The backbone of industry

Almost all of the world’s iron ore output is used to produce steel, the foundation of transportation infrastructure, housing, buildings, industry, heavy machinery and automobiles.

We have been assisting our customers in the delivery of iron ore plants since 1954, first in Venezuela, then in Canada, and most recently in Western Australia, where we have an office dedicated to supporting the world’s most efficient producers of seaborne iron ore.

Regardless of where the projects are located, Bechtel and its customers strive to protect and respect local communities and the environment.

Bulk Materials Handling Center of Excellence

Our customers actively look for cost and improvement initiatives with a direct and positive impact on productivity. These often include bulk materials handling system optimizations, incorporating innovation as a core part of operations in order to reduce cost and improve plant availability.

The ​​​​​​​Bulk Materials Handling Center assists our customers with the technical leadership to ensure the latest technologies are incorporated into their capital projects. Our first principles design approach provides the flexibility to design systems from base componentry up, minimizing capital intensity and maximizing construction efficiency and operability.

Our Bulk Materials Handling team tailors their services to each customer’s unique requirements. By aligning our capabilities with each customer’s goals, we help them to achieve operational and performance excellence driving innovations across the entire project lifecycle, from concept design, through procurement, construction and commissioning.

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