Sustainability

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Harnessing Hydropower in Canada

Started in 2014, the Keeyask Generating Station Project in Canada’s province of Manitoba is 900 kilometres (km) north of Winnipeg. It’s currently on track to deliver 695 megawatts (MW) of renewable power to 400,000 homes when completed in 2021.

March 31, 2018 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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Why Aren't Lenders Financing Projects in Latin America?

Bechtel's Héctor L. García joined a panel of industry experts to discuss Latin America's significant infrastructure gap and uninterested financial lenders.

March 29, 2018 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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Does Mexico Need Tougher Building Codes?

Following the September 2017 earthquake in Mexico, region experts consider if stronger building codes would have limited the number of damaged buildings.

March 27, 2018 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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National Academy Honors Bechtel's Barbara Rusinko

Barbara Rusinko, president of Bechtel’s Nuclear, Security & Environmental global business unit, elected to National Academy of Engineering.

March 25, 2018 By: Guest Author
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External Sustainability Guidelines and Standards

A list of important international sustainability standards and guidelines for the engineering and construction industry.

March 20, 2018 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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Balancing Economic Growth with Low Carbon Energy Solutions

Making coal-fired power plants cleaner and affordable as part of the transition to a low-carbon energy future.

February 19, 2018 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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No One Left Behind: The Recovery of the Gunga Din

The recovery of the Gunga Din and search for the WWII missing in the Kwajalein Atoll.

February 15, 2018 By: Guest Author
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Preventing Future Environmental Hazards in Ethiopia’s Rural Communities

Fixing environmental and health hazards in Ethiopia showed Bechtel the challenges of, and community opportunities to make life better for local residents.

January 10, 2018 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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2017 Sustainability Report

How we deliver projects for our customers matters just as much as what we deliver.

December 11, 2017 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability