Bechtel Team Completes Construction of Dulles Rail Tunnel

Bechtel Team Completes Construction of Dulles Rail Tunnel

23 January 2012

The Bechtel-led team building the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, under a contract from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, has successfully completed the tunnel that will carry the future rail line under a portion of Tysons Corner, Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C.

Department of Labor Dismisses Complaint Against Bechtel

Department of Labor Dismisses Complaint Against Bechtel

17 January 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has dismissed the complaint Michael Klink filed against Bechtel, saying the evidence did not support Mr. Klink’s claims.

Bechtel's Motion for Summary Judgement Granted

Bechtel's Motion for Summary Judgement Granted

13 January 2012

A Benton County Superior Court judge in Washington state on January 10 dismissed the case Walt Tamosaitis filed against Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI). This case was the last remaining claim Mr. Tamosaitis had against Bechtel; he previously dropped Bechtel from another case.

Bechtel's work in Kosovo featured by ENR

Bechtel's work in Kosovo featured by ENR

02 January 2012

The challenges faced by Bechtel on the Kosovo motorway project are the subject of a special report in Engineering News Record. Bechtel is working on the project in a joint venture with its long term partner Enka.   The first 38 kilometers of the highway were opened in November 2011, a year ahead of schedule. Peter Reina, ENR’s Europe Editor visited the project to see the progress being made on this modern highway for the Balkans.

Bechtel Engineer Recognized as Industry Role Model

Bechtel Engineer Recognized as Industry Role Model

17 November 2011

Bechtel engineer Colleen Layman has received the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 2011 Emerging Leaders Award in Manufacturing and Construction. The Emerging Leaders Awards recognize women engineers for their technical excellence and serving as a role model in the industry.

Bechtel Named a

Bechtel Named a "Best Company to Work For" In Chile

16 November 2011

Bechtel has been named one of the “35 Best Companies to Work For” in Chile by the Great Place to Work® Institute and Revista Capital magazine. This is the first year the company participated in the process to be considered for the list and is the only engineering and construction company to make the list. The company ranked 34th and is one of nearly 200 companies that participated in the list process.

Bechtel to Hire 400 Adult Apprentices for LNG Construction

Bechtel to Hire 400 Adult Apprentices for LNG Construction

15 November 2011

Bechtel announced today it will hire an unprecedented 400 adult apprentices for work on construction of the three LNG plants in Gladstone – Queensland Curtis LNG, GLNG, and Australia Pacific LNG. This will be one of the largest single intakes of adult apprentices in Australia’s history and the company will work closely with the Federal Government’s National Apprenticeships Program (NAP) to deliver the opportunities. 

Bechtel Awarded $3.9 Billion Contract for Sabine Pass LNG Expansion

Bechtel Awarded $3.9 Billion Contract for Sabine Pass LNG Expansion

14 November 2011

Bechtel has been selected by Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. to provide engineering, procurement, and construction services for two new liquefaction trains at the Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. The project builds on Bechtel’s previous work at Sabine Pass where the company designed, built, and expanded the LNG receiving facility.