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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
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
External Sustainability Guidelines and Standards

External Sustainability Guidelines and Standards

A list of important international sustainability standards and guidelines for the engineering and construction industry.

March 20, 2018 By: Guest Author
Balancing Economic Growth with Low Carbon Energy Solutions

Balancing Economic Growth with Low Carbon Energy Solutions

Making coal-fired power plants cleaner and affordable as part of the transition to a low-carbon energy future.

February 19, 2018 By: Guest Author
Protecting More Than Public Health and Safety

Protecting More Than Public Health and Safety

The Pueblo chemical agent destruction pilot plant was built with community input. It began operations in 2016 to safely destroy chemical agents.

November 15, 2017 By: Guest Author
Environmentally Safe Dredging and Circular Economy Practices

Environmentally Safe Dredging and Circular Economy Practices

The Wheatstone LNG plant highlights from Bechtel includes environmentally-sensitive marine dredging and our circular economy program.

November 09, 2017 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