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    Waste Treatment Plant Project Makes Progress in 2015

    Waste Treatment Plant Project Makes Progress in 2015

    "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 Close to Completion with Australia Pacific LNG First Cargo

    Bechtel Close to Completion with Australia Pacific LNG First Cargo

    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 and Petrofac partnered to support INJAZ UAE on Innovation Day Camp

    Bechtel and Petrofac partnered to support INJAZ UAE on Innovation Day Camp

    Bechtel announced that it has worked with Petrofac, a leading international provider of oilfield services, and INJAZ United Arab Emirates (UAE) to host a Junior Achievement® (JA) Innovation Day Camp in Dubai. The Innovation Day Camp is part of Bechtel’s Building Future Leaders initiative, which seeks to increase the number of students around the world who benefit from JA’s entrepreneurship and work readiness program.

    Bechtel Engages Local Virginia High School Students at “Ethics Day”

    Bechtel Engages Local Virginia High School Students at “Ethics Day”

    Volunteers from Bechtel’s Reston, VA, office engaged with seniors at South Lakes High School during an Ethics Day training program.  The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce hosted the event that was supported by several area companies, including Bechtel. Bechtel participants served as table leaders, assisting students as they considered and addressed some of the ethical dilemmas they will be facing in the coming years. 

    Bechtel Wins Prestigious U.K. Employer Award for Diversity

    Bechtel Wins Prestigious U.K. Employer Award for Diversity

    Bechtel has won one of the top diversity awards in the U.K. The U.S.-based company was presented with the WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Employer Award by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, at a ceremony in London last week, fending off stiff competition. The award recognizes Bechtel’s systematic approach to tackling diversity and inclusion on multiple levels within its organization.

    Bechtel Receives AWS Excellence in Welding Award for 2015

    Bechtel Receives AWS Excellence in Welding Award for 2015

    Bechtel announced that it received an Excellence in Welding award from the American Welding Society (AWS) at a ceremony in Chicago. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have shown exemplary dedication to promoting the image of welding in their communities.

    Bechtel Named “Military Friendly Employer” for Third Straight Year

    Bechtel Named “Military Friendly Employer” for Third Straight Year

    Bechtel announced that the company has for the third straight year been named a Military Friendly Employer® by the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. The designation is given to companies that demonstrate a commitment to hiring, training, and retaining current and former military personnel. 

    Bechtel and Chart Partner for Development of Floating LNG Facilities

    Bechtel and Chart Partner for Development of Floating LNG Facilities

    Bechtel and Chart Energy & Chemicals, Inc. have signed a long-term agreement to design and build floating LNG (FLNG) process facilities using Chart’s IPSMR® liquefaction technology. Bechtel will have the exclusive right to use Chart’s proprietary liquefaction technology for FLNG facilities, and will only purchase Chart’s proprietary equipment, including brazed aluminum heat exchangers and cold boxes, for facilities designed with IPSMR® technology.

    Bechtel-led Project Moves Closer toward Destroying Surplus U.S. Chemical Weapons

    Bechtel-led Project Moves Closer toward Destroying Surplus U.S. Chemical Weapons

    Bechtel, with its partners and the U.S. Department of Defense, today marked the completion of construction of a key plant that will destroy the last remaining stockpile of the nation’s chemical weapons. The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant in Richmond, Kentucky, will now enter a multi-year testing phase where all systems are checked and simulated chemical weapons are taken apart and emptied.

    Bechtel Applauds Successful Licensing of Second Reactor at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant

    Bechtel Applauds Successful Licensing of Second Reactor at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant

    Bechtel today applauded the historic decision Thursday by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to grant an operating license to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar Unit 2 in Spring City, Tennessee, the first new nuclear reactor to receive authorization to operate this century in the United States. Bechtel was the primary construction contractor on the completion of Watts Bar Unit 2 and has been working at the site since 2007. The last new nuclear plant to come online in the United States was Watts Bar Unit 1 in 1996.

    Bechtel and Leading Industry Experts Outline Strategies for Urbanization in Asia

    Bechtel and Leading Industry Experts Outline Strategies for Urbanization in Asia

    How one of the world’s most rapidly urbanizing regions copes with extreme weather, resource scarcity and surging demand for reliable energy will be addressed by Bechtel’s Ian Laski, Region President , Asia, at an upcoming panel event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), “Driving Sustainable Urbanization in Asia.”

    Bechtel Wins Three Chief Learning Officer Awards

    Bechtel Wins Three Chief Learning Officer Awards

    Bechtel announced that one of its in-house leadership and development programs was awarded three prestigious Learning In Practice Awards by Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine. The CLO awards recognize companies that demonstrate the highest excellence in designing and delivering employee development programs. 

    Bechtel Delivers First Cargo of LNG for Santos GLNG Project

    Bechtel Delivers First Cargo of LNG for Santos GLNG Project

    Bechtel has announced the first cargo of Liquefied Natural Gas from the GLNG project has been successfully loaded onto the cargo vessel Seri Bakti, and begins its journey to South Korea. The Santos GLNG facility is one of three LNG plants that Bechtel is building on Curtis Island, Australia, alongside Queensland Curtis LNG (BG Group) and Australia Pacific LNG (ConocoPhillips).

    Bechtel Co-Sponsors Dream Big Movie Project

    Bechtel Co-Sponsors Dream Big Movie Project

    Bechtel announced that it is the title sponsor of Dream Big, a movie which aims to educate the general public about the inspiring work that engineers are doing worldwide. Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World will premiere in 3-D IMAX® and giant-screen theaters worldwide in February 2017 and will be designed to inspire youth in grades K-12.