, 2023 Cnano Technology USA, Inc. announced Wednesday plans to invest $94.7 million in a 333,000-square-foot manufacturing facility at the Commerce Center, bringing 112 jobs to the facility and $7.1 million in payroll. The new facility will produce… more

Region Leaders Join on Rock Island Bridge

Dozens of local leaders, developers and media from both Kansas and Missouri gathered on the Rock Island Bridge Tuesday to celebrate its progress and the idea of binding the two states together. With little ground under their feet, the groundbreaking… more

Burns & McDonnell’s Kowalik to Retire at Year-End

Burns & McDonnell, the Kansas City region's biggest engineering/construction company, announced this morning that chairman and CEO Ray Kowalik would retire at the end of 2023. Kowalik succeeded Greg Graves in that role in 2017, becoming just the seventh CEO… more

July 2021 Digital Edition

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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


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