June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018
How can the implementation of technology effect construction job-sites all over the world? Bechtel Corporation uses applied data and analytics to solve large-scale construction issues involving productivity, operation, and job-site budgeting.
Inflatable scaffolding? Artificial clouds? These are some of the radical ideas that Bechtel Corporation employees have created that could help solve problems or provide safety benefits to working on a client site. The creators of these ideas are told to, "Shoot for crazy, because genius is just shy of crazy."
On February 16, 2018
Jim Nolan, President of Bechtel Equipment Operations is scheduled to welcome attendees to the LITES Event at the Bechtel Welding and Applied Technology Center in Houston, TX, on February 16.Leadership in Industrial Technology, Education & Safety (lites.org), through events and podcasts, facilitates an ecosystem and conversation by bringing together innovative organizations at all levels of the supply chain - owners, contractors, and technology providers - in a discussion regarding improving safety and productivity in construction and industrial work environments. Organizations involved with LITES aim to combat several factors facing heavy industries including skilled labor shortages, productivity challenges, and safety performance.
Why would an Industrial company with over 1,000 locations in North America consider virtual reality training to reach and support its customers? Because in construction and heavy industry, the demand for innovative solutions to the skilled labor shortage is rapidly growing.