Bechtel Helps Kosovo Realize a Dream as Motorway Opens Year Ahead of Schedule

Bechtel Helps Kosovo Realize a Dream as Motorway Opens Year Ahead of Schedule

26 November 2013

Bechtel and its joint-venture partner Enka have finished constructing the Kosovo motorway a year ahead of schedule, a remarkable feat for a project of this scale and complexity. The four-lane motorway includes 15 bridges and runs 48 miles (77.4 kilometers) from Morina at the southwest border with Albania to Trude, north of the capital, Pristina. Collaboration with the Kosovo government and communities was critical to completing the project early. The new motorway will serve as the centerpiece of Kosovo’s national transport system and is expected to significantly benefit the economies of Kosovo and its neighboring countries by expanding trade opportunities.

Bechtel Donates $20,000 to Support Helmets to Hardhats in Washington State

Bechtel Donates $20,000 to Support Helmets to Hardhats in Washington State

20 November 2013

Bechtel today gave $20,000 to the Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council to support the Helmets to Hardhats program, which identifies and recruits military personnel for civilian work in the construction industry. The council will use the donation to train active-duty, Reserve, National Guard, and retired military personnel. Bechtel is designing and building the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant in Washington state.

Chevron Names Bechtel Safety Contractor of the Year for Wheatstone Project

Chevron Names Bechtel Safety Contractor of the Year for Wheatstone Project

19 November 2013

Bechtel has been named the 2012 Safety Contractor of the Year by Chevron Corporation’s Project Resources Company. Bechtel was recognized for best-in-class safety performance on the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project, a two-train liquefied natural gas and domestic gas plant in Western Australia. Bechtel is delivering design, engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of the project’s downstream scope for Chevron.  

Bechtel Joins Smart Cities Council to Launch Readiness Guide

Bechtel Joins Smart Cities Council to Launch Readiness Guide

18 November 2013

Bechtel today joined the Smart Cities Council to unveil the Smart Cities Readiness Guide, a comprehensive roadmap that enables leaders to assess their city’s current state of technology and its readiness to become a smart city.

Bechtel Earns Prestigious Military Friendly Employer® Designation

Bechtel Earns Prestigious Military Friendly Employer® Designation

12 November 2013

Bechtel announced today that the company has earned the 2014 Military Friendly Employer® title conferred by the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. The title is awarded to companies that meet criteria tied to their key programs and policies such as the strength of the company’s military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs, and company policies on employee service to the U.S. National Guard and military reserves.