Bechtel Announces 2009 Business Results

Bechtel Announces 2009 Business Results

31 March 2010

 Bechtel Corporation today announced 2009 revenue of $30.8 billion; new work booked of $20.3 billion; and backlog revenue of $82.1 billion. Revenue and new work booked for the year were below 2008’s record-breaking results of $31.4 billion and $35 billion, respectively, underscoring the impact of the economic recession on the industry. Backlog revenue was down five percent from $86.5 billion at the end of 2008.

Former Bechtel Exec Recognized For Lifetime Of Engineering Innovation, Excellence

Former Bechtel Exec Recognized For Lifetime Of Engineering Innovation, Excellence

29 March 2010

Terrence E. (Ed) Richardson, a former senior vice president and distinguished engineer with Bechtel, has received one of the highest honors given by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE): the Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Lifetime Achievement Award in construction. The award is given for innovation and excellence in the construction of civil engineering projects and/or programs.

New Carbon Capture Technology Featured In The New York Times

New Carbon Capture Technology Featured In The New York Times

09 March 2010

The New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman recently featured carbon capture technology developed by Calera Corporation. Calera’s innovative process captures carbon dioxide emissions emitted by coal or gas-fired power plants and converts it into calcium and magnesium carbonates for use in manufacturing carbon negative products such as sand, aggregate, supplementary cementitious materials, and cement, as well as fresh water.