Kansas

Black & Veatch: Reliability, Efficiency and Resiliency Drive Utilities’ Grid Modernization Efforts

New Strategic Directions Report explores the critical role of data and advanced communications systems in delivering the grid of the future
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 21, 2020/3BL Media/ – Data is poised to tell the story of our utility systems. But are we ready to listen?

Residents and Dignitaries Join ENGIE to Celebrate the Solomon Forks and East Fork Wind Projects in Kansas

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THOMAS COUNTY, Kan.– ()–Residents, business leaders, and government officials today joined ENGIE North America to mark the grand opening of the Solomon Forks Wind Project, as well as to celebrate the East Fork Wind Project scheduled to become operational in the spring of 2020. Both projects are located in Thomas County, near the city of Colby, in northwest Kansas and together represent $650 million of investment.

Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Earn Black & Veatch Honor From Midwest Asian Culture Group

Award recognizes company’s commitment to multicultural workforce
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With offices in more than 100 countries on six continents, global infrastructure solutions leader Black & Veatch champions workplace diversity and inclusion (D&I) as a competitive strength and simply the right thing to do. And again, the 104-year-old engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) giant is being honored for that commitment.

Kansas Communities Receive $2,500 Bluechip® Awards From Kansas Recreation And Park Association, Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Kansas

Press Release

WICHITA, Kan., February 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Five Kansas communities and one state park – varying in both population size and programs – have two things in common; each is striving to improve the health of those who live, work and play in their community. In addition, each is being recognized for those efforts with a BlueCHIP® Award from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) and the Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA).

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Employees, Foundation Give $281,777 to United Way Campaigns Across the State

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas employees and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation donated a total of $281,777.48 this fall to United Way campaigns
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WICHITA, Kan., November 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas employees and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation donated a total of $281,777.48 this fall to United Way campaigns in Topeka, Salina, Wichita and Hutchinson.

Free State Park Day Encourages Healthy Outdoor Recreation

Press Release

TOPEKA, Kan., August 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism partner to offer Healthy Trails Adventure Day, Oct. 1

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement
Blog

The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

Mars Chocolate North America Topeka Site Awarded "2015 Plant Of The Year"

Food Engineering magazine says Topeka site is “lean, green and poised for growth”
Press Release

TOPEKA, Kan., April 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Food Engineering Magazine has named Mars Chocolate North America’s Topeka factory as “2015 Plant of the Year,” noting its just-in-time manufacturing, excellence in food safety innovation, clean design technology, emphasis on lean manufacturing and LEED Gold certification.

HHS Students Win State Verizon App Contest

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Two future backpackers are hiking along the edge of a steep rocky slope when one trips and tumbles down the jagged, rocky slope.

As the other hiker reaches his injured friend, he reaches for his smart phone to bring up DEB, an app developed by Hillsboro High School students with lifesaving first aid information.

It’s an idea that took a step closer to reality this past week, as six HHS students who developed the concept for the app learned that they won “Best in State” in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge.

CRB Designs LEED® Gold Facility for Mars Chocolate North America

State-of-the-art greenfield confectionery facility meets stringent LEED Gold requirements
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St. Louis, Mo., November 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CRB proudly announces the Mars Chocolate North America manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kansas has earned LEED® Gold Certification.

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