Bechtel Selected to Deliver Spadina Subway Extension in Toronto

Bechtel Selected to Deliver Spadina Subway Extension in Toronto

13 April 2015

Bechtel has been awarded a contract to work with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) to deliver the Spadina subway extension in Toronto, Canada.  Bechtel will provide program management services as part of an integrated delivery team with the TTC. 

Bechtel Plant Moves to Gas-fired Electricity

Bechtel Plant Moves to Gas-fired Electricity

13 April 2015

Bechtel today announced that it has reached a significant milestone at the liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant it is building on Curtis Island, Australia, for Santos GLNG. The first of six gas turbine generators (GTG) has become operational, producing power for the site, a critical step toward production of LNG. 

Bechtel is Awarded Contract to Build New Combined-Cycle Facility in Carroll County, Ohio

Bechtel is Awarded Contract to Build New Combined-Cycle Facility in Carroll County, Ohio

08 April 2015

Bechtel has been selected by Carroll County Energy LLC, an affiliate of Advanced Power, to build a 700 megawatt natural gas-fired combined-cycle generating facility in Carroll County, Ohio.  Bechtel will be responsible for engineering, procurement, construction and start-up of the Carroll County Energy Facility, which will use advanced emissions-control technology and will be one of the cleanest and most efficient plants in the nation.

Bechtel Among First Companies to Use Unmanned Aircraft System Technology in Construction

Bechtel Among First Companies to Use Unmanned Aircraft System Technology in Construction

06 April 2015

Bechtel has been granted permission for commercial use of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The permission allows Bechtel to operate UAS technology, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or drones, on projects in the United States to enhance construction processes within the virtual project delivery approach. 

Bechtel Promotes Education During Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Celebration

Bechtel Promotes Education During Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Celebration

19 March 2015

From New Delhi to Santiago and from London to Washington State, Bechtel marked its third annual Global Stewardship Month by reaching out to more than 5,500 students worldwide. The company’s efforts focused on inspiring the next generation of engineers and on using small-scale engineering projects to improve quality of life for residents of under-developed communities around the world. 

Bechtel Praises Completion of First Step toward Building Vital National Security Facility

Bechtel Praises Completion of First Step toward Building Vital National Security Facility

17 March 2015

Bechtel leaders joined U.S. government officials to mark completion of site readiness work at a key National Nuclear Security Administration site in Oak Ridge, Tennessee — the first step toward the start of construction on the nation’s new facility to safely and securely process uranium for nuclear defense, naval propulsion, and other applications. The Uranium Processing Facility Site Readiness Project was completed on time, $20 million under budget, and surpassed 600 days without a recordable accident or injury.

Bechtel Principal Counsel Honored with Women of Achievement Award

Bechtel Principal Counsel Honored with Women of Achievement Award

06 March 2015

Bechtel’s principal counsel, corporate secretary and manager of the corporate legal team, Mary Quazzo, has been honored with a 2015 Women of Achievement award by Legal Momentum, the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund (USA). Legal Momentum leads action for the legal rights of women through education and advocacy. The award recognizes women who have achieved distinction in the legal, business, and public services professions. 

Bechtel-Affiliated Projects Recognized for Highest Levels of Safety Excellence

Bechtel-Affiliated Projects Recognized for Highest Levels of Safety Excellence

04 March 2015

Bechtel-affiliated teams at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant project in Kentucky and Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico were recently recognized for excellence in safety with Voluntary Protection Program Star Status—the highest honor for worksite-based safety and health systems.