Traveling between the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, got a whole lot easier.
Experiencing rapid cultural and economic growth, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul — the two largest cities in Minnesota, United States — needed a public transportation solution to connect the two communities.
Serving as prime consultant on all project phases, AECOM completed the $957-million, 11-mile-long Green Line Light Rail system on time and within budget.
As part of AECOM's sponsorship of more than 20 Fellows in the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), a program originated by U.S. President Barack Obama, AECOM Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Lawrence mentored the group on sustainability.
The report outlines progress in the key focus areas of Ethics & Compliance; Governance; Employees & Workplace; Health, Safety & Environment; Community & Social Service; and Supply Chain & Procurement.
August 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Global engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance and project management company Fluor Corporation has published its 2013 Sustainability Report, “Beyond the Blueprint: Growing Sustainably,” available online at fluor.com/sustainrep.
By Anne Ellis AECOM Vice President, Global Initiatives
With 60% of Africa’s population under the age of 35, it’s recognized that today's youth will shape the continent's future. The leaders of this generation will help make the decisions that will propel economies, seed growth and prosperity, and strengthen democratic institutions.
July 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The natural resources that Freeport-McMoRan produces are essential to the world's economies. As population growth and urbanization continue to accelerate, Freeport-McMoRan’s products are critical to a rising standard of living on a global scale. The foundation of Freeport-McMoRan’s plans for production growth and resource expansions includes their commitment to join with stakeholders in working toward sustainable development.
In many countries, populations are aging, people are increasingly moving into cities, and there is a growing need to address resource scarcity and the impacts of global climate change. At AECOM, we are continually transforming our approach to project delivery to better address these rapidly changing dynamics and to enhance sustainability.
Check out page 9 of AECOM’s most recent sustainability report to learn more about how we enhance our services to plan for a changing global context.
As part of the second AECOM group to participate in Pollinate Energy’s Young Professionals Program, Megan Aspinall, renewable energy engineer, traveled to India with two other colleagues to help the non-profit work toward its goal to eradicate energy poverty in India.
TransCanada overcame the steep and rugged mountainous terrain in Mexico by utilizing uncommon pipeline construction techniques.
While the word gondola conjures images of skier-filled cable cars ascending breathtaking slopes, in the spectacular terrain along TransCanada’s Tamazunchale Extension Pipeline Project, this is not the case. Here, a state-of-the art construction gondola transports tons of steel pipe and construction materials, not people. This gondola technology is helping crews conquer the steep, difficult slope they’ve affectionately dubbed, “Waterloo”.