Bechtel-Led Team Selected to Build Hydroelectric Power Plant in Manitoba,  Canada

Bechtel-Led Team Selected to Build Hydroelectric Power Plant in Manitoba, Canada

25 March 2014

A Bechtel-led team, BBE Hydro Constructors Limited Partnership, has been awarded a contract worth approximately CAD $1.4 billion by Manitoba Hydro to build the Keeyask Generating Station on the lower Nelson River in northern Manitoba, Canada. The Keeyask Generating Station will have a 695-megawatt capacity and produce on average 4,400 gigawatt hours of electricity—enough to power 400,000 homes. The team, which comprises Bechtel, Barnard Construction, and EllisDon, expects to start construction on the project later this year, subject to regulatory approvals.  

U.S. Government Reaffirms Selection of Bechtel-Led Team to Manage Y-12 &  Pantex

U.S. Government Reaffirms Selection of Bechtel-Led Team to Manage Y-12 & Pantex

07 March 2014


The Bechtel-led Consolidated Nuclear Security,  LLC  has been directed by the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration to immediately resume transitioning to take over the management and operation of the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Consolidated Nuclear Security was selected last year to manage and operate the nuclear security facilities but the transition was put on hold while the contract award was reviewed by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Bechtel to Provide Management Services for Delivery of Largest Deep-water Port in US

Bechtel to Provide Management Services for Delivery of Largest Deep-water Port in US

05 March 2014

Bechtel, a global leader in planning, designing, and building port and marine projects, has been selected by LIGTT Project Company LLC to provide management services for the pre-construction of the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal. The innovative new cargo transfer terminal off Louisiana’s Gulf Coast will be the largest deep-water port in the United States and will cater to the new classes of larger, more economical ships. The port will enhance America’s international trade capabilities. LIGTT Project Company expects the new port to generate more than 33,000 jobs in Louisiana and Mississippi.