In The News
Read what consumer and trade publications have said about Burns & McDonnell and its projects.
Media inquiries should be directed to Kristi Widmar, Manager of Corporate Communications, 816-448-7379.
September 2, 2013
Burns & McDonnell's "Team Courage Coneheads" recently raised more than $180,000 for life-saving cancer research and treatment during the annual Pan Mass Challenge, a two-day, 190-mile bike-a-thon.
August 23, 2013Kansas City Business Journal: Burns & McDonnell CEO: If you want the Seattle fish market, you have to share ownership
Don't be afraid of employee ownership. That's the message Burns & McDonnell CEO Greg Graves sent roughly a dozen startup owners during a group lunch earlier this month as part of the Access for Entrepreneurs program through the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.
August 21, 2013
Leaders in the classroom, administrative, medical and corporate fields will be joined by two programs designed to help students facing adversity and at-risk as inductees into the Mid-America Education Hall of Fame. Greg Graves is being inducted for leading the company's efforts to expand, encourage and educate the next generation of engineers, architects, construction managers and environmental scientists.
August 16, 2013
When companies are recruiting, they often tout the culture and benefits. But it says volumes when their employees agree that it is indeed a place people want to be. For the eighth consecutive year, Burns & McDonnell is on the top 10 list of large companies.
August 12, 2013
Burns & McDonnell has hired 225 recent college graduates this year. In 2014, the rapidly growing firm — which recently added its 4,000th employee — plans on hiring another 250 recent grads.
August 5, 2013
Budding scientists and engineers have a shot at earning hefty grants for their schools and leaving a lasting legacy at Science City. A second edition of the Battle of the Brains, sponsored by Burns & McDonnell, is now registering teams from schools in 18 counties in Missouri and Kansas.
August 1, 2013
Alliant Energy Corp's Interstate Power and Light awarded a $110 million contract to replace equipment at its Ottumwa coal-fired power plant in Iowa to engineering firms Babcock & Wilcox Co. and privately held Burns & McDonnell.
August 1, 2013WaterWorld: Tiny Treatment, Big Solutions: Nanoscience Offers Potential to Enhance Water Purification Techniques
Once considered a farfetched notion, nanotechnology is now a reality and is starting to be incorporated into different water treatment applications, including membranes and adsorbents and processes like desalination and coagulation, revolutionizing the way water and wastewater is purified across the industry.
July 31, 2013Fort Mill Times: Project joint venture awarded $110 million contract to replace equipment at Iowa power plant
A joint venture of Burns & McDonnell and a subsidiary of The Babcock & Wilcox Company has been awarded a $110 million contract to replace auxiliary equipment at Interstate Power and Light Company's (IPL) Ottumwa Generating Station power plant in Ottumwa, Iowa.
July 22, 2013
Design-build has been around since as far back as the 1980s, but its use has grown substantially in recent years as businesses and governments try to save money and get projects done faster. At Burns & McDonnell, design-build revenues have grown from $50 million a decade ago to $900 million today.
June 29, 2013
Burns & McDonnell's work on the Mosaic Salt Cavern Backfill project will receive an engineering excellence award at the upcoming Kansas Society of Professional Engineers' annual conference.