Construction Project of the Year
Platts Global Energy Awards
The W. H. Sammis Air Quality Control Project, for which Bechtel provided engineering, procurement, construction and startup services, was named Construction Project of the Year at the 2010 Platts Global Energy Awards. Read the announcement.
Rigging Job of the Year
Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association
Bechtel recognized for outstanding performance in installing water-feed pumps at the Elm Road Generating Station in Wisconsin in the under $150,000 category.
Silver Jubilee Cup
Royal Town Planning Institute
British Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for Communities and Local Government awarded Channel Tunnel Rail Link: High Speed 1 the top prize in planning. Bechtel was a member of the consortium responsible for design and project and construction management of HS1. Read the Royal Town Planning Institute article and learn more about Bechtel’s role in the HS1 project.
Small Business Achievement
U.S. Department of Energy
Bechtel BWXT Idaho received the U.S. Department of Energy's 2009 Management and Operations Small Business Achievement of the Year Award. The award recognizes contractors for procuring goods and services from small businesses and for having polices and programs that promote use of small businesses. In fiscal year 2009, more than 80 percent of Bechtel BWXT Idaho's available dollars for subcontracting opportunities went to small businesses.
World-Generation Class of 2011
Alasdair Cathcart, president of Bechtel's Power business unit, was selected as a member of World-Generation magazine's Class of 2011 for his work in the field. Read the article.
Lifetime Achievement Award, Construction
American Society of Civil Engineers
Former Bechtel executive Ed Richardson was recognized for his lifetime engineering innovation and excellence with the American Society of Civil Engineers' Outstanding Projects and Leaders Lifetime Achievement Award in construction. Read the announcement.
World-Gen - Class of 2011
Large Employer of the Year
UK National Apprenticeship Service
Tube Lines has been named Large Employer of the Year in the 2009 Apprenticeships Award competition run by the UK National Apprenticeship Service. The Awards recognize achievements of employers and apprentices in developing skills critical for the future of the country’s economy. Read the announcement.
Best Diversity Company
Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology
Bechtel named one of the best diversity companies by the readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology magazine and its Web site visitors. Read more.
Employer of the Year
Eastern Kentucky University
Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass chemical demilitarization project named for its leadership in providing employment and internship opportunities for students. Read the announcement.
Contractor of the Year
Associated Builders and Contractors
Then-Bechtel employee Tim Horst honored for his work on the Gulf Coast Workforce Development Initiative. The initiative trained more than 20,000 workers to help rebuild areas damaged by hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. Read the ABC press release.
U.S. National Academy of Engineering
Bechtel’s Amos Avidan elected a member for his outstanding contributions to engineering. Read the NAE press release.
CIO Hall of Fame
Bechtel Chief Information Officer Geir Ramleth inducted for his leadership of Project Services Network development at Bechtel. Read more.
Outstanding Transportation Coordinator
Bechtel employee Darlene Stogner recognized in Phoenix, Arizona, by the region's public transportation and rideshare agency for her work to improve air quality. Read the article in the Phoenix Business Journal.
Professional Engineer of the Year
Kevin Baillie of Bechtel’s Mining & Metals business unit honored by this organization of professional engineers. Read the article in the Observer.
Inspirational Leader Award
Bechtel’s Ailie MacAdam awarded for her work on High Speed 1, the UK’s first high-speed rail line. MacAdam was project director on the renovation of London’s St. Pancras train station. See the Atkins Inspire award page.
Voluntary Protection Program Star
U.S. Department of Energy
The Waste Treatment Plant project construction site in Hanford, Washington, has earned Star Status—the highest recognition in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Voluntary Protection Program. The program promotes safety and health excellence through cooperative efforts among labor, management, and government at DOE contractor sites.
Safety Leadership Award
Construction Owners Association of Alberta, Canada
Bechtel recognized for its work on the Shell Scotford Upgrader Expansion project in Fort Saskatchewan. The award honors leadership in the development, innovation, and implementation of safety practices that result in significant improvement in safety performance.
U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program
Bechtel’s Pueblo Chemical Depot chemical weapons elimination project in Colorado received the highest level of recognition from the program. Read article in the The Pueblo Chieftain.
Star of Excellence
U.S. Department of Energy
Bechtel SAIC Company, LLC received the department’s highest safety award for its management and operation of the Yucca Mountain project. DOE also presented Bechtel with the Legacy of Stars award for having attained the star of excellence status for the fourth consecutive year. Read the article in the Pahrump Valley Times.
Pollution Prevention Awards (P2)
U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which is managed and operated by a team led by Bechtel and the University of California, received two Pollution Prevention Awards from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. The awards are given based on a competition among NNSA facilities and acknowledge pollution prevention, recycling, and affirmative procurement accomplishments. Read the press release.
Award of Excellence in Sustainable Development
Bechtel’s work with the Iron Ore Company of Canada on the Tailings Management project helped IOC achieve the award, which honors progress toward sustainable solutions in the Canadian minerals industry. Read the press release.
Superior Technical Achievement Recognition
FIATECH, an industry consortium that promotes the use of emerging automated technologies on capital construction projects, presented its Superior Technical Achievement Recognition (STAR) award to Bechtel, for its broad engagement and hands-on involvement in the organization. The STAR awards have previously recognized only individuals, making this the first time that a company has been so honored. Bechtel has been a member of FIATECH since 2001.
R&D 100 Awards
Six teams of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, five from Los Alamos National Laboratory, and one from the Y-12 Nuclear Security Complex were among the recipients of this year’s R&D 100 Awards. Read the press release.
R&D 100 Awards
Teams at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory were among the winners of the 47th annual R&D 100 Awards. Read the press release.