Gas turbines fired at Santos GLNG

Gas turbines fired at Santos GLNG

13 April 2015

The Santos-owned GLNG site on Curtis Island will soon be fully self-powered with two of the six new gas turbine generators successfully fired. 
Source: PACE Magazine

Bechtel: Promising results from Hanford vit plant mixing test

Bechtel: Promising results from Hanford vit plant mixing test

09 April 2015

Hanford officials have seen encouraging results in half-scale tests of a system designed to keep high-level radioactive waste well-mixed within certain tanks in the vitrification plant, according to Bechtel National.
Source: Tri-City Herald

Resilience Inside and Outside the Nuclear Plant

Resilience Inside and Outside the Nuclear Plant

08 April 2015

Yesterday, a group of folks got together to talk about sustainability and resilience, especially in energy infrastructure and especially as a means of developing urban centers responsibly. It may seem that nuclear energy has only a tangential role here: it provides emission-free electricity to cities that want to be as emission-free as possible. But there’s more to it than that.

Source: NEI

Future-proofing the U.S.'s Energy Infrastructure

Future-proofing the U.S.'s Energy Infrastructure

07 April 2015

With the Department of Energy's Quadrennial Energy Review on the country's energy infrastructure expected to be released this month, how can the private sector work toward future-proofing the nation's power infrastructure? During today's OnPoint, Amos Avidan, senior vice president and corporate manager of engineering and technology at Bechtel, discusses the financial and policy challenges to improving the resilience of the U.S. energy infrastructure.
Source: E&ETV

Progress made on Hanford vit plant melters

Progress made on Hanford vit plant melters

20 March 2015

Bechtel National workers have finished placing refractory in the two 300-ton melters at the Hanford vitrification plant’s Low Activity Waste Facility.
Source: Tri-City Herald

Breakwaters: Smarter, deeper, faster

Breakwaters: Smarter, deeper, faster

12 March 2015

Bechtel's Marco Pluijm discusses how to reduce the cost of the breakwater in any port project by adopting a 'smart ports' approach.
Source: Port Strategy

Driven by diversity: Bechtel's global rail boss Ailie MacAdam

Driven by diversity: Bechtel's global rail boss Ailie MacAdam

25 November 2014

Having played a leading role on some of the UK’s biggest civil engineering projects, Ailie MacAdam is perhaps an unlikely advocate of the notion that industry should do more to attract and retain female engineers.
Source: The Engineer

MOD offers managed service provider contracts

MOD offers managed service provider contracts

04 November 2014

Bechtel will work alongside existing Defence, Equipment and Support (DE&S) staff to help change the way they manage the buying and support of defence equipment, and helps deliver the Ministry of Defence's (MOD’s) 10-year £164 billion equipment plan.  Image: © Crown copyright 2015
Source: UK Ministry of Defence