Future-proofing the U.S.'s Energy Infrastructure

Future-proofing the U.S.'s Energy Infrastructure

07 April 2015

With the Department of Energy's Quadrennial Energy Review on the country's energy infrastructure expected to be released this month, how can the private sector work toward future-proofing the nation's power infrastructure? During today's OnPoint, Amos Avidan, senior vice president and corporate manager of engineering and technology at Bechtel, discusses the financial and policy challenges to improving the resilience of the U.S. energy infrastructure.
Source: E&ETV

Progress made on Hanford vit plant melters

Progress made on Hanford vit plant melters

20 March 2015

Bechtel National workers have finished placing refractory in the two 300-ton melters at the Hanford vitrification plant’s Low Activity Waste Facility.
Source: Tri-City Herald

Breakwaters: Smarter, deeper, faster

Breakwaters: Smarter, deeper, faster

12 March 2015

Bechtel's Marco Pluijm discusses how to reduce the cost of the breakwater in any port project by adopting a 'smart ports' approach.
Source: Port Strategy

Driven by diversity: Bechtel's global rail boss Ailie MacAdam

Driven by diversity: Bechtel's global rail boss Ailie MacAdam

25 November 2014

Having played a leading role on some of the UK’s biggest civil engineering projects, Ailie MacAdam is perhaps an unlikely advocate of the notion that industry should do more to attract and retain female engineers.
Source: The Engineer

MOD offers managed service provider contracts

MOD offers managed service provider contracts

04 November 2014

Bechtel will work alongside existing Defence, Equipment and Support (DE&S) staff to help change the way they manage the buying and support of defence equipment, and helps deliver the Ministry of Defence's (MOD’s) 10-year £164 billion equipment plan.  Image: © Crown copyright 2015
Source: UK Ministry of Defence

How infrastructure can support global sustainability goals

How infrastructure can support global sustainability goals

01 October 2014

World leaders were meeting in New York this week to discuss a set of sustainable development goals for Governments and civil society.  Among these goals: “build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable infrastructure and foster innovation.”  In this opinion editorial, Bechtel's Dr Elisabeth Culbard says investment in infrastructure provides more than just new buildings and bridges, it can change a country's future.
Source: Infrastructure Intelligence

It's all about the people

It's all about the people

01 September 2014

Bechtel's Ailie MacAdam discusses why building the right teams and the right relationships with groups involved in construction and the communities affected by it is crucial to success.
Source: Transport Times (PDF)