The key to mastering complexity

The key to mastering complexity

15 May 2016

Bechtel's managing director for infrastructure for Europe and Africa Ailie MacAdam discussed the essence of success with David Fowler.
Source: Transport Times

Qld LNG plants beating expectations on production

Qld LNG plants beating expectations on production

26 April 2016

Queensland's new LNG plants are performing "fantastically well" and are easily beating the industry's typical standards for early operations, according to the head of LNG at the private US company that built them. 

Alasdair Cathcart, general manager, LNG, oil, gas & chemicals at Bechtel, said the four LNG trains operating so far at the three projects were running about 10 per cent above their rated capacity.

Source: Sydney Morning Herald  

Charlene Wheeless: PRWeek Hall of Femme 2016

Charlene Wheeless: PRWeek Hall of Femme 2016

01 April 2016

The PRWeek Hall of Femme honors trailblazers in the communications industry. This inaugural class of nine talented women challenge the status quo, push for the big idea, and strive to make a difference. 
Source: PR Week

Riyadh Metro Tunnel Breakthrough

Riyadh Metro Tunnel Breakthrough

12 March 2016

One of the Riyadh Metro project’s giant tunnel boring machines, has broken through at the southern end of station 1B2 in the center of the city, completing 1.3km of the 3.5km tunnel drive. Our customer, Arriyadh Development Authority has posted an impressive film of the event that took place in Saudi Arabia’s capital city.
Source: YouTube

Origin chief Grant King says deals are 'on the table'

Origin chief Grant King says deals are 'on the table'

04 March 2016

Origin Energy managing director Grant King has declared that a demerger and potential mergers are "on the table" as the electricity and gas supplier considers options to help restore shareholder value.

Speaking on the sidelines of an event to mark the start-up of the $25 billion Australia Pacific liquefied natural gas project in Gladstone, Mr King said many of the potential corporate moves being suggested in the market had their merits but all involved complexities.

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald

Bechtel-led site finishes warhead dismantlement

Bechtel-led site finishes warhead dismantlement

26 February 2016

“The employees of Consolidated Nuclear Security are proud to have an integral role in accomplishing the NNSA’s nuclear weapon mission,” Consolidated Nuclear Security President and CEO Morgan Smith said. “The work done at Y-12 on the W69 is yet another example of the important role we play in supporting our nation and making the world a safer place.”

Source: Oak Ridge Today

Honoring Mentors for Women in STEM

Honoring Mentors for Women in STEM

25 February 2016

Carol Zierhoffer, the chief information officer at Bechtel encourages women to take on roles as mentors at the Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day in the nation's capital Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. "Every time you are interaction with a young person, you are making an impression." 
Source: US News and World Report