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How Do We #RebuildBetter? Brendan Bechtel Interviews Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

By: Brian James, Business Communications Specialist
Blog

Listen in as Brendan Bechtel speaks with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on behalf of the Business Roundtable about the impact of COVID 19 on infrastructure initiatives, the importance of digital infrastructure – especially building out broadband in rural areas – and how private businesses, labor, and policymakers can unite to rebuild the American economy.

Brendan leads the Business Roundtable (BRT) Infrastructure Committee. Governor Hogan is the Immediate Past Chair of the National Governors Association.

Bechtel Elevates Jack Futcher to Vice Chairman; Appoints Craig Albert President and Chief Operating Officer

Shaun Kenny will succeed Albert as President of Infrastructure Business
Press Release

RESTON, Va., July 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Bechtel Group, Inc. announced today that Craig Albert, who has led the company’s Infrastructure business unit since 2016, will succeed Jack Futcher as president and chief operating officer of Bechtel Group, Inc.

The COVID-19 Paradigm Shift: A Once-In-A-Generation Challenge & Opportunity

By Linda Miller OBE, Infrastructure Construction Director
Blog

The post-pandemic world can be safer, more equitable, and increasingly sustainable – and engineers are ready to make it happen. That’s my takeaway after participating in today’s BBC World Service panel titled The Engineers: Re-Engineering the Future.

Bechtel's Global Family Shows off Their #StaySafe Spirit

By Brian James, Business Communications Specialist
Blog

Whether they are back in the office or working at home, our global Bechtel family is taking safety seriously and having fun doing it. As we transition back to normal operations, we asked our colleagues and their families to get out the camera, break out the paints, and create fun reminders of the many ways we all can #StaySafe.

Innovation and Partnership Deliver 29,600 Masks for Kenya

By LeeAnne Lang, Bechtel Group Foundation operations manager
Blog

In Kenya, a partnership between business leaders and a local social enterprise organization is creating affordable, re-useable masks for the country’s fight against COVID-19.

The Kenyan government began requiring face coverings in April, but the high cost of masks was a hurdle for many in the East African nation. In addition, most masks were designed for one-time use, an approach that didn’t mesh with the country’s sustainability goals. 

Keeping 6,000 Families in Homes During Hard Times

By LeeAnne Lang, Bechtel Group Foundation operations manager
Blog

There’s no place like home for sheltering in place, but the economic upheaval from the global pandemic is making it harder to hold onto those homes.

“A short-term loss of income can turn into a long-term catastrophe if a family loses their housing,” says Annie Cacheiro, executive director of Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties (ADFAC). The nonprofit currently serves two counties in eastern Tennessee, an area with a history of economic hardship.

Fuel for Thought - Powering Net-Zero Communities

By Julie Keenahan, BEn Associate
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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we highlight how new fuel technologies are improving as global commitments to net zero targets increase.

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all.

7.a: By 2030, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology.

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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we highlight how new fuel technologies are improving as global commitments to net zero targets increase.

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all.

7.a: By 2030, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology.

Teenage STEM Competitors Engineer Hospital Ventilators

By Juliet Whitcombe, External Communications Manager, Infrastructure
Blog

Teenage veterans of the global FIRST® Robotics Competition are helping coronavirus patients in Afghanistan by making ventilators out of car parts.

Colleagues Making a Difference: Lanette Edwards

By: Catherine Irvin, Communications Specialist
Blog

We caught up with colleagues who are making a difference in their communities as a response to COVID-19. In this series, we learn how each of them is stepping up and what they’ve learned in the process.

Lanette Edwards has spent 30 years of her career with Bechtel. Throughout that time she can tell you one thing has remained a constant: Bechtel people rise to a challenge.

“I’ve always been proud of working for Bechtel, but it’s been really inspiring to see colleagues rise up during this time,” said Lanette.

Bechtel Again Ranks #1 On ENR List of Top 400 U.S. Contractors

Improved transit, expanded access to safe energy, reduced hazardous waste keep the company in the top spot for 22nd consecutive year
Press Release

RESTON, Va., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Bechtel, a global engineering, procurement, and construction leader, has ranked No. 1 on the Engineering News-Record list of Top 400 U.S. contractors for the 22nd consecutive year. Engineering News-Record (ENR), the industry’s leading publication, compiled the rankings based on companies’ 2019 construction revenues.

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