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BLACK & VEATCH

BLACK & VEATCH

Multi-professional Consultancy, Engineering & Construction Business

BLACK & VEATCH
Grosvenor House
69 London Road
REDHILL
RH1 1LQ
United Kingdom
01737 774155
http://www.bv.com

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Black & Veatch is an integrated engineering company which supplies the full range of consultancy, design, procurement, refurbishment and decommissioning services. We deliver pragmatic and innovative solutions for our clients in the areas of water, environment, information and other vital infrastructure.

With experience of countries and cultures across the globe, we are in touch with local issues and can tailor our services to satisfy local needs, whilst at the same time our global network of professionals provide access to expertise that only an organisation with true 'concept to decommissioning' capability can provide.

Black & Veatch is nearing its second century of service to the infrastructure needs of the world. From its founding in 1915 by E.B. black and N.T. Veatch, through to today's worldwide operations, the company has always placed the needs of its clients first in building a world of difference.

We plan and carry out our operations in compliance with all relevant Health & Safety legislation and codes of practice. Also, our Quality and Environmental Management systems are both approved by Lloyd's Register of Quality Assurance (LRQA) to the quality standards BS EN ISO 9001:2000 and BS EN ISO 14001:1996 respectively. As well, we take pride in our staff and are recognised under the Investors in People (IiP) scheme.


ACTIVITIES

We work with clients from initial concept to final commissioning, and long term operation if required.

We are involved in partnering & alliancing, joint venture, design-build, design-construction management and turnkey projects.

The services that we provide include study & design work; modeling; specialist engineering; project management; planning and procurement; investigation and survey; construction supervision; technical advice; and safety & risk services.

Water Resources:
Dam & hydropower design; water abstraction & irrigation; desalination; water transfer using long distance pipelines and canals; design of tunnels for water/wastewater transport; design of outfalls; dam inspections; water asset operation, maintenance and management advice.

Water Treatment & Distribution:
Water quality; leakage; metering and billings; network solutions; modelling; and the design of service & storage reservoirs.

Processes:
Clarification; Dissolved air flotation; Counter current dissolved air flotation and filtration (COCODAFF); Filtration; Pressure or gravity in various configurations; 'K' type suspended filter floor; Carbon adsorption(GAC); Membrane technology; Ion exchange; Recarbonation; Nitrate removal.

Wastewater collection & Treatment:
We have extensive experience in wastewater and sludge treatment in the construction of new plants; the refurbishment and upgrading of existing plants; Urban Pollution Management (UPM) techniques; "No-Dig" solutions; Sustainable Drainage; Sludge treatment and the management of the disposal/reuse routes.

Processes:
Primary separation-conventional tanks; Lamella separators; Submerged Aerated Filtration (SAFe) process; Activated sludge systems; Biological nutrient removal; Biological aerated filters; Sequence batch reactor technology; Sludge conditioning; Sludge digestion; Thermal drying; CHP.

Industrial Water/Wastewater:
Industrial sectors served: Power Generation; Textile Manufacture; Iron and Steel Manufacture; Petrochemical Production; Pharmaceutical Manufacture.

Environment:
Environmental protection; Strategic Environmental Assessment; Environmental Impact Assessment; Environmental Audit; Modelling; Flood & Coastal Defences; Renewable Energy; Waste Management; Waterside Developments; Waterways.

Information Solutions:
Strategic consultancy; data management and integration; Management Information Systems (MIS) & Geographical Information Systems (GIS) application design and development; training and support.

Building Infrastructure:
Mechanical and electrical building services; structural engineering; assessment of brownfield sites for redevelopment; public infrastructure.

TYPICAL PROJECTS
ALGERIA - Arzew Desalination plant: Project Development, Concept Design, Bid Documents & Evaluation for a BOO (Build-Own-Operate) power and desalination plant using MSF technology (Multi-Stage-Flash). The proposed output water capacity is 86,871 m3/day and output electrical capacity is 314 MW

AUSTRALIA - Wanneroo WTW: Client-Water Corporation of Western Australia; Design and construct; conventional water treatment plant using aeration, coagulation, clarification and filtration; MIEX technology which uses an ion exchange resin that reduces the dissolved organic carbon in the raw water after aeration and prior to coagulation-most practical and lowest cost treatment option.

BOTSWANA - North South Carrier Water Pipeline: Development of infrastructure of Eastern Botswana water supply system. 360 km long, large diameter pipeline, pumping stations, break pressure tanks and three treatment works. BVCs undertook the feasibility study and design.

