Burns & McDonnell

Kansas City Airport Runway Project Paves the Way for Smoother Landings

by Jason Fuehne March 23, 2017

Airports depend on safe facilities and operations to help deliver convenient and efficient services for passengers, cargo and other critical components in the air transportation business. But with things like pebbles, potholes and other pavement problems standing in the way — foreign object debris (FOD) damage estimates are estimated to be $4 billion a year […]

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How Much Physical Security Is Enough for Your Data Center?

by Brandon Kehl March 13, 2017

Data is a precious commodity. It’s the backbone of modern society, a foundation of the business world, and the repository of our personal and professional documentation — from texts and email to photos and videos. Data centers have become a necessary part of the nation’s infrastructure. As with the electrical grid and water systems, they […]

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Burns & McDonnell Named 16th Best Company to Work For in the U.S.

by Ray Kowalik March 9, 2017

What could be sweeter than waking up and realizing you’re one day closer to the weekend? Waking up and hearing that Burns & McDonnell has once again landed a spot on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list — coming in at No. 16 in 2017! After surveying more than 230,000 employees from firms […]

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A Systematic Approach to Planning for Power Plant Upgrades

by Bryan Durant March 7, 2017

The reasons for undertaking power plant upgrades and improvement projects are plentiful — adopting new technology, efficiency and output enhancements, operational updates, and easier maintenance are just a few. No matter your objective, it can be challenging to accurately map out the considerations that go into successfully upgrading your plant. Even more challenging is accurately […]

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How a Roundabout Solves Traffic Challenges in Kane County, Illinois

by Matt Papirnik February 27, 2017

Although roundabouts have been increasingly common in the U.S. since the 1990s, Illinois has lagged behind its neighbors in implementing this proven concept. But now that’s changing — in part due to a project designed by Burns & McDonnell. A new roundabout at the Kane County intersection of Burlington Road and Illinois Route 47 opened […]

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