ev

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
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)
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
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
Construction Practices for a Sustainable Future

Construction Practices for a Sustainable Future

Reducing GHG or CO2 emissions takes a concerted effort, and the engineering and construction industry plays an important role to support a low carbon future through innovation, enhanced practices, and the future of work.

March 26, 2019 By: Brian James, Business Communications Specialist
Using Text Analytics to Help Reduce the Risk of Modern Day Slavery

Using Text Analytics to Help Reduce the Risk of Modern Day Slavery

Bechtel utilizes a unique, objective analysis to understand the risks of modern day slavery to improve business efficiencies and decision-making processes on preventing MDS.

December 18, 2018 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
Bechtel Volunteers with Engineers Without Borders Successfully Finish Drinking Water Project

Bechtel Volunteers with Engineers Without Borders Successfully Finish Drinking Water Project

Bechtel and the Northern Virginia Professional Chapter of Engineers without Borders-USA help a disadvantaged community in South Dakota get access to water.

June 05, 2018 By: Lexi Corral, Business Communications Specialist