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).
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.
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.
Bechtel is partnering with Conservation International to increase resilience in Iloilo in the Phillippines
Bechtel's Héctor L. García joined a panel of industry experts to discuss Latin America's significant infrastructure gap and uninterested financial lenders.
Following the September 2017 earthquake in Mexico, region experts consider if stronger building codes would have limited the number of damaged buildings.
Fixing environmental and health hazards in Ethiopia showed Bechtel the challenges of, and community opportunities to make life better for local residents.