CHINA - Liaoning Province Power Transmission & Grid Rehabilitation: includes construction of four single circuit 500kV transmission lines, with a total length of 502km; two new 500/220kV substations and expansion at four other 500kV substations, including various extension measures at 220kV and 66kV in these substations; 4500 MVA of transformer capacity.

EGYPT - Greater Cairo Wastewater Project: design and construction of new major works for sewerage and sewage treatment including 50 km of sewer tunnels, three main sewage pumping stations and a new sewage treatment works, including rehabilitation of existing system.

INDIA - Review of Operation & Maintenance of the Mumbai Water Supply: An 18-month partnership study of operation and maintenance. The study aims to increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve customer service, in a city with a population of more than 11 million people.
-Panjrapur WTW: Client-Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai; Turnkey Design, build, install and commission, all works, civils and mechanical and electrical; process used included clarification and twin-bed 'K' floor.

IRELAND - Ringsend WWTW: Client-Dublin Corporation; Population served 1.7million; Design,Build,Operate; Black & Veatch Contracting was responsible for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of all mechanical, electrical and process plant

KUWAIT - Sewer Renovation & Replacement: For Phase III of the work the firm prepared design and tender documents for: three pumping stations; 17 km of renovation of sewers of diameter 200 - 600 mm; 53 km of replacement sewers of diameters 200 - 900 mm including 10km by trenchless methods.

PAKISTAN -Ghazi Barotha Hydroelectric Scheme: feasibility study, design and construction supervision of 1425 MW hydroelectric scheme, with barrage, 52 km power canal and power station.
- Pehur High Level Irrigation Canal: the firm was appointed as part of a joint venture to undertake design, prepare tender documents and supervise construction of existing irrigation networks, the new 26 km long canal and associated tunnels and new irrigation areas. This scheme covers 53 000 ha in total and incorporates the world's largest parabolic canal.

PHILIPPINES - Asset Management Advice on Manila's Water & Sewerage System: the firm did an audit of the first asset condition reports with the objective of informing the Regulatory Office of the quality of the work undertaken by the concessionaires. A set of Reporting Requirements was also produced that would serve as an improved specification for future asset condition reports.

PORTUGAL - Lever WTW: Client-Aguas do Douro e Paiva; Turnkey; Works included the process design and the supply and commissioning of mechanical and electrical equipment; Treatment process-screening, pre ozonation, coagulation, flotation, filtration, pH correction and sterilization; COCODAFF incorporated; Small footprint.

SAUDI ARABIA - Al-Khafji Power Plant: installation of a 90MW simple cycle power plant. The Scope of Work included Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) and procurement specifications for all mechanical and electrical systems. Design and construction project management was also provided throughout the duration of the project.

SINGAPORE - Chestnut Avenue Water Treatment Works: Extension to water treatment works capacity from 273 to 546 Ml/d, using immersed membrane technology. The new membrane plant is one of the largest in the world.

TURKMENISTAN - Turkmenabat WTW: Client-Lebap Province Administration; Turnkey design and supply of all the mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and control equipment for the water treatment plant and pumping stations and for the supervision of the installation and commissioning of plant; Treatment process includes alum and polyelectrolyte dosing, pH correction, sludge blanket clarification (6 flat bottom clarifiers), rapid gravity filtration and disinfection with chlorine.

UNITED KINGDOM
- Frankley Water Treatment Works: EPC services for the supply and installation of buildings and plant for new process works for on-site production of chlorine gas.
- Oxford Flood Defence Strategy: preparation of a flood defence strategy for the Oxford area, to provide a framework for decision-making and action, related to both the provision and the management of sustainable flood defence policies.
- Mapping Access Land in England: The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (Part 1) will give the public a new right to walk over thousands of acres of open country and registered common land in England. The firm is undertaking the mapping and consultation exercise as required under the legislation, and is working on behalf of the Countryside Agency. The project involves the production of three stages of maps, and includes extensive publicity and consultation. It covers the whole of England over a four-year period.
- Mogden WWTW: Client-Thames Water; Population served 1.8 million; Partnering; Construction, installation and decommissioning; the digester refurbishment and sludge stream improvement included the upgrade of 16 digesters to meet a 12 day retention time at an operating temperature of 32 degrees C to 38 degrees C.
- Ford WWTW: Client-Southern Water; Population served 140,000; Design, Procurement, Construction, Installation, Commissioning; works includes preliminary treatment, sludge thickening and digestion; complete odour control and strict noise control is employed.
- Reading WWTW:Client-Thames Water; Partnering ; Design, construction, delivery, installation and commissioning of all the civils, process, mechanical, electrical and C&I works; work includes remediation, transfer of all flows to new site, new effluent treatment stream and new sludge stream.

