Bechtel To Train Emerati Engineers

Bechtel To Train Emerati Engineers

03 September 2015

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) is working with Bechtel to provide in-depth training for up to 100 Emirati engineers. The engineers will spend at least 12 months on deployment on some of Bechtel’s major projects, with a view to help improving skills and knowledge of working on major projects.
Source: The National

NYF Africa: Power to the Masses- Affordable Access to Power for All

NYF Africa: Power to the Masses- Affordable Access to Power for All

29 August 2015

See Bechtel's David Welsh, senior vice president, and region president for Europe, Africa & the Middle East, discuss Power to the Masses: Affordable Access to All at the New York Forum Africa (NYF Africa)  the only pan-African business Summit heald in Africa in 2015. 
Source: NYF Africa

Career Path: Lavinia Melilla of Bechtel

Career Path: Lavinia Melilla of Bechtel

28 August 2015

Lavinia Melilla is a port and marine technical expert with Bechtel, and has recently been awarded a fellowship by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). Aged 35, she is the ICE’s youngest fellow.
Source: Infrastructure Intelligence

Laying carbon foundations

Port Strategy: Laying Carbon Foundations

27 August 2015

If a port or terminal is to be really ‘green’, then environmental considerations should go back to reducing the carbon footprint at the construction phase. Bechtel's Marco Pluijm explains. 
Source: Port Strategy

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

Obama Trip to Kenya Offers Rare Chance to Shore Up Economic Ties

Obama Trip to Kenya Offers Rare Chance to Shore Up Economic Ties

25 July 2015

Trade between China and Africa, valued at $222 billion in 2014, has been rising swiftly and is now about three times the amount of trade between the United States and the African continent, according to figures from the World Bank and the American government.

That is an imbalance President Obama hopes to start correcting.

Source: New York Times

Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunneling Story

Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunneling Story

24 July 2015

Crossrail has released a book to commemorate the end of tunneling on the UK project. It is currently available to buy in the London Transport Museum shop. It took over 10,000 people, working day and night to build the eastbound and westbound tunnels and associated underground stations.
Source: London Transport Museum

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Construction moving ahead at Carroll power plant

21 July 2015

The power plant will burn natural gas to generate some 700 megawatts, enough electricity to power about 750,000 homes. It is scheduled to start operating by December 2017. “This is a game changer,” said County Commissioner Jeffrey Ohler.
Source: TimesReporter