Bechtel Announces ES&H Awards

Bechtel Announces ES&H Awards

22 June 2010

 Bechtel employees who demonstrate extraordinary commitment to safety and innovation have been recognized with the company’s annual Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) awards.

H20 & Power Plants: A New Balance

H20 & Power Plants: A New Balance

21 June 2010

In an article in POWER magazine, Bechtel engineers discuss several alternative cooling technologies that have been successfully utilized to reduce water use or consumption and evaluate their applicability for future power plant designs. Cooling water is essential to a power plant’s ability to produce electricity.

Oak Ridge Waste Management Facility Expansion Ahead Of Schedule, Under Budget

Oak Ridge Waste Management Facility Expansion Ahead Of Schedule, Under Budget

16 June 2010

Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC, (BJC) the lead contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Reservation Environmental Management program in Tennessee, recently completed an expansion of the program’s Environmental Management Waste Management Facility (EMWMF) a month ahead of schedule and under budget. This expansion is part of BJC’s work for the U.S. Department of Energy under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Bechtel Engineer Featured In Diversity Magazine

Bechtel Engineer Featured In Diversity Magazine

11 June 2010

Diversity/Careers in Engineering and Information Technology, a publication focused on technical careers for groups traditionally underrepresented in technology, profiled Bechtel electrical engineer Fanta Sacko.

Bechtel To Add Liquefaction Facilities At Louisiana LNG Receiving Terminal

Bechtel To Add Liquefaction Facilities At Louisiana LNG Receiving Terminal

09 June 2010

Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Inc., announced that its general partner’s Board of Directors has approved the initiation of a project to add liquefaction services at the Sabine Pass LNG receiving terminal in Cameron Parish, LA. Cheniere plans to work with Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals to design and construct the liquefaction facilities, using the ConocoPhillips Optimized Cascade liquefaction technology.

Massive Shield Door Installed At WTP

Massive Shield Door Installed At WTP

19 May 2010

Bechtel’s construction team successfully completed the precision installation of a massive 50-ton (45-metric-ton) shield door at the Waste Treatment Plant (WTP) site in Hanford, Washington. The shield door is in a key area of WTP’s High-Level Waste Vitrification Facility and was installed to extremely tight tolerances, down to five-thousandths of an inch (0.13 millimeters), or less than the diameter of a human hair. The new door is one of six that Bechtel will install at WTP.

Bechtel Named Top U.s. Contractor For 12th Straight Year

Bechtel Named Top U.s. Contractor For 12th Straight Year

12 May 2010

Bechtel Corporation has been named the top U.S. contractor in 2010 by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading U.S. trade publication for the construction industry. This marks the 12th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first.  

Bechtel-Enka JV Awarded Contract To Build Kosovo Motorway

Bechtel-Enka JV Awarded Contract To Build Kosovo Motorway

12 April 2010

Bechtel and joint venture (JV) partner Enka today signed a contract with the government of Kosovo for the construction of the Morine-Merdar Motorway that will serve as a centerpiece of the country’s national transportation system. The four-lane motorway will run from the border with Albania at Morine to north of Pristina, Kosovo’s capital.