Riyadh Metro: Bechtel-led team starts tunneling

Riyadh Metro: Bechtel-led team starts tunneling

09 July 2015

A consortium led by global engineering, project management and construction company Bechtel has begun tunneling on Line 1 of the Riyadh Metro, marking an important milestone in the construction of this landmark project. 
Source: Arab News 

Brendan Bechtel and Anthony Williams Are Appointed to National Geographic Society Board of Trustees

Brendan Bechtel and Anthony Williams Are Appointed to National Geographic Society Board of Trustees

07 July 2015

Two new members have joined the National Geographic Society board of trustees. They are Brendan Bechtel, president and chief operating officer of Bechtel Group, Inc., one of the world’s leading engineering, construction and project management firms; and Anthony Williams, chief executive officer of the Federal City Council and former mayor of Washington, D.C.
Source: National Geographic

Charlene Wheeless

Power List 2015: The Power 50

01 July 2015

Bechtel's Charlene Wheeless, principal VP, global corporate affairs, named one of PRWeek's Power 50 for 2015. These 50 game changers are redefining the role of comms and marketing and elevating their brands and agencies to the highest levels on a global scale.
Source: PRWeek

STEM Leadership Hall of Fame Inductees Press for Action

STEM Leadership Hall of Fame Inductees Press for Action

30 June 2015

It's time to stop talking and start doing. A group of higher education and industry leaders – inducted into this year's U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame – said they're impatient about the current state of STEM education and workforce development in the country, but encouraged about the way things are heading.
Source: U.S. News & World Reports

DOE: Hanford vit plant safety culture shows improvement

DOE: Hanford vit plant safety culture shows improvement

26 June 2015

Improvements have been made in the safety culture at the Hanford vitrification plant, according to a followup assessment conducted by an independent arm of the Department of Energy.
Source: Tri-City Herald

ICE Celebrates National Women in Engineering Day 2015

ICE Celebrates National Women in Engineering Day 2015

23 June 2015

 Bechtel and other organizations celebrated the day through social media campaigns such as #notjustforboys and #IAmAnEngineer and 100 Years of Women in Transport organised a mass photocall on Horse Guards Parade in London.
Source: ICE

Bucking the trend: why the civil sector has more female engineers

Bucking the trend: why the civil sector has more female engineers

22 June 2015

What is it about civil engineering that means it bucks the trend so dramatically? Lani Tan, a project field engineer at Bechtel, working on the Vauxhall Underground Station Upgrade project, believes that the direct impact civil engineering has on helping community helps attract women to the field.
Source: theEngineer

Step Inside London’s Cavernous New Train Tunnels

Step Inside London’s Cavernous New Train Tunnels

10 June 2015

London sits on top of 2,000 years of history. Dig up its streets and you’ll find ruins of Roman imperialism, signs of medieval battles, and the oldest subway system on the planet. Now, the capital city can add 26 more miles of tunnels to its underground hoardings.
Source: Wired

Bechtel on track to quadruple LNG production

Bechtel on track to quadruple LNG production

06 June 2015

Bechtel has confirmed that the company is on track to complete the construction of an additional three LNG production trains on Curtis Island, Queensland, Australia, by the end of 2015.
Source: LNG Industry