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 

Bechtel wins Co-Developer of the Year at the Africa Investor awards

Bechtel wins Co-Developer of the Year at the Africa Investor awards

04 June 2015

Commenting on the Awards, Hubert Danso, Africa Investor's (Ai)’s Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman said, "Infrastructure is among the top priorities—if not the single most important priority—for Africa’s sustainable growth"
Source: Africa Investor

Tunneling complete on UK’s Crossrail

Tunneling complete on UK’s Crossrail

04 June 2015

Bechtel’s team celebrates the end of tunneling on Crossrail with customer and project sponsors at a VIP event in London. The final tunnel breakthrough was attended by Prime Minister David Cameron MP and the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP. The Crossrail project is now 65% complete and on track for opening in 2018.
Source: BBC