Bechtel and Crossrail Complete Tunneling on Europe’s Largest Engineering Project

Bechtel and Crossrail Complete Tunneling on Europe’s Largest Engineering Project

04 June 2015

Bechtel and Crossrail have completed tunneling work on Crossrail in London, the largest engineering project in Europe. The 26 miles of tunnels (42 kilometers), which required the use of eight tunnel boring machines, were completed on schedule in just three years. Bechtel was hired in 2009 as Crossrail Limited’s delivery partner as part of an integrated team to program manage the on-time delivery of the new railway line through central London. 

Bechtel Recognizes Companies for Performance on Nuclear, Security and Environmental Projects

Bechtel Recognizes Companies for Performance on Nuclear, Security and Environmental Projects

07 May 2015

Bechtel has recognized 27 companies for outstanding work on government projects with its annual Subcontractor and Supplier Recognition Awards. The awards honor the subcontractors and suppliers that supported Bechtel‘s Nuclear, Security & Environmental global business unit in nuclear power, environmental clean-up, defense, facility start-up, and nuclear security and operations during 2014.

Bechtel Announces 2014 Business Results

Bechtel Announces 2014 Business Results

06 May 2015

Bechtel announced business results for 2014 that demonstrate the company’s financial strength and solid performance. Revenue for 2014 totalled $37.2 billion. New Work Booked was $18.4 billion, and Backlog remains strong at $70.5 billion.

Bechtel Engineer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Bechtel Engineer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

05 May 2015

Bechtel Mining & Metals global operations manager, Andy Phelps, has been awarded the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Lifetime Achievement Award for construction. The OPAL awards honor civil engineering leaders who have demonstrated outstanding lifetime achievement leadership and a long-term commitment to excellence.

Bechtel-affiliated Sites Honored for Sustainability Excellence

Bechtel-affiliated Sites Honored for Sustainability Excellence

04 May 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded three Bechtel-affiliated sites a total of five Sustainability Awards for 2014. The winners were recognized for helping aid the department in meeting its sustainability goals, driving improvements in waste management, energy and water use, and pollution prevention.

Bechtel Receives Highest Grade in Study of Anti-Corruption Programs

Bechtel Receives Highest Grade in Study of Anti-Corruption Programs

28 April 2015

Bechtel received the top grade in Transparency International UK’s (TI-UK) Defence Companies Anti-Corruption Index 2015, which measures the transparency and quality of ethics and anti-corruption programs of 163 defense companies from 47 countries. Bechtel is one of only four companies that received the highest grade in the index, which ranked the firms from band A (highest) to F (lowest) using publicly available information. 

Bechtel Sends Nine High School Robotic Teams to FIRST® Championship in St. Louis

Bechtel Sends Nine High School Robotic Teams to FIRST® Championship in St. Louis

21 April 2015

Nine teams sponsored by Bechtel and mentored by employee volunteers are competing in the FIRST® Championship April 22-25, 2015, in St. Louis, Mo. FIRST® is a global nonprofit that runs four robotics programs for young people between the ages of 5 to 18. The programs offer real-world engineering experience and inspire students to pursue education and career paths in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.