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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bechtel examines the efforts to build local inclusivity in urban communities impacted by major construction projects.
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 examines the opportunity of utilizing permeable concrete and other associated materials to help control flooding in developed cities.
Bechtel and IBM teamed up to discuss supplemental recommendations for emergency preparedness in response to Hurricane Maria.