infrastructure

Incorporating Resilience in National Infrastructure Plans

Incorporating Resilience in National Infrastructure Plans

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it is time to re-think our approach to disaster response and recovery. Since 1980, average annual disaster costs have doubled every decade.

July 15, 2018 By: Guest Author
Philippines Coastal Protection: A Green-Grey Approach to Resilience

Philippines Coastal Protection: A Green-Grey Approach to Resilience

Bechtel is partnering with Conservation International to increase resilience in Iloilo in the Phillippines

April 23, 2018 By: Guest Author
Why Aren

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: Guest Author
Does Mexico Need Tougher Building Codes?

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: Guest Author
Preventing Future Environmental Hazards in Ethiopia’s Rural Communities

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: Guest Author
Rethinking Construction, Workforce Development, and Local Economic Development

Rethinking Construction, Workforce Development, and Local Economic Development

According to the McKinsey Global Institute, the world needs to invest around $3.3 trillion dollars in infrastructure through 2030 to meet economic growth forecasts. A skilled construction workforce is essential to meeting this demand.

November 02, 2017 By: Guest Author
Expatriate Workers and Sustainable Development on the Alba Potline 6 Project

Expatriate Workers and Sustainable Development on the Alba Potline 6 Project

Expatriate workers rights and safety on the Alba Potline 6 Aluminum project are ensured with NGO help.

October 25, 2017 By: Guest Author
Technological Innovations for Construction, Forecasting and Data Analysis on Issues

Technological Innovations for Construction, Forecasting and Data Analysis on Issues

Technological innovations from drones to 4D modeling are improving Bechtel’s construction operations.

October 23, 2017 By: Guest Author
Powering More Than Clean Energy

Powering More Than Clean Energy

Built by Bechtel, Panda’s clean energy combined cycle power plant uses emissions control technology to power over 778K homes in VA/DC.

October 12, 2017 By: Guest Author