Bechtel Innovation Design Center offers entrepreneurial resources through the Purdue Foundry

Central Information Website For The Global Seed Industry

11 January 2019

Purdue University hit a milestone in startup creation in 2018 with 223 startups, more than $350 million in funding and investments generated and more than 300 new jobs, officials announced today (Jan. 10). Purdue has a 150-year history of producing world-class research.

Source: SeedQuest

NNSA facilities aging

NNSA Leader Looks To The Next 75 Years For Our "Secret Cities"

09 January 2019

More than 50 percent of our facilities throughout the NNSA complex are more than 40 years old and 30 percent of them were built in the Manhattan Project age,’ Gordon-Hagerty said. ‘Under the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, the Trump Administration and the U.S. Government, supported by Congress, is undertaking a major modernization program across all of the infrastructure throughout NNSA as well as the Department of Energy.

Source: Department of Energy

Bechtel recently signed contracts in Africa

Trump’s Power Africa Initiative

09 January 2019

China has strong ambitions regarding the continent of Africa. It wants it as a type of “Bread Basket” to provide food for its 1 billion+ citizens.

Source: Hudson Valley

Bechtel wins LNG Train Project contract in Australia

Woodside enters FEED for Pluto Train 2

07 January 2019

Woodside Petroleum Ltd., Perth, has let a contract to Bechtel for the front-end engineering design stage for the Pluto LNG Train 2 project on the Burrup Peninsula of Western Australia.

Source: Oil and Gas Journal

Construction contractors to watch.

5 Construction Companies To Watch in 2019

05 January 2019

2019 is here, and the business world is more concerned about its progress in yesteryear rather than celebrating the next year. We are going to follow suit and mention the construction companies that have dominated 2018 and will continue to do the same this year.

Source: Market Business News

Bechtel makes progess on Cheniere LNG projects

Bechtel Notches Up Progress On Cheniere LNG Projects As U.S. Exports Near Breakthrough, An Industrial Info News Alert

03 January 2019

Bechtel Corporation (San Francisco, California) made big strides in natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in fourth-quarter 2018, as it started and finished work on major units for Cheniere Energy Incorporated (Houston, Texas) and continued to develop natural gas-fired, combined-cycle (NGCC) power plants. Industrial Info is tracking nearly $142 billion in projects worldwide involving Bechtel, nearly half of which are in the Oil & Gas Industry.

Source: Market Watch

Rigging with the Bulls

Rigging with the Bulls

18 December 2018

Bull rigging is easy to recognise but hard to define as a way of moving a load.  Julian Champkin tries to pin down the elusive subject.

Source: Cranes Today Magazine