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Bechtel has launched a major new graduate recruitment program with the Riyadh College of Technology (RCT) in Saudi Arabia. Through the joint initiative, Bechtel will train and subsequently hire 75 RCT students who are pursuing careers in civil engineering, architecture, or survey technology. The first group of students will start the three-month training program in March 2017 which will include work experience at a Bechtel project in Saudi Arabia.
New entity will enhance safety and efficiency at Hanford Site construction project
Bechtel announced that its in-house learning and development academy, Bechtel University, has been awarded two Brandon Hall Awards for technology and innovation. The Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards represent the most prestigious program of its kind in the learning and talent industry, often referred to as the “Academy Awards” of learning and development by industry executives.
Bechtel announced that its Curtis Island LNG program was recognized as the “Construction Project of the Year” at the Platts Global Energy Awards earlier this month.
CWC Group Honors Dudley for making an “outstanding contribution to the development and future of the LNG industry in the past year.”
The new contract modification affords the clearest path to vitrifying Hanford’s tank waste as soon as possible.
Bechtel congratulated an international team for completing a historic milestone at the site of the Chornobyl nuclear plant: the successful sliding of a massive containment arch that now covers the plant’s damaged reactor.
For the second consecutive year, the Department of Energy has awarded the Bechtel-led Waste Treatment Plant project its highest level of recognition for worker safety achievements: the Voluntary Protection Program “Star of Excellence.”
Barbara Rusinko, president of the Bechtel’s Nuclear, Security & Environmental business, has been honored with a 2016 Global Leadership Award by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).
For the second time in four years, Bechtel and its joint-venture partner ENKA have won an International Road Federation (IRF) Global Road Achievement Award for the Kosovo motorway project.
Bechtel announced that the company’s Nuclear, Security & Environmental global business unit has achieved key certifications for International Organization for Standardization 14001:2015 for environmental management systems and Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series 18001:2007 for occupational health and safety management.
Following a six-year global design and construction effort, Bechtel announced it has completed construction of the Curtis Island LNG program with Australia Pacific LNG starting sustained production from Train 2 of its facility. Bechtel has now delivered all six liquefied natural gas (LNG) production trains to three customers on Curtis Island, off the shore of Queensland, just north of the city of Gladstone.
Bechtel today announced that for the second year in a row, one of its in-house leadership and development programs was awarded a gold medal by Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine in the Business Partnership Award category. The CLO awards recognize companies that demonstrate the highest excellence in designing and delivering employee development programs.
Andrew Patterson, Bechtel’s region president for Africa, represents engineering, construction, project management businesses on the 23-member panel
Bechtel has won the ENR Global Best Project Award in power/industrial category for the Curtis Island LNG program. Engineering News-Record (ENR) annually recognizes global projects in 18 industry categories for their safe and innovative solutions to design and construction challenges, international teamwork, contribution to the community, and quality of design and construction work.
Bechtel-led plant pilot testing will ensure personnel, facilities and equipment perform safely and as designed.
Bechtel has been awarded a contract to upgrade the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, where the company will apply ExxonMobil's proprietary SCANfining technology to increase the production of motor fuels.
Bechtel-led National Aerospace Solutions, LLC has begun ground test operations of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee and facilities in Maryland and California.
Bechtel has been recognized as one of the U.S. Navy Reserve’s “Outstanding Navy Reserve Employers” for 2016.
Bechtel has received the 2016 Large Business of the Year award from the Greater Reston (VA) Chamber of Commerce. The Awards for Chamber Excellence (ACE) were given to Bechtel and nine other winners at the Chamber’s annual meeting.
The inaugural list of the UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering has been published on National Women in Engineering Day. Two Bechtel senior, female engineers have been recognized for their contribution to the industry.
Bechtel has extended its partnership with the Central African nation of Gabon, which it has been working with since 2010 to create and implement a $25 billion national infrastructure plan. Together they have established a national infrastructure agency to deliver approximately a hundred projects spanning transportation, housing, education and medical facilities, water and waste management. Achievements so far include completion of more than 800 homes, 600 classrooms, 600 kilometers of roads and Gabon’s first community wastewater treatment plant.
Bechtel has signed a five-year contract extension with the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu to continue its longstanding management services work at Jubail and Ras Al Khair industrial cities.