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
 

Let there be light

Let there be light

31 August 2013

Volunteers from Bechtel’s New Delhi office help light up the village of Sirohi, whose citizens have suffered for want of sufficient electric light and whose social, commercial, and educational activities largely halt with each setting of the sun.
Source: The Hindu


 

Tower of power

Tower of power

24 June 2013

With the California desert as its testing ground, Ivanpah, set to be the biggest solar-thermal plant in the world, is out to prove that renewable energy can work on a massive scale.
Source: Time.com