Offshore ports

Offshore ports

01 November 2013

Ports worldwide — including those in the developing markets with their vast mineral resources to export—have a need to accommodate larger ships.
Source: American Shipper (PDF)
 

Good safety records are no accident

Good safety records are no accident

31 October 2013

By minimizing errors and the need to repeat work, Bechtel aims for a strong safety culture while delivering a quality project. This article shares how Bechtel is bringing human performance tools to offshore environments.
Source: Recharge

Bechtel uses Six Sigma to drive performance at Ivanpah Solar Facility

Bechtel uses Six Sigma to drive performance at Ivanpah Solar Facility

22 October 2013

Building the world's largest concentrating solar facility requires nothing less than innovation at every step. This article shares how Bechtel used Six Sigma on the Ivanpah project as our chosen methodology for improving quality and performance.
Source: POWER Engineering Magazine
 

Bechtel joining in Gulf metals and mining boom

Bechtel joining in Gulf metals and mining boom

11 September 2013

Bechtel is setting up a Dubai office, as the company's Mining and Metals business unit sees growing opportunities for the sector in the Arabian Gulf.
Source: The National


 

The risky business of destroying chemical weapons

The risky business of destroying chemical weapons

11 September 2013

Bechtel’s Doug Omichinski, a project manager who works at sites that dismantle U.S. chemical weapon stockpiles, explains it can take decades—and lots of robots—to get the job done.
Source: Bloomberg Business Week

Leaders seek to end Brazilians' Love Affair with the Cal

Leaders seek to end Brazilians' Love Affair with the Cal

08 September 2013

Brazil looks ready to press ahead with many different technologies as it seeks to upgrade its public transport. Amjad Bangash, director of rail projects for...Bechtel, ...says different public transport systems are needed for different situations.
Source: Financial Times


 

A beacon of hope for Sirohi

A beacon of hope for Sirohi

02 September 2013

Bechtel’s New Delhi office teams with nongovernmental organizations and other groups to bring much-need lighting to Sirohi, a village about 40 kilometers outside Delhi.
Source: Times Now television network

Letting sustainability savings fly

Letting sustainability savings fly

01 September 2013

At London Gatwick, Bechtel has helped assess capital investments based on long-term lifecycle costs, taking into account savings gained by reduced energy expenditure and other benefits of sustainable design initiatives.
Source: Airport World (with permission) PDF