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Black & Veatch Selects Mario Azar as New Chairman and CEO

CEO Steve Edwards to retire after 44 years with global infrastructure leader OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (15 APRIL 2022) – The Black & Veatch Board of Directors today announces it has…


Illuminating Your Path to Operational Excellence, Part 2

Following part one in this two-part series about operational excellence (OpEx) in the power industry, Hexagon discusses the value of setting milestones to help reach OpEx goals. In addition, the…


Fostering a Speak-Up Culture with Facilitative Leadership

The history books are littered with incidents that could have been prevented if people in the know had been empowered to speak up and decision-makers had acted differently based on…


Principles-Based Operations: A Military-Proven Method Part II

In “Principles-Based Operations: A Military-Proven Method Part I,” I alluded to the institutionalization of the military service. Specifically, I wrote about the U.S. Navy’s nuclear power program and some of…


Principles-Based Operations: A Military-Proven Method Part I

Many power plant operators began their careers in the armed forces. Why is the military such a good training ground? Perhaps the answer lies in the principles instilled in recruits…