Bechtel and Westinghouse Establish Alliance to Pursue Nuclear Decommissioning Work

Bechtel and Westinghouse Establish Alliance to Pursue Nuclear Decommissioning Work

05 January 2015

Bechtel announced a partnership with Westinghouse Electric Company to provide decontamination and decommissioning services for nuclear power plants throughout the United States. Leveraging more than 100 years of combined industry experience, the alliance provides customers a single contracting group to manage and deliver their decommissioning projects.

Bechtel Delivers Plant To Fuel New Queensland Export Industry

Bechtel Delivers Plant To Fuel New Queensland Export Industry

29 December 2014

Bechtel announced it has successfully converted natural gas from coal seams into Liquefied Natural Gas ready for export, a world first. Loading of a BG Group LNG vessel is underway at the Queensland Curtis LNG plant, one of three projects Bechtel is simultaneously building on Curtis Island on the east coast of Australia.

Bechtel-affiliated Sites Honored for Sustainability Excellence

Bechtel-affiliated Sites Honored for Sustainability Excellence

09 December 2014

Bechtel announced that four national security sites the company manages and operates with industry and university teammates have earned a total of 12 U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration Sustainability Awards for 2014. These awards acknowledge superior performance in sustainability by improving the management of water, energy, vehicle fleet, pollution, waste, and greenhouse gases. 

Bechtel Completes Extraordinary Module Program for Curtis Island LNG Projects

Bechtel Completes Extraordinary Module Program for Curtis Island LNG Projects

02 December 2014

Bechtel announced that all 260 modules comprising the three liquefied natural gas plants the company is building on Curtis Island are now on site, a significant milestone in their construction. The final module was delivered to the Australia Pacific LNG project this week. The modules, prefabricated steel structures that house the production units, were built by Bechtel in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines then shipped to Australia. 

Bechtel Completes Second Combined-Cycle Plant for Panda Power Funds

Bechtel Completes Second Combined-Cycle Plant for Panda Power Funds

20 November 2014

Bechtel announced that the company has completed the Panda Sherman Power project in Sherman, Texas, two weeks ahead of schedule. The 758-megawatt natural gas-fueled combined-cycle power facility is owned by Panda Power Funds and boasts advanced emissions control technology that makes it one of the cleanest plants in the nation. The commissioning of Panda Sherman follows the early completion of Panda Power Temple I, an identical plant that Bechtel built in Temple, Texas.

Bechtel-led Project Recognized for Engineering and Construction Excellence

Bechtel-led Project Recognized for Engineering and Construction Excellence

20 November 2014

Bechtel announced that the project team at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant has received the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ 2014 Engineering and Construction Award, one of the organization’s most prestigious honors. Bechtel, along with URS, Battelle Memorial Institute, and General Physics, is designing, building, and starting up the facility that will safely destroy a stockpile of chemical weapons currently in storage at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot in Colorado.

Bechtel to Design and Build a Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Virginia

Bechtel to Design and Build a Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Virginia

17 November 2014

Bechtel announced that the company is part of a consortium awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract to build a natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant in Loudoun County, Virginia. The Stonewall Energy Project, a 778-megawatt facility with advanced emissions-control technology, will be one of the cleanest and most efficient plants in the nation. This will be the fourth power plant the Bechtel-Siemens consortium has built for Panda Power Funds.

Nancy Higgins

Bechtel’s Chief Ethics Officer Honored

14 November 2014

Bechtel’s chief ethics and compliance officer Nancy Higgins is being honored with the 2014 Carol R. Marshall Award for Innovation in Corporate Ethics.

 Bechtel Named a Military Friendly Employer

Bechtel Named a Military Friendly Employer

11 November 2014

Bechtel announced that the company has once again earned the Military Friendly Employer® title conferred by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. The title is awarded to companies that demonstrate a commitment to transitioning military personnel, veterans, U.S. National Guard members, and military reservists through hiring and training programs as well as company policies.