The UK’s unique mix of ageing and ultra-modern infrastructure means that engineers from the sector are in demand all over the world.
Bechtel CEO says AEC firms must compete harder with Silicon Valley for the best technical talent.
For a lot of infrastructure projects in Africa such as roads, ports and rail lines, it's very difficult for the private sector to be leading investment. It's important that governments look at what is the right structure and how to bring in blended models of financial support.
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of River Protection (ORP) and contractor Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) have completed significant work at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant’s (WTP) Low-Activity Waste (LAW) Facility in FY 2016 and are now preparing the LAW Facility site for the final stages of construction.
Source: Hanford Vit Plant News Room
A major stage of the clean-up operation at Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been completed.
Source: New Civil Engineer
Bechtel National has donated $10,000 to the Washington State STEM Foundation and the Mid-Columbia STEM Network to help expand learning experiences to help prepare students for eventual careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
Source: Tri-City Herald
The presence of power marks a significant milestone in the creation of a major new structure at the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant at the Hanford Nuclear Waste Site in southeast Washington state.
Source: ENR Northwest
Brendan Bechtel listed on Fortune’s 2016 40 Under 40, the annual ranking of the most influential young people in business.
Cheniere Energy said that on Thursday, substantial completion of the second liquefaction train at the Sabine Pass facility in Cameron Parish, Louisiana has been achieved.
Source: LNG World News
Destroying the nation’s stash of World War II-era chemical weapons is nasty work, and after decades of delays, the Army is using robots to start the job inside a $4.5 billion plant on the Colorado prairie.
Source: The Denver Post
The U.S. Army plans to start operating a $4.5 billion plant next week that will destroy the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent, complying with an international treaty that bans chemical weapons, officials said Wednesday.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain
A team of 10 engineers, volunteers from Arup, Bechtel and Bridges to Prosperity, have built a 42m suspension bridge over the Mukungwa River this summer, for the 12,000 residents of Kukibuye in north western Rwanda.
Source: Infrastructure Intelligence
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has led a first-of-its-kind comprehensive analysis to evaluate future pathways for low-carbon, renewable hydropower (hydropower generation and pumped storage) in the United States, focused on continued technical evolution, increased energy market value, and environmental sustainability.
The new span will provide safe, year-round access to schools, markets, and health care facilities for the 12,000 residents of Kukibuye. The new span will provide safe, year-round access to schools, markets, and health care facilities for the 12,000 residents of Kukibuye.
The joint venture building Wylfa Newydd says there is a "desire" to use the local supply chain and workforce.
Source: The Daily Post
Savannah River Remediation summer interns followed in company footsteps by volunteering for Aiken County United Way’s Project Vision.
Source: Aiken Standard
Horizon Nuclear Power, the Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC) and Hitachi have signed a technical services contract for the proposed Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in North Wales. JAPC is to support Horizon in areas including construction costing, licensing, and planning for commissioning.
Source: World Nuclear News
National Aerospace Solutions, LLC (NAS) began performance Friday on the Test Operations and Sustainment (TOS) contract at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), as well as facilities in Maryland and California.
Source: The Tullahoma News
Companies are using technology to overhaul how field workers communicate.
Bechtel’s global head of Sustainability, Tam Nguyen, talked recently with Forbes contributor Christopher P. Skroupa about labor and human rights and business.
The Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) project has completed track installation, taking it another step closer towards opening.
The fifth generation of what’s arguably the most successful––and durable––family dynasty in American industry is about to take charge of one of the largest engineering and construction enterprises in the world.
Lebanese civil engineer Nisrine Chartouny oversees miles of tunnelling on London's ambitious Crossrail project. Her work requires precision, skill and very long hours. Nisrine joined her company Bechtel 10 years ago, and says she and her husband put off having babies for five years because she was enjoying her job so much. Now a mum of one, she was able to go back to work four days a week and wants the rest of the industry she is so passionate about to embrace flexible working, so that it can hold on to women like her.
The time has come to recognize the hugely significant contributions of those corporations that choose not to sell their stock to the public.