Small businesses are an unmistakable engine of economic growth in Latin America, and a critical part of any international company’s supply chain when it works in the region.
Sustainable infrastructure is a confluence of ideas. It’s physical, eco-friendly, and smart. It seeks to minimize costs and maximize the use of resources. It’s also global.
Learn about successful infrastructure investment and management options.
On most engineering projects there are challenges that arise. At the Crossrail project one of those challenges came in the form of modernizing the Connaught Tunnel to meet the space needs for electric trains.
What does it look like to build a bridge in 94 hours? Take a look at this fascinating time-lapse video to see what that looks like!
With more than 180 countries committing to nationally determined climate targets, covering 99 percent of global emissions, and about 65 percent focused on mitigating greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), the Paris Climate Agreement has advanced global efforts to tackle climate change.
Use of local workers and suppliers can be the most efficient way to execute key aspects of a project, while other jobs may require specialized skills not available among nationals. This reality can become a source of socio-economic and political tension when local supply and project demand are not well understood by all stakeholders.
Learn how infrastructure can become a driver of development and stability with targeted investments in smart projects and capacity building that produce measurable results. This paves the way for sustainable economic growth in developing countries.
Access to water is a global issue that, according to the World Resources Institute, affects more than a billion people. By 2025, it is estimated that 3.5 billion people may live with extreme water scarcity. Bechtel colleagues and partners today work with vulnerable communities around the world to build resilient infrastructure and improve access to safe, reliable drinking water.