Delivering the modern marvels of the world
Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies, and a cornerstone of innovation in the industry. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects—the modern marvels of the world—that foster sustainable progress and grow economies. Only Bechtel has the resources and reach to guarantee certainty of outcome.
To everything there is a season, and a 10th anniversary — in Big Dig lore, the 2006 opening of the Albany Street ramps marked its completion — is a time for taking stock.
Source: The Boston Globe
If you’ve seen Back to the Future, you might remember that the mid-1980s movie franchise pegged 2015 as “the future”. Here we are. Obviously things didn’t pan out quite like Hollywood imagined. Not only are cars still rolling on four wheels, we rely on roads, bridges and every other form of infrastructure more than ever.
Now's the time to replace crumbling bridges and roads with stronger, smarter alternatives. Bechtel President serves a wake-up call for America's infrastructure.
Marking the start of its global Stewardship Month, Bechtel today applauded accomplishments by employees at the company’s affiliated government and nuclear projects that donated nearly $7 million in 2015 and who volunteered countless hours to support their local communities in promoting education.
Bechtel's chief rigging engineer, J. Keith Anderson, was named a Top 25 Newsmaker for 2015 by Engineering News-Record magazine
Bechtel announced that it will continue its Signature Program partnerships with four nonprofits: DiscoverE, Engineers Without Borders (EWB), FIRST®, and JA Worldwide (Junior Achievement). The nonprofit partnerships are instrumental in helping Bechtel make a difference in communities around the world.
"These accomplishments can only occur because all WTP employees are focused on the same goal: building a plant that will safely and efficiently treat the millions of gallons of waste in the tanks," noted Peggy McCullough, WTP project director and Bechtel senior vice president
Bechtel has announced all three projects on Curtis Island are now operational with Australia Pacific LNG exporting its first cargo. Four of the six LNG trains to be constructed by Bechtel on Curtis Island in Queensland, Australia are now producing LNG with the remaining two trains expected to come online in 2016.
- Bechtel was founded in 1898.
- The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
- Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents.
- Areas of expertise include: civil infrastructure, defense & nuclear security, environmental cleanup & management, mining & metals, oil, gas & chemicals, power, tanks, telecommunications, and water.
- Signature projects include: Hoover Dam, Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, Channel Tunnel, Ras al Khair Aluminium Smelter, Chornobyl Shelter and Containment, Gabon National Infrastructure, Curtis Island LNG projects.
- The company has been a cornerstone of innovation in the industry—delivering many first and only projects
- Nobody in the business puts a greater value on ethics or safety: approximately 90 percent of its projects finish each year without a lost-time accident.
- Bechtel has some 40 offices and 55,400 employees in 37 countries.