Rigging Engineers

Rigging engineer raises profile of critical industry profession

11 January 2016

“When you are lifting and moving stuff, you are dealing with considerable risk,” explains J. Keith Anderson, Bechtel’s chief rigging engineer. “Training for people who are going to plan and execute this type of work is really haphazard.”

Source: Engineering News-Record

Bechtel hands over to BG Group

Bechtel hands over to BG Group

25 November 2015

Construction and commissioning on QCLNG is all done and dusted and it's time for BG Group to start making some money.The British multinational oil and gas company took 100% control today.It took control of train one of the gas plant back in May, and yesterday Bechtel handed over a completed train two, along with the rest of the QCLNG facilities.
Source: The Observer (Gladstone)

Making infrastructure exciting: An interview with Peter Dawson

Making infrastructure exciting: An interview with Peter Dawson

24 August 2015

The public appreciates the creation of great infrastructure—but the process is difficult. In this interview with McKinsey’s Adrian Booth, Bechtel's Peter Dawson talks about the challenges of building infrastructure in both developed and developing countries.
Source: McKinsey & Company

The Top 400 Contractors: Focusing on Processes

The Top 400 Contractors: Focusing on Processes

27 May 2015

For the 17th year running, Bechtel has been named the top U.S. contractor by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry.

Data Spurs Resilience

Data Spurs Resilience - Interconnectivity Creates Risk

30 April 2015

Bechtel's senior vice president and manager of engineering and technology, Amos Avidan, discusses how the very efficiencies of our energy infrastructure—the interconnectivity to all other systems—can also be a source of potential risk and how data can help us solve these challenges.
Source: Transmission & Distribution World

Build to order

Build to order

01 April 2013

Bechtel's Jeff Brighman talks about how EPC companies are adapting to serve the energy industry.
Source: Fortnighly (PDF)

Always boring, never dull: Britain at cutting edge of tunnelling boom

Always boring, never dull: Britain at cutting edge of tunnelling boom

On June 4, 2015, the final inches of Crossrail’s train tunnels were dug by Victoria, one of eight 1,000-tonne tunnel boring machines which spent the past three years reshaping London’s underground pathways. But the completion of that massive, 26-mile dig is far from the end of a tunnelling boom in the capital and beyond.
© image courtesy of Crossrail
Source: The Guardian