Bechtel

Las Bambas megaproject takes two alumni high in the Andes, reshaping a remote Peruvian area

For Georgia Tech alumni Steve Curtis and Justin Norman, the commute to work involves plane flights, buses, pickup trucks and, on a good day, a helicopter. All told, it takes between six and 15 hours to get from home to work, depending on the weather and mode of travel. That’s because they’re working on a massive construction project high in the Peruvian Andes for Bechtel, building the copper concentrator for a $5 billion mine project that will be among the world’s top-producing sources of copper from its very first year.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

13 CEE students win Women in Engineering scholarships

hirteen School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students received nearly $15,000 in scholarships at the Women in Engineering banquet March 31. The scholarships come from corporate sponsors and recognize some of the College of Engineering’s top women students.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Do no harm: Andy Phelps' approach to civil engineering earns him ASCE fellowship, lifetime achievement award

The accolades have come pretty fast and furious for Andy Phelps in recent months. First, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced Phelps would receive a lifetime achievement award. Then, a few weeks later, the society elected him a fellow.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
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