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Secret Cities, 75 Years Later: Bechtel Highlights Future of Los Alamos, Hanford, Oak Ridge

New exhibit opens at Washington D.C.’s National Building Museum
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A museum exhibit profiling a largely untold aspect of a turning point of the 20th century opened today in the U.S. capital, sponsored in part by Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction.

UPF Diverts 97 Percent of Waste from Landfills

by Patti Jones, Communications Manager, Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)
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In less than five years, the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Project has recycled or reused nearly 194 million pounds of materials and diverted more than 97 percent of the project’s total waste from landfills.

“Our recycling and reuse effort is the result of careful planning prior to the beginning of construction,” said UPF Project Director John Howanitz.

Philippines Coastal Protection: A Green-Grey Approach to Resilience

by Peter Toth, Bechtel 4D Planning and Project Controls Engineer​
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Bechtel and Conservation International are collaborating on a three-year coastal protection project in the Philippines to demonstrate the potential for natural systems to adapt to the consequences of changes in climate and extreme weather events, and the relevance of setting up grey (engineering) and green (ecosystem conservation) infrastructures in order to build resilience into coastal territories and communities especially following typhoons. 

Bechtel CASE STUDY: “Green-Grey” Approaches to Building Resilient Communities

by Tam Nguyen, Global Head of Sustainability; Contributors: Bruce Colvin, Kit Ng, Stew Taylor, and Peter Toth
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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines how we can improve the resilience and security of vulnerable communities against the impact and implications of natural hazards by delivering projects that combine nature-based (green), traditional infrastructure (grey) and disaster risk reduction

Barbara Rusinko: A Career Solving Problems in Engineering

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Rusinko was elected to the 2018 class of the National Academy of Engineering in February 2018. Barbara is the first female Bechtel employee to receive the honor and the 17th in the company’s 120-year history.

Ailie MacAdam and the Biggest Construction Project in Europe

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“When you have such a big infrastructure project, you have the opportunity, certainly, but I’d say more the responsibility to invest those public funds in a way that lifts the sector up, and really move the dial on the diversity of engineering teams,” stated Bechtel’s Ailie MacAdam on the reasoning behind creating a more diverse team for London’s Crossrail project.

Bechtel Executive Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Barbara Rusinko becomes the first female Bechtel employee to receive the honor and the 17th in the company’s 120-year history.
Press Release

RESTON, Va., March 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel senior vice president Barbara Rusinko has been elected to the 2018 class of the National Academy of Engineering, the organization has announced. Rusinko becomes the first female Bechtel employee to receive the honor and the 17th in the company’s 120-year history.

BECHTEL CASE STUDY: Balancing Economic Growth with Low Carbon Energy Solutions

by Donald Koza
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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines the challenge for emerging economies to find the right balance between pro-growth economic policies and programs, reducing greenhouse gases, and transitioning to a low-carbon, reliable and affordable energy program. Our premise is that every country has a unique energy mix that can be optimized to support societal needs and national ambitions.

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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines the challenge for emerging economies to find the right balance between pro-growth economic policies and programs, reducing greenhouse gases, and transitioning to a low-carbon, reliable and affordable energy program. Our premise is that every country has a unique energy mix that can be optimized to support societal needs and national ambitions.

No One Left Behind: The Recovery of the Gunga Din

by Sheila Gideon
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An epic battle took place on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands during the second World War. The United States victory over Japan secured an important strategic military post that continues to be crucial today.

Bechtel Recognized for Innovation Leadership

Press Release

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.

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