Bechtel Wins Contract for Liquefied Natural Gas Facility in Canada

Bechtel Wins Contract for Liquefied Natural Gas Facility in Canada

13 June 2013

Bechtel Corporation today announced it has been selected by Pacific NorthWest LNG to perform front end engineering and design (FEED) for a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in British Columbia, Canada. The FEED covers the gas liquefaction plant, LNG storage tanks, and marine infrastructure that will allow for gas exports. The facility will be located on Lelu Island within the District of Port Edward on land administered by the Prince Rupert Port Authority.

Bechtel Completes U.S. Missile Defense Project

Bechtel Completes U.S. Missile Defense Project

10 June 2013

Bechtel announced today the company has successfully completed design and construction of missile silos and fields vital to the security of the United States. The work was completed on schedule and within budget. The work was done under the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Program, which aims to protect the U.S. from long-range ballistic missile attacks. 

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for Nuclear Project

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for Nuclear Project

06 June 2013

Bechtel has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for replacing three steam generators at Unit 2 of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company’s (FENOC) Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport, Pennsylvania.  Bechtel replaced three steam generators at Beaver Valley Unit 1 in 2006.

Bechtel Earns ENR Global Best Projects Award for Kosovo Motorway

Bechtel Earns ENR Global Best Projects Award for Kosovo Motorway

30 May 2013

Bechtel and its partner Enka have won an ENR Global Best Projects Award for the Kosovo Motorway project. The project took the top honor in the roads and highways category. The awards are given by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication that covers the engineering and construction industry. The awards recognize projects for their safe and innovative solutions to design and building challenges, international teamwork, contribution to industry and the community, as well as quality of design and construction work.

Bechtel Announces 2012 Business Results

Bechtel Announces 2012 Business Results

17 May 2013

Bechtel today announced business results for 2012 that demonstrate the company’s continued financial strength and solid performance across multiple industries. Bechtel had revenue of $37.9 billion, up 15 percent from the previous year, and new contract awards of $23.9 billion, down from the previous year’s unprecedented performance of $53 billion. Bechtel ended the year with project backlog of $92 billion.

Bechtel Ranks First on Top Contractors List

Bechtel Ranks First on Top Contractors List

17 May 2013

Bechtel has been named the top U.S. contractor in 2013 by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. This marks the 15th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list.

Bechtel Launches Center of Engineering Excellence

Bechtel Launches Center of Engineering Excellence

13 May 2013

Bechtel announced today that the company will establish a global center of engineering excellence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) initially focused on rail and marine engineering projects. The center uniquely positions Bechtel to provide customers with high-quality, innovative engineering solutions more efficiently and cost effectively.

Bechtel-Sponsored Teams Compete in First® Robotics World Championship

Bechtel-Sponsored Teams Compete in First® Robotics World Championship

25 April 2013

Five high school teams sponsored by Bechtel are competing in the 2013 FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) World Championship in St. Louis April  25-27. They are among 400 teams from around the world that qualified to compete in the event, considered the preeminent celebration of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Bechtel Advances Cargo Ship Safety with New Study in West Africa

Bechtel Advances Cargo Ship Safety with New Study in West Africa

23 April 2013

Bechtel announced today that the company has launched a new research initiative to improve the safety of mooring large cargo ships off the coast of West Africa. The combination of heavy ocean swell, squalls and shallow coastlines can create unpredictable conditions which limit the number of dry bulkers that can be moored safely in the area. The results of this research aim to provide new mooring guidelines and systems, which will improve the transfer and transshipment of natural resources from the region.

Bechtel Partners with Planetary Resources for Space Initiative

Bechtel Partners with Planetary Resources for Space Initiative

16 April 2013

Planetary Resources, Inc. announced today that Bechtel has joined their core group of investors and will be a collaborative partner in helping Planetary Resources achieve its long-term mission, which is to mine near-Earth asteroids for raw materials, ranging from elements used in rocket fuel to precious metals, through the development of innovative and cost-effective robotic exploration technologies.  Currently, Planetary Resources has multiple contracts to develop miniaturized and responsive technologies with far-reaching applications to space assessment, accessibility and resource recovery.