infrastructure

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)
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)
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