Engineering the Next 100 Years

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Engineering the Next 100 Years

Global megatrends—from the expected population surge to the scarcity of resources—are changing the way we design, construct, and operate critical structures and systems that will benefit society for the long term. Where the world sees challenges, we see engineering solutions.

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How Infrastructure Companies Deliver Real Benefits
by Craig Albert and Tam Nguyen Sustainable infrastructure is a confluence of ideas. It’s physical, eco-friendly, and smart. It seeks to minimize costs and maximize the use of resources. It’s also global. The United Nations specifically mentioned infrastructure in its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.  The role of infrastructure is to provide essential services to societies and...
Oct 6, 2016 1:40 PM ET
Bechtel’s Latest Bridge: Low-Carbon Natural Gas
The expense and inefficiency of capturing carbon emissions from gas-fired power plants may no longer be a barrier to using the cheap, abundant fuel as a step in reaching both global development and climate targets.  “At Bechtel, we are actively looking for ways to reduce the cost of carbon capture,’’ ...
Sep 28, 2016 12:05 PM ET
Transitioning from Climate Commitments to Implementation
Across the globe, about 1,200 new coal-fired plants are being proposed, with China and India together accounting for 76 percent of the proposed new coal power capacities.  Furthermore, even though the projected renewables share of the global energy mix by 2030 is expected to grow, fossil fuels will be a significant electric generation—about 44 percent. These trends show there is still more to...
Jul 12, 2016 12:25 PM ET
Emergency, Emergency, This Is America’s Infrastructure Calling: Brendan Bechtel
Brendan Bechtel is the fifth-generation president of Bechtel Group, Inc., an engineering and construction company.
Dec 1, 2015 3:05 PM ET
Bechtel and Leading Industry Experts Outline Strategies for Urbanization in Asia
RESTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - How one of the world's most rapidly urbanizing regions copes with extreme weather, resource scarcity and surging demand for reliable energy will be addressed by Bechtel's Ian Laski, Region President, Asia, at an upcoming panel event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), "...
Oct 21, 2015 8:45 AM ET