Premier and Minister visit QCLNG project

Premier and Minister visit QCLNG project

15 May 2015

To mark the start of commercial operations from the first production train of BG Group’s Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) project, the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, and Federal Industry and Science Minister, Ian Macfarlane, have toured the LNG plant on Curtis Island, near Gladstone, Australia.
Source: LNGIndustry

Museveni Meets US Security Chief

Museveni Meets US Security Chief

06 May 2015

President Yoweri Museveni and the United States National Security Advisor Susan Rice have exchanged views on regional developments. The two leaders discussed the devastating humanitarian as well as regional economic costs of continued conflict in South Sudan.

Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is Power

02 May 2015

Bechtel’s Jim Denton-Brown spoke at a Smart Cities Readiness Workshop in Dubai. Featured speakers discussed the benefits of smart cities and provided practical examples of how new technologies are changing the ways in which cities operate. 
Source: ConstructionWeekOnline.com

Bechtel reaches major construction milestones

Bechtel reaches major construction milestones

01 May 2015

In the last year, two major milestones have been reached on the construction work on the Hay Point coal terminal expansion, in Mackay, Australia. 
Source: World Coal

Data Spurs Resilience

Data Spurs Resilience - Interconnectivity Creates Risk

30 April 2015

Bechtel's senior vice president and manager of engineering and technology, Amos Avidan, discusses how the very efficiencies of our energy infrastructure—the interconnectivity to all other systems—can also be a source of potential risk and how data can help us solve these challenges.
Source: Transmission & Distribution World

Dubai 'at the forefront of smart city evolution'

Dubai 'at the forefront of smart city evolution'

25 April 2015

Jim Denton-Brown, manager of planning and smart cities at Bechtel, is speaking at the Smart Cities council meeting in Dubai to dicuss the need for cities to develop a more holistic approach to planning to address the growing challenges of urbanisation, shifting demographics and rapid technology changes.
Source: TradeArabia

Bechtel featured in 2015 Business Roundtable Report

Bechtel featured in 2015 Business Roundtable Report

20 April 2015

Bechtel is featured in the 2015 Business Rountable report Create, Grow, Sustain: Leading by Example that highlights the commitment of America’s CEOs to incorporate sustainability into their business practices—all in an effort to lead the way toward a more sustainable future. 
Source: Business Roundtable

DOE gives Hanford vit plant contractor mixed scorecard

DOE gives Hanford vit plant contractor mixed scorecard

17 April 2015

Bechtel National needs to improve its handling of technical issues and quality assurance, but is doing a good job of identifying issues as it designs and builds the Hanford vitrification plant, according to the Department of Energy.
Source: Tri-City Herald

Bechtel speaks at the US Government's National Action Plan consultation meeting

Bechtel speaks at the US Government's National Action Plan consultation meeting

16 April 2015

On April 16, 2015, Tam Nguyen, head of global sustainability at Bechtel spoke at the US Government’s fourth and largest public consultation on the White House National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct. The National Action Plan, announced by President Obama in September 2014, will promote responsible business conduct abroad, consistent with widely-recognized international principles.
Source: National Security Council

Bechtel in Saudi Arabia: A Home Away From Home

Bechtel in Saudi Arabia: A Home Away From Home

15 April 2015

Bechtel is involved in some of the largest projects ever undertaken in Saudi Arabia. Mark Lazell speaks to David Welch, the US corporation's president for Europe, Africa and the Middle East, about why the kingdom remains so strategically important to the business.
Source: Zawya