New Bechtel boss eyes excellence

New Bechtel boss eyes excellence

01 April 2014

Taking the reins as president of Bechtel’s global mining unit and the company’s managing director for Australia earlier this year, Shaun Kenny is wasting no time putting his leadership stamp on this ‘people business’.
Source: Resource People

Bechtel: international and far-reaching projects

Bechtel: international and far-reaching projects

01 April 2014

Carol Wu, Bechtel Civil CFO, recalls her childhood and early interest in civil engineering, architecture and construction. Wu also talks about factors behind her success at Bechtel and the international experience she gained with the company.                                                                                                                             
Source: Minority Engineer 
 

Audrey Bard of Bechtel

Audrey Bard of Bechtel

01 January 2014

Bechtel senior environmental engineer, Audrey Bard, talks about her path to becoming an engineer, her history with Bechtel and her international experience.                                                                              
Source: Diversity/Careers in Engineering and Information Technology
 

Offshore ports

Offshore ports

01 November 2013

Ports worldwide — including those in the developing markets with their vast mineral resources to export—have a need to accommodate larger ships.
Source: American Shipper (PDF)
 

Good safety records are no accident

Good safety records are no accident

31 October 2013

By minimizing errors and the need to repeat work, Bechtel aims for a strong safety culture while delivering a quality project. This article shares how Bechtel is bringing human performance tools to offshore environments.
Source: Recharge

Bechtel uses Six Sigma to drive performance at Ivanpah Solar Facility

Bechtel uses Six Sigma to drive performance at Ivanpah Solar Facility

22 October 2013

Building the world's largest concentrating solar facility requires nothing less than innovation at every step. This article shares how Bechtel used Six Sigma on the Ivanpah project as our chosen methodology for improving quality and performance.
Source: POWER Engineering Magazine
 

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