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.
December 7, 2012
Burns & McDonnell is one of eight A/E/C industry leaders that was recognized for exemplary client service, and one of two companies to win the honors three years in a row.
December 4, 2012
During the New American City conference in Kansas City, representatives from Burns & McDonnell, which is co-sponsoring the event, showed off a new software system that provides a snapshot of public works activity. The software was designed initially to assist Kansas City with its $4.5 billion sewer project, but Burns & Mac believes it will be attractive to other governments trying to manage and coordinate public works projects.
December 3, 2012
Burns & McDonnell unveiled a new public works management product, PublicWay, at the CityAge New American City Summit in Kansas City. The web-based communications platform is designed to assist Kansas City's Water Services Department with its $4.5 billion, 25-year project to reduce the overflow of contaminants into the city's sewers.
November 30, 2012
If wind energy producers lose a key federal tax credit set to expire at the end of the year, the booming industry that has planted turbines all over Western Kansas could go bust, according to conventional wisdom. Burns & McDonnell consults on wind projects.
November 21, 2012
Westinghouse Electric Corp. will compete for funding of a small nuclear reactor program after losing out on a Department of Energy grant to a rival. Burns & McDonnell is a partner in the project. The Westinghouse SMR project would be built at Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center.
November 13, 2012Business Wire: SwRI to Demonstrate Use of Electric Vehicles as Part of Emergency Power Grid Under U.S. Army's SPIDERS Program
A team lead by Burns & McDonnell was recently awarded a $7 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to demonstrate integration of electric vehicles, generators and solar arrays to supply emergency power for Fort Carson, Colo. The program, called the Smart Power Infrastructure Demonstration for Energy Reliability and Security (SPIDERS), is intended to make military installations more energy efficient and secure.
November 11, 2012
Burns & McDonnell was recognized as one of Houston's top midsize workplaces, one of a limited number of companies to make the list for three years straight.
November 2, 2012
Burns & McDonnell is on pace for another profitable year, thanks in no small part to its transportation division's recent successes, including four big bridge design contracts in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma.
October 29, 2012
Burns & McDonnell engineers give area students a look inside the engineering profession, with an eye toward boosting girls' interest in technical fields.
October 26, 2012Kansas City Business Journal: Architects, engineers don't seem to be following the social media blueprint
Architects and engineers rely on careful measurement and planning. Perhaps it's no wonder, then, that a recent national survey showed that architecture and engineering firms are behind the business world as a whole in the use of social media. Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City's largest architecture firm, has one of the metro area's most advanced social media strategies.
October 25, 2012
Mike Beehler, vice president at Burns & McDonnell, will participate in leading a webinar on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, examining High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC), past and future use and related issues.