EXPERIENCE IN
EUROPE AND CIS: Armenia, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

AFRICA: Angola, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

SOUTH ASIA: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

EAST ASIA: Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam

PACIFIC: Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

OFFICES ABROAD
India (Mumbai)
Telephone: +91 22 5694 5061
Contact Name: Gary Selby

ASSOCIATIONS
Black & Veatch (Parent company)
11401 Lamar Avenue
Overland Park
KS 66211
U.S.A
Tel: +1 (913) 458-2000
Fax: +1 (913) 458-2934

SECTORS AND DISCIPLINES
Agriculture: Rural infrastructure - access roads, irrigation & water supply
Architecture: Building engineers
Architecture: Structural and building services
Construction: Civil & specialist engineering
Construction: Contract advisory
Construction: Design & build
Construction: PFI / PPP
Construction: Project management
Energy: Hydropower
Energy: Renewables
Energy: Wave
Energy: Wind
Engineering: Civil
Engineering: Consulting
Engineering: Design
Engineering: Electrical
Engineering: Process / production
Engineering: Project
Engineering: Safety
Environment: Impact assessment
Environment: Management
Environment: Waste management
Infrastructure: Airports
Infrastructure: Buildings
Infrastructure: Engineers
Infrastructure: Flood prevention
Infrastructure: Marinas
Infrastructure: Ports & harbours
Infrastructure: Sewage
Infrastructure: Tunnels
Infrastructure: Water
Management: Asset management
Maritime: Coastal zone management
Maritime: Maritime & coastal environment
Privatisation: Due diligence
Privatisation: Efficiency assessment / audit
Privatisation: Public Private Partnerships
Privatisation: Tendering & contract selection
Water: Dams
Water: Demand management
Water: Environment
Water: Hydrology
Water: Institutional development
Water: Irrigation
Water: Private / public sector operation
Water: Regulation
Water: Reservoirs
Water: Surface & groundwater resources
Water: Urban / rural supply
Water: Wastewater
Construction: Turnkey
Engineering: Project management
Infrastructure: Schools / universities
Maritime: Marine engineering
Maritime: River engineering
Water: Infrastructure construction
Water: Sewage
Water: Flood prevention
Technology: Application Development

SECTORS AND DISCIPLINES

SectorDiscipline
AgricultureRural infrastructure - access roads, irrigation & water supply
ArchitectureStructural and building services
ConstructionCivil & specialist engineering
ConstructionContract advisory
ConstructionDesign & build
ConstructionPFI / PPP
ConstructionProject management
ConstructionTurnkey
EnergyHydropower
EnergyRenewables
EnergyWave
EnergyWind
EngineeringCivil
EngineeringConsulting
EngineeringDesign
EngineeringElectrical
EngineeringProcess / production
EngineeringProject
EngineeringProject management
EngineeringSafety
EnvironmentImpact assessment
EnvironmentManagement
EnvironmentWaste management
InfrastructureAirports
InfrastructureBuildings
InfrastructureEngineers
InfrastructureFlood prevention
InfrastructureMarinas
InfrastructurePorts & harbours
InfrastructureSchools / universities
InfrastructureSewage
InfrastructureTunnels
InfrastructureWater
ManagementAsset management
MaritimeCoastal zone management
MaritimeMarine engineering
MaritimeMaritime & coastal environment
MaritimeRiver engineering
PrivatisationDue diligence
PrivatisationEfficiency assessment / audit
PrivatisationPublic Private Partnerships
PrivatisationTendering & contract selection
TechnologyApplication Development
WaterDams
WaterDemand management
WaterEnvironment
WaterFlood prevention
WaterHydrology
WaterInfrastructure construction
WaterInstitutional development
WaterIrrigation
WaterPrivate / public sector operation
WaterRegulation
WaterReservoirs
WaterSewage
WaterSurface & groundwater resources
WaterUrban / rural supply
WaterWastewater

EXPERIENCE IN

Country
Algeria
Armenia
Australia
Bahrain
Belgium
Brunei
Cambodia
China
Cook Islands
Cyprus
Egypt
Fiji
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong (China)
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Laos
Lebanon
Libya
Malaysia
Morocco
Myanmar
New Zealand
Oman
Palestine
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Republic of Ireland
Republic of Korea
Romania
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Spain
Sudan
Thailand
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
Yemen