Bechtel and the government of Gabon developed a $25 billion national master plan for infrastructure, and a public-works agency that Bechtel helped to establish―and is now supporting―which are delivering a hundred projects to serve the nation's 1.5 million people.
The transformation plan and resulting buildout covers education, housing and urbanization, transportation, water and power, medical resources. It's goal of balancing economic progress with social and environmental priorities to support the government of Gabon's vision, include:
- Increasing industrial capacity and process more raw materials locally
- Carefully and sustainably managing the country's natural resources and biodiversity
- Creating prosperity that results in higher-value jobs and better services