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.
January 18, 2013
The St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District is working on a new sewer system to meet the requirements of a $4.7 billion settlement reached with the Environmental Protection Agency in 2011. Burns & McDonnell is one of five firms leading the watershed team.
January 17, 2013
Fortune magazine's new 2013 list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" ranks Burns & McDonnell at No. 18. The employee-owned engineering firm was the only Kansas City-based company to make the list, although some Kansas City-area workers are employed by other companies ranked in the top 100.
December 21, 2012
Burns & McDonnell assisted with renovations to replace light fixtures at the overhaul base with newer, more efficient technology.
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.