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Tetra Tech Featured in the EBJ Emerging Technology Issue

Leading with Science® to develop new technologies for a resilient future
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Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) released its 2020 "Emerging Technology & the Environmental Industry" publication. In this issue, Tetra Tech’s President, Dr. Leslie Shoemaker, discussed the growing demand for using innovation and new technologies in our projects and how Tetra Tech focuses on Leading with Science® to develop dynamic tools that address specific operational and business needs and create a social impact.

ENR Rankings Put Black & Veatch at the Heart of Digital Transformation

Strong placements in power, telecommunications and water cement Black & Veatch’s position at the leading edge of utility infrastructure development
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At its heart the world’s digital transformation relies on clean energy and the rapid, resilient transmission of data and information. Securing top four finishes in three key Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) rankings puts Black & Veatch at the center of enabling the digital society. 

Black & Veatch’s Connected Data Real-Time Mapping Technology Keeps Projects Moving and Workers Safe

Global engineering company leads the way in safety with COVID-19 crisis-management tool
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a global provider of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, has developed a geospatial tracking tool to additionally safeguard field services and construction crews during the current COVID-19 global health crisis.

Black & Veatch NextGen Ag Develops Sustainable Infrastructure for Cultivated Meat Company

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Global food production is responsible for more than a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture uses half the world’s habitable land and consumes 70 percent of its freshwater withdrawals.

FedEx Aircraft Mechanic Puts Engineering Skills to Work Building Intubation Boxes for Use With COVID-19 Patients

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“I can build one of those things myself.”

That’s what went through Shawn Yarbro’s head when his wife, a nurse, told him about the need at hospitals for something called an intubation box. It’s a shield of sorts, for protecting healthcare workers from infection while performing the process of intubating a patient.

A high percentage of COVID-19 patients require this procedure in order to clear their airway so they can breathe. And it’s a pretty risky process, exposing hospital staff to a risk of infection.

How The 5G Era Could Help Build A More Sustainable Future

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“With the emerging 5G network and the Internet of Things, it is possible to deploy technology in ways that protect the environment and promote long-term sustainability,” stated a Brookings Institute report in 2016.

Black & Veatch Addresses Mine Water Management

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Water is a critical element within the mining industry; in fact, mine water management is one of the largest challenges facing miners today. But with climate change altering the rules of the game, miners are encountering new challenges as they strive to use water resources to the highest efficiency – the World Economic Forum named climate change and weather-related risks as the top five biggest threats in its 2020 Global Risks Report.

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
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April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Tetra Tech’s Jason J. Cook Discusses the Importance of Industrial Control System Cybersecurity

Leading with Science in highly available critical infrastructure systems
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Jason Cook is a senior project manager with Tetra Tech and is a Professional Engineer and Uptime Institute Accredited Tier Designer for critical infrastructure supporting data centers and critical missions.

Tetra Tech’s Vincent Holloway Discusses Advanced IT Solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense

Acquiring and delivering advanced information technology solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense
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Vincent Holloway is Vice President, Defense Information Technology (IT) Services in Tetra Tech’s Arlington, Virginia, office. He has more than 30 years of experience working with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in various technical, management, and leadership positions. His experience includes more than 20 years as an Army Signal Corps Officer in technical and tactical assignments around the world, including his final assignment at the Defense Information Systems Agency.

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