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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.
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 today handed over operational control of the Queensland Curtis LNG plant to its customer, QGC, completing the transition from construction to permanent operations. The plant, based on Curtis Island, off the coast of Queensland, Australia, is consistently producing at full capacity.
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 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 announced that it has entered a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with software-provider Rhumbix for the further development of Rhumbix’s field-supervision platform for large-scale construction projects.
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.