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



 
What is the worth of 1 Btu/kWh of heat rate?

What is the worth of 1 Btu/kWh of heat rate?

01 June 2013

In this technical article, Bechtel's S.C. Güilen, PhD, PE, examines decisions about design and operational options determined by one metrick: the impact on the cost of electricity produce.
Source: Powermag.com



 
Moving into deeper water

Moving into deeper water

30 May 2013

Bechtel’s ports specialist, Marco Pluijm, explains how artificial islands can help reduce the cost of exporting African minerals.
Source: Fairplay (PDF)

Natural gas: investing in the revolution

Natural gas: investing in the revolution

01 May 2013

Bechtel’s Scott Austin participated in a roundtable discussion with the associate editor of Power Engineering, and they discussed the future of gas-fired generation, the sustainability of today’s low gas prices, and the potential impact of increasing environmental regulation. 
Source: Power Engineering (PDF)
 

Action station

Action station

01 April 2013

Awkward geology and an ambitious scope make Farringdon station (London) one of Crossrail’s major challenges.  Bechtel project manager, Nisrine Chartouny, invited The Engineer magazine to find out why the station is so central to the project’s success. 
Source: The Engineer (PDF)