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Sustainability Drives Innovation, Cost Savings at Saltstone Disposal Unit 6

Sustainability Drives Innovation, Cost Savings at Saltstone Disposal Unit 6

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a longtime Bechtel customer, has the mission to safely clean up the environmental legacy from decades of producing nuclear materials for national defense. And for decades, Bechtel colleagues have partnered with DOE to achieve that mission, leaving a safer environment for communities and future generations.

November 20, 2019 3 min read By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
Sustainable Urban Stormwater Management and Sponge Cities

Sustainable Urban Stormwater Management and Sponge Cities

Exploring cleaner, more cost-effective alternatives to conventional drainage systems

November 19, 2019 2 min read By: Angelos Findikakis, Senior Principal Engineer and Bechtel Fellow
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)
Tsunami Evacuation Shelters: Solutions for At-Risk Communities in Developing Nations

Tsunami Evacuation Shelters: Solutions for At-Risk Communities in Developing Nations

In disaster-prone areas, elevated evacuation shelters can be an integral part of a national or local disaster risk reduction (DRR) strategy and programs. They enable vulnerable communities to get to safety at the first warning of an incoming tsunami.

October 23, 2019 5 min read By: Angelos Findikakis, Senior Principal Engineer and Bechtel Fellow
Building Internal Capacity for Infrastructure

Building Internal Capacity for Infrastructure

To build a skilled workforce, Gabon implemented the National Infrastructure Master Plan, which has become the prototype for project management organizations delivering infrastructure in other countries.

July 16, 2019 By: Catherine Irvin , Communications Specialist
Electric Vehicles and the Need for Public Charging Infrastructure

Electric Vehicles and the Need for Public Charging Infrastructure

June 10, 2019 3 min read By: Kelley Brown , Global Communications Sector Lead, Bechtel Infrastructure and Power Corp (BIPC)
FIRST® and Strategic Partners Team up to Introduce Robotics to Underserved Students

FIRST® and Strategic Partners Team up to Introduce Robotics to Underserved Students

April 30, 2019 By: Shelley Henderson , Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusions for FIRST®
Innovating for Engagement

Innovating for Engagement

As part of the delivery of the Amrun bauxite mine project in Australia, Bechtel utilized virtual reality to engage the local Aboriginal Traditional Owners – the Wik-Waya people.

April 09, 2019 By: Joanna Winters, Communications Manager