Innovation

Blockchain: Implications and Use Cases for the EPC Industry

Blockchain: Implications and Use Cases for the EPC Industry

By now, most of us have heard of BitCoin in some context, maybe from your tech-savvy friend or the news story about the guy who lost $127 million USD of the crypto-currency after accidentally throwing his hard drive in the garbage.

November 14, 2019 4 min read By: Cyril Merienne, Innovation Implementation Lead
Partnering Early Helps Transportation Agencies Deliver More Value for Travelers

Partnering Early Helps Transportation Agencies Deliver More Value for Travelers

Public sector authorities are realizing that many times they are not ready to implement projects as P3s. They need more time to define their objectives and goals for the project, properly define the scope and phasing, and understand and fairly allocate risks between the public and private sectors. As a result, a number of agencies are opting for or at least considering a different approach – engaging private-sector players earlier at a point more upstream in the planning process through what is known as a pre-development agreement (PDA).

October 30, 2019 3 min read By: David S. Blaisdell, Senior Manager, Bechtel Enterprises (BEn)
How to Innovate When “Fail Fast, Fail Often” Isn’t an Option

How to Innovate When “Fail Fast, Fail Often” Isn’t an Option

In our experience, the best way to mature innovative solutions is to prototype them in a physical environment that closely reflects job site conditions, essentially a lab for designers and builders. Doing so results in a better understanding of integration complexity, the capabilities of the technology, and real versus theoretical benefit discrepancies, as well as the implications of how solutions might be deployed and scaled.

October 29, 2019 3 min read By: David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer
Partnering with our customers to deliver energy to the world

Partnering with our customers to deliver energy to the world

As part of Gastech 2019, executives from Bechtel’s OG&C business spoke with energy reporters about the company’s role in the current LNG market and its contributions to the broader energy sector.

September 30, 2019 1 min read By: Daniel Mendez-Arostica, Projects Communications Lead, OG&C
Innovation as a Value, Not an Assignment

Innovation as a Value, Not an Assignment

July 18, 2019 By: David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer
Local Engineering Students Design for the Future

Local Engineering Students Design for the Future

May 29, 2019 By: Gerald Perada, Innovation Operations Manager
Mars 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

Mars 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

May 29, 2019 By: Vivekanand Sista, Additive Manufacturing Specialist
Mental Health Awareness in the EPC Industry

Mental Health Awareness in the EPC Industry

May 29, 2019 2 min read By: Colin McIntyre, Construction Automation Manager