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    DOE Makes Significant Progress at Hanford Vit Plant in FY 2016

    The U.S. Department of Energy Office of River Protection (ORP) and contractor Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) have completed significant work at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant’s (WTP) Low-Activity Waste (LAW) Facility in FY 2016 and are now preparing the LAW Facility site for the final stages of construction.

    Source: Hanford Vit Plant News Room

    Bechtel donated $10,000 for Mid-Columbia STEM education

    Bechtel National has donated $10,000 to the Washington State STEM Foundation and the Mid-Columbia STEM Network to help expand learning experiences to help prepare students for eventual careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
    Source: Tri-City Herald

    Hanford Vit Plant Takes Big Step

    The presence of power marks a significant milestone in the creation of a major new structure at the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant at the Hanford Nuclear Waste Site in southeast Washington state.
    Source: ENR Northwest

    Fortune's 40 under 40

    Brendan Bechtel listed on Fortune’s 2016 40 Under 40, the annual ranking of the most influential young people in business.
    Source: Fortune

    Pueblo Chemical Depot set to begin destroying mustard agent stock

    The U.S. Army plans to start operating a $4.5 billion plant next week that will destroy the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent, complying with an international treaty that bans chemical weapons, officials said Wednesday. 

    Source: The Pueblo Chieftain

    In pictures: Bridge building in Rwanda

    A team of 10 engineers, volunteers from Arup, Bechtel and Bridges to Prosperity, have built a 42m suspension bridge over the Mukungwa River this summer, for the 12,000 residents of Kukibuye in north western Rwanda.
    Source: Infrastructure Intelligence


    Volunteers from Arup and Bechtel Build Footbridge in Rwanda

    The new span will provide safe, year-round access to schools, markets, and health care facilities for the 12,000 residents of Kukibuye. The new span will provide safe, year-round access to schools, markets, and health care facilities for the 12,000 residents of Kukibuye. 
    Source: ARUP

    Japan Atomic Power Company to assist UK new build project

    Horizon Nuclear Power, the Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC) and Hitachi have signed a technical services contract for the proposed Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in North Wales. JAPC is to support Horizon in areas including construction costing, licensing, and planning for commissioning.
    Source: World Nuclear News

    NAS begins contract operation at AEDC

    National Aerospace Solutions, LLC (NAS) began performance Friday on the Test Operations and Sustainment (TOS) contract at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), as well as facilities in Maryland and California.
    Source: The Tullahoma News

    The Conversation - Engineers: Marita Cheng and Nisrine Chartouny

    Lebanese civil engineer Nisrine Chartouny oversees miles of tunnelling on London's ambitious Crossrail project. Her work requires precision, skill and very long hours. Nisrine joined her company Bechtel 10 years ago, and says she and her husband put off having babies for five years because she was enjoying her job so much. Now a mum of one, she was able to go back to work four days a week and wants the rest of the industry she is so passionate about to embrace flexible working, so that it can hold on to women like her.

    Source: BBC

    Top 25 Most Important Private Companies

    The time has come to recognize the hugely significant contributions of those corporations that choose not to sell their stock to the public.
    Source: Fortune