Bechtel has completed hundreds of major mining and metals projects across six continents, enabling our customers to produce everything from aluminum to zinc. 

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Market Leadership

  • Coal, and ferrous and nonferrous metals—copper, gold, aluminum, alumina, iron ore, steel, nickel, and titanium
  • Industrial minerals—cement, glass, and gypsum
  • Metals forming and finishing— emphasis on aluminum and steel

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Featured projects


With extensive experience in mining and metals projects worldwide, Bechtel is equipped to handle the most challenging endeavors the world has to offer. Our professionals are some of the most respected in the industry and possess expertise in complex areas of mining, including:

  • Mineral exploration and geology
  • Hydrometallurgical processing
  • Mine planning
  • Pyrometallurgical processing
  • Materials handling
  • Metals forming
  • Mineral processing
  • Pollution control
  • Electrometallurgy
  • Environmental permitting

What we do

  • Detailed engineering tailored to the requirements of precise, sound, and economical construction
  • Global procurement, inspection, and expediting to obtain the right equipment at the right price, including cost-effective financing terms and on-time delivery schedules
  • Construction that achieves the earliest plant startup within budget and according to plan
  • Solutions to the unique problems encountered on every project based on diverse experience in the mining and metallurgical industry