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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
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
Building Inclusivity from the Beginning

Building Inclusivity from the Beginning

Bechtel examines the efforts to build local inclusivity in urban communities impacted by major construction projects.

September 16, 2018 By: Guest Author
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: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
Controlling Flooding with Permeable Concrete

Controlling Flooding with Permeable Concrete

Bechtel examines the opportunity of utilizing permeable concrete and other associated materials to help control flooding in developed cities.

July 11, 2018 By: Emily Spicher, Communications Specialist
Leveraging the Human Factor to Manage Extreme Weather Events

Leveraging the Human Factor to Manage Extreme Weather Events

Bechtel and IBM teamed up to discuss supplemental recommendations for emergency preparedness in response to Hurricane Maria.

July 11, 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