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Sustainability Drives Innovation, Cost Savings at Saltstone Disposal Unit 6

By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a longtime Bechtel customer, has the mission to safely clean up the environmental legacy from decades of producing nuclear materials for national defense. And for decades, Bechtel colleagues have partnered with DOE to achieve that mission, leaving a safer environment for communities and future generations.

Bechtel’s Peggy Mccullough to Receive the 2019 ASME Henry Laurence Gantt Medal

Senior Vice President Recognized for Achievements in Engineering and Contributions to Society
Press Release

Bechtel senior vice president Peggy McCullough has been awarded the 2019 American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) Henry Laurence Gantt Medal, the organization has announced. McCullough oversees a multi-billion-dollar per-year portfolio of projects that are helping solve some of the most complex challenges faced by government and commercial customers anywhere.

Bechtel Mentors 100 Girls in First-Ever STEAM Summer Camp in the Balkans

Bechtel partnered with governments of Kosovo and the US, as well as the leadership development initiative Girl Up and other companies to host the first-ever girls’ summer camp in the Balkans.
Press Release

LONDON, /3BL Media/ — Bechtel partnered with governments of Kosovo and the United States, as well as the leadership development initiative Girl Up and other companies to host the first-ever girls’ summer camp in the Balkans focused on science, technology, engineering, art and design and math.

Millennium Challenge Corporation, Bechtel and Côte d’Ivoire Government Launch New Strategic Collaboration

The partnership will focus on developing an infrastructure master plan that could become a template for other countries in the region.
Press Release

RESTON, Va. /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has announced its intent to deploy a new strategic collaboration with Bechtel Infrastructure Corporation (a Bechtel company) and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, focusing on national infrastructure master planning.

MCC CEO Sean Cairncross joined Bechtel’s Regional President of Africa, Sir James Dutton, and Secretary General to the President of Côte d’Ivoire Minister Patrick Achi in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, today to sign a Memorandum of Understanding memorializing the partnership.

Biomass Ventures Founder and Chairperson Lucky Dissanayake Shares Her Journey of Success

By Lucky Dissanayake, Biomass Ventures Founder and Chairperson.
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In creating Biomass Ventures, I have not been afraid to ‘think big’, because I have recognised that the opportunity for our business is massive and because I understand that the needs that we are addressing are monumental. In effect, we achieve ‘Sustainable and Ethical Fuel + Livelihood Development + Food’ in rural Sri Lanka, in a holistic, inclusive, financially-viable business model. 

Nuclear Energy Benefits The Environment

By: Lexi Corral, Business Communications Specialist
Blog

Nuclear Energy is Clean Energy

Georgia Power recently announced continued progress in the construction of the two-reactor expansion to its Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant. Bechtel is proud to partner with Georgia Power to deliver this important project – the only ongoing construction of new nuclear generation currently in the United States.

Vogtle is important because nuclear energy is important. It’s clean, efficient, safe, and must play a role in our energy future.

What is nuclear energy?

Innovation As A Value, Not An Assignment

By: David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer
Blog

When innovation is truly adopted as a value everyone in the organization will be encouraged to take ownership and an active interest in its evolution.

At Bechtel, innovation is clearly captured in in our Vision, Values, and Covenants, and like safety, quality, integrity, diversity, and inclusivity, it is widely regarded within our organization as everyone’s responsibility.

Building Internal Capacity For Infrastructure

By: Catherine Irvin, Communications Specialist
Blog

Contributing Authors: Vincent NougaredeCatherine McKalip-Thompson and Carlos Alarco Proano

Making the World Cleaner, Safer, and More Secure

By: Fred deSousa
Blog

For more than 40 years, we have partnered with industry, academia, and allied governments to make the world a cleaner, safer, and more secure place. We have performed environmental cleanup work at more than 500 contaminated sites across the world, managed operations at vital national security projects, and helped the U.S. and other countries reduce threats posed by weapons of mass destruction. Their results will benefit people and the environment for centuries to come.

Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant, Colorado

Digging Out: How Concepts Of Minecraft And A Silly Name Are Transforming A Serious Business

By: Fred deSousa and Colin McIntyre
Blog

Consider this scenario: When planning a large power plant project, designers find that two large hills – some 8 million cubic meters of soil and hard rock – will literally need to be dug out and moved, truckload by truckload, to create the flat space necessary for the plant’s buildings and support facilities.

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