PR Newswire | July 05, 2023
Ness Digital Engineering is pleased to announce its acquisition of MVP Factory - a leading German headquartered corporate venture builder & product design studio.
"MVP Factory's expertise in helping clients incubate and scale digital ventures and design software products further strengthens our strategy to be a specialist in digital engineering," said Ranjit Tinaikar, Chief Executive Officer, Ness. "We have been deeply impressed by MVP Factory's leadership and team in their distinctiveness and design-based approach to digital innovation. We are truly excited to have them join our team."
Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, MVP Factory provides an end-to-end service for digital venture and product building and has successfully pioneered the venture studio model with global clients such as DB Schenker. It allows clients to ideate, validate, launch and scale digital ventures using lean and agile methodologies. Additionally, MVP Factory's cross-functional team offers an entrepreneurial mindset helping identify new opportunities and business models in rapidly changing industries.
"Joining Ness Digital Engineering, backed by KKR, offers a fascinating opportunity for the global expansion of MVP Factory," said Philipp Petrescu, MVP Factory's Founder & CEO. "Through our combined offering, Ness can further solidify its position as one of the few at-scale pure digital engineering players that seamlessly manages projects from new venture ideation and incubation to technical execution. The synergies will offer immediate value to our clients".
About Ness Digital Engineering
Ness Digital Engineering, which funds managed by global investment firm KKR acquired in 2022 is a full life-cycle digital engineering firm offering digital advisory through scaled engineering services. Combining our core competence in engineering with the latest in digital strategy and technology, we seamlessly manage Digital Transformation journeys from strategy through execution to help businesses thrive in the digital economy. For more information, visit www.ness.com.
Businesswire | August 17, 2023
Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. today announced that it has been awarded more than $1.7 million in two new engineering and survey contracts for separate mining projects in Southern Arizona.
Of the new contracts is a two-year master service agreement for a copper leach pad. As part of the assignment, Bowman is supplying engineering and survey services to support quantity verification. Leach pad development is crucial for copper extraction. Bowman has vast experience as an owner-representative in these projects, offering essential services like construction quality assurance (CQA), construction management, plant commissioning and terrestrial/mobile ALTA topographic survey.
The other contract is for engineering, survey, procurement, and engineer of record (EOR) services for a separate copper leach pad. As the sole source provider on this project, Bowman will deliver a range of essential services, including topographic survey, specifications, detailed drawings and geotechnical investigation complete with issued for construction (IFC) documents. The company is also providing bid assistance to streamline the procurement process.
“Bowman’s experience with leach pads grants us the knowledge and insight necessary to successfully navigate the complexities of these projects,” said Kent Lang, vice president of mining operations at Bowman. “Our in depth understanding of these environments enables us to deliver insightful strategic solutions to our clients. This has led to continuing increases in the number and size of mining projects that Bowman is being awarded.”
About Bowman Consulting Group Ltd.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Bowman is an engineering services firm delivering infrastructure solutions to customers who own, develop, and maintain the built environment. With over 1,900 employees and more than 75 offices throughout the United States, Bowman provides a variety of planning, engineering, geospatial, construction management, commissioning, environmental consulting, land procurement and other technical services to customers operating in a diverse set of regulated end markets. Bowman trades on the Nasdaq under the symbol BWMN. For more information, visit bowman.com or investors.bowman.com.
Businesswire | August 08, 2023
BWX Technologies, Inc. today announced a contract with TerraPower to design the Intermediate Heat Exchanger for the Natrium Demonstration Project.
The Natrium technology is a 345-megawatt sodium fast reactor coupled with a molten salt-based integrated energy storage system. The Intermediate Heat Exchanger is a critical component of the Natrium advanced reactor. It transfers heat from the primary sodium in the primary heat transport system to the intermediate heat transport system. This work will start from conceptual design, preliminary design and final detailed design activities of the Intermediate Heat Exchanger, and be performed by BWXT Canada Ltd. in Cambridge, Ontario.
“BWXT has the required experience and expertise in commercial nuclear innovation to serve the fast-growing global advanced reactor market,” said John MacQuarrie, president of BWXT Commercial Operations. “We are pleased to work with TerraPower to execute this contract and look forward to meeting our commitments while expanding our role in accelerating the supply of clean energy in North America.”
In November 2021, TerraPower announced Kemmerer, Wyoming as the preferred site for the Natrium Demonstration Project, one of two competitively-selected advanced reactor demonstration projects (ARDP) supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Successful design of the Intermediate Heat Exchanger by BWXT Canada Ltd. is key to the planned achievements of the Natrium Demonstration Project’s power generation.
BWXT is a global leader in the design, manufacture and service of commercial nuclear components. As a result of its investments in people and facilities, BWXT has become an essential partner in the delivery of nuclear projects, supporting customers’ commitment to generating clean, reliable, low-cost electricity for communities and businesses.
At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 7,000 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s Commercial Operations has over 60 years of expertise and experience in the design, manufacturing, commissioning and service of nuclear power generation equipment. This includes steam generators, nuclear fuel and fuel components, critical plant components, parts and related plant services.
Newswire | July 20, 2023
Terraphase Engineering Inc. (Terraphase), a leading environmental engineering and design firm, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Robinson Noble, an environmental consulting firm with a long-standing reputation for excellence in environmental characterization and remediation, water resources, water rights, and geotechnical engineering. The acquisition provides opportunities for both firms to combine their expertise and expand their offerings to private and public sector clients.
"I have no doubt that the merger of Robinson Noble and Terraphase Engineering will be of mutual benefit to our clients," said Jim Hay, president of Robinson Noble. "Not only will our common service lines be strengthened by a larger team of professionals, but each firm brings new capabilities and expertise to bear in support of client projects. I can't wait to get started."
William Carson, president of Terraphase, stated, "Our common company cultures make Terraphase and Robinson Noble a great fit together. Both companies are well recognized for commitment to our employees, the community, and the excellent work product we deliver for our clients. This combination will provide employee opportunities to expand their skill sets and contribute to projects across the country. For our existing clients, this geographic expansion allows us to deliver on larger projects in the Pacific Northwest and greatly expand our water and geotechnical service lines."
Terraphase, headquartered in Oakland, California with 12 offices nationwide, is known for providing technical leadership on complex environmental and engineering challenges since its founding in 2010. With a team of interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial professional experts, our practitioner-led firm is committed to providing comprehensive, cost-effective solutions for our clients.
About Robinson Noble
Robinson Noble, based in Tacoma, Washington, began as a groundwater resources consulting firm in 1947. Today, they have developed into a full services environmental and geotechnical consulting firm with a reputation for providing clients with their technical expertise and high-quality deliverables.