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Bechtel announced that GLNG Project Train 2, the fifth of six production trains on Curtis Island, has successfully begun producing liquefied natural gas (LNG).
New, two-reactor plant in Wales, UK, will provide low-carbon energy for up to 5 million households.
Bechtel has been named the top U.S. contractor by Engineering News-Record. This marks the 18th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration has awarded three Bechtel-affiliated sites all twelve of the agency’s Sustainability Awards for 2016. The Y-12 National Security Complex, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory were recognized for helping aid the department in meeting its goals through innovation and excellence in environmental sustainability.
Bechtel announced it has appointed James Taylor to be general manager of the company’s global Environmental business line, leading government and commercial environmental remediation projects worldwide.
Bechtel has signed a license agreement with Assiut Oil Refining Company (ASORC), a subsidiary of Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), for the process design of a delayed coking unit at the Assiut refinery in Egypt.
Bechtel is among the 133 organizations featured in 2016 Business Roundtable report, “Create. Grow. Sustain: People and Technology,” which details how companies are pursuing innovative strategies to sustain and enhance the quality of life in the United States and around the world.
Eleven high school teams sponsored by Bechtel are competing in the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship in St. Louis. They are among more than 550 teams from around the world that qualified to compete in this event, considered the preeminent celebration of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Edmonton Valley Line designed to meet demands of Canada’s second fastest-growing city.
Bechtel has been selected by Aluminium Bahrain, B.S.C. (Alba) to build the sixth potline for their Alba aluminium smelter in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bechtel has recognized 35 companies for outstanding work on government and commercial projects with its annual Supply Chain Recognition Awards.
Bechtel received the 2016 Best of Reston Community Service Award from the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and Cornerstones. Six individual and two corporate honorees were recognized for making a difference in the lives of others in the community.
Meeting the financing need for bankable and sustainable projects is a priority, for both governments and the private sector. Bechtel’s Andrew Patterson, region president, Africa, and notable industry experts, will discuss how to address these challenges during a panel session entitled, “Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure.”
Brings 31 years of experience in engineering and leadership in project management.
Bechtel will receive the U.S. President’s Volunteer Services Bronze Award for contributing more than 5,000 volunteer hours in support of Junior Achievement programs.
Global engineering and construction leader Bechtel and nuclear technology leader BWX Technologies, Inc. have announced a new agreement to pursue accelerated development of the world’s first commercially viable Generation III++ small modular nuclear reactor.
Bechtel announced that the first commissioning cargo with liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Train 1 at the Sabine Pass Liquefaction project departed yesterday aboard the LNG carrier Asia Vision and is heading to Brazil.
TransEd Partners, a consortium including global engineering and construction company Bechtel, has been selected by the City of Edmonton to finance, design, supply vehicles, build, operate, and maintain the first phase of the Edmonton Valley Line Light Rail Transit project.
Marking the start of its global Stewardship Month, Bechtel today applauded accomplishments by employees at the company’s affiliated government and nuclear projects that donated nearly $7 million in 2015 and who volunteered countless hours to support their local communities in promoting education.
Bechtel's chief rigging engineer, J. Keith Anderson, was named a Top 25 Newsmaker for 2015 by Engineering News-Record magazine
Bechtel announced that it will continue its Signature Program partnerships with four nonprofits: DiscoverE, Engineers Without Borders (EWB), FIRST®, and JA Worldwide (Junior Achievement). The nonprofit partnerships are instrumental in helping Bechtel make a difference in communities around the world.
"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 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.
In 2015, Bechtel's Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) project awarded more than $111 million in subcontracts to businesses based in Washington and Oregon and, of that, nearly $90 million to those in Washington’s Tri-Cities of Pasco, Kennewick, and Richland, home to the project’s main offices.