Bechtel National Planetarium Opens at Columbia Basin College

Bechtel National Planetarium Opens at Columbia Basin College

05 December 2012

Bechtel announced today the opening of the Bechtel National Planetarium at Columbia Basin College (CBC) in Pasco, Washington. Equipped with the latest technology, the facility is designed to increase interest in math and science education through astronomy.  The planetarium, funded in part by a $100,000 donation from Bechtel, illustrates the power of communities and businesses partnering to encourage the next generation of scientists.

Bechtel to Manage Saudi Megaproject for Ma’aden

Bechtel to Manage Saudi Megaproject for Ma’aden

03 December 2012

Bechtel has been awarded the overall program management contract for the King Abdullah project for Waad Al Shamaal City development by Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden). Bechtel, which developed the megaproject’s master plan, will oversee the engineering and construction of the planned city and industrial complex, near Turayf in northern Saudi Arabia. The company will also perform the front-end engineering and design of the planned city.