Introducing new technologies in to help increase earnings and build more sustainable livelihoods for miners
Terah DeJong, country director of the Tetra Tech-implemented U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development (PRADD II) Project, discusses the introduction of new technology in the diamond mining areas of Cote d’Ivoire, and how technology has increased the volume of stones that enter the legal chain of custody, leading to increased earnings and more sustainable livelihoods for miners. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.
Using participatory planning to efficiently deliver public services in urban municipalities
Graeme Thompson, communications specialist for the Tetra Tech-implemented U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Urban Municipal Governance project (UMG) in Guatemala, discusses how the project executed a three-month technical assistance initiative to help four municipalities deliver high-quality operating plans to the Ministry of Finance. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.
RESTON, Va., February 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), announced it has been named a winner in the 2018 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. The company was recognized for its enterprise-wide approach to innovation.
Company to enhance opportunities for local startups
Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), and Station Houston, Houston’s hub for technology and innovation, announced today the launch of a corporate partnership to connect local startups with industry experts. The partnership will focus on enhancing opportunities for local entrepreneurs through mentoring and engagement in solving EPC industry challenges.
Alliance Data is a data-driven company, and to enable our clients to connect with their customers we need to be able collect, steward and protect data that in some instances is sensitive personal data. This year, in recognition of International Data Privacy Day, we educated our associates about the potential impacts of European Union's general data privacy regulation (GDPR).
Introduced most recently at the OneMBS Champions team bonding session and OneMBS Achievers Award ceremony, IGNITE – which stands for Identify, Generate, Navigate, Initiate, Transform and Evaluate – is a flexible toolset specifically developed for continuous improvement at Marina Bay Sands. The program is set up to engage Team Members by equipping them with the mindset to believe that they can get better at their jobs by challenging the status quo, the skillset to harness creativity of other Team Members to effectively manage chan
Designing a suspension bridge in Oklahoma to preserve and enhance the land of the Chickasaw Nation
Tetra Tech received the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Oklahoma Chapter’s Grand Conceptor Award, the chapter’s highest honor, for design of the Chickasaw Nation’s Inkana Bridge. The annual awards showcase the best engineering projects from across Oklahoma. As winner of the Grand Conceptor Award, Tetra Tech’s Inkana Bridge project will be part of the ACEC national competition of 2017’s most outstanding and innovative engineering achievements.
Colorado-based global technology solutions provider Arrow Electronics teamed with Colorado State University (CSU) this semester to provide professional expertise and real-world learning opportunities to students enrolled in a new course, “Sustainable Strategies for E-Waste Management.”