Bechtel and Ma'aden Aluminium Company Reach New Safety Milestone

Bechtel and Ma'aden Aluminium Company Reach New Safety Milestone

18 May 2012

Bechtel and the Ma’aden Aluminium Company have celebrated a major safe working achievement at the Ras Al Khair Aluminium Smelter project in Saudi Arabia: 25 million job hours without a lost work day injury. Ras Al Khair will be the world’s largest aluminium smelter when completed in 2013.

Bechtel Reaches Safety Milestone at Hanford Waste Treatment Plant

Bechtel Reaches Safety Milestone at Hanford Waste Treatment Plant

11 May 2012

Bechtel Corporation announced today that workers at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant, also known as the “Vit Plant,” surpassed 11 million hours without an injury resulting in a lost work day.  More than 2,700 people at the Vit Plant worked safely for more than a year and a half to achieve this extraordinary milestone.

Bechtel Named Top U.S. Contractor for 14th Straight Year

Bechtel Named Top U.S. Contractor for 14th Straight Year

09 May 2012

Bechtel Corporation has been named the top U.S. contractor in 2012 by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. This marks the 14th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list.

Bechtel Project Recognized for Safety Performance

Bechtel Project Recognized for Safety Performance

03 May 2012

An independent safety and health organization regulated by Chilean Workers Compensation Law, Mutual de Seguridad, has recognized Bechtel Chile Ltd. for its performance on the Los Bronces Development project. It named Los Bronces the country’s safest major mining project over the last 10 years. 

Bechtel Marks Major Milestone at McCarran Airport Expansion Project

Bechtel Marks Major Milestone at McCarran Airport Expansion Project

24 April 2012

Bechtel has achieved a major milestone at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, NV: substantial completion of the Terminal 3 building. Retailers, airlines, and airport services are now fitting the completed building with finishings prior to the new terminal opening later in June. Bechtel is managing the $2.4 billion expansion project for the Clark County Department of Aviation. The new terminal will increase capacity of the airport to 53 million passengers per year as compared with the 2007 peak of nearly 48 million passengers.

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for New Solar Power Project

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for New Solar Power Project

17 April 2012

Bechtel has been awarded a contract by enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, for the engineering, procurement, and construction of the Catalina Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Generating Project in Kern County in Southern California. Bechtel will also build the 7.2 mile (11.6 kilometer) transmission line to connect the facility to a nearby substation.

Bechtel Announces 2011 Results

Bechtel Announces 2011 Results

11 April 2012

Bechtel Corporation today announced its business results for 2011, highlighting another strong year in which the company delivered solid performance.  Bechtel had revenue of $32.9 billion, up 18 percent from the previous year, and new contract awards totaled $53 billion, more than double 2010 performance.  Bechtel ended the year with project backlog of $104 billion.

Bechtel Wins New Nuclear Work in China

Bechtel Wins New Nuclear Work in China

06 April 2012

Bechtel has signed an agreement to provide project management consulting services to the China Nuclear Power Engineering Company (CNPE), a subsidiary of the China National Nuclear Corporation. Based on decades of global experience in the nuclear industry, Bechtel will provide CNPE with training and education to help the organization enhance its ability to manage nuclear projects.

Bechtel Marks A Half-Century Working in the UAE

Bechtel Marks A Half-Century Working in the UAE

02 April 2012

Bechtel is celebrating its 50th anniversary of working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this year.  From its first project in 1962, the Murban oil field development to Borouge petrochemical complex, Bechtel has been involved with some of the most significant infrastructure projects in the UAE during the last half century. These include Dubai International Airport, one of the world’s largest and busiest airports, as well as a number of major oil and gas, and power projects.