New Look for Bechtel.com

New Look for Bechtel.com

27 November 2007

Welcome to the new Bechtel.com. We’ve redesigned the site from top to bottom to make it easier to navigate and easier on the eyes.

Becon is Texas

Becon is Texas "Employer of the Year"

15 November 2007

 Becon Construction Company, Inc. (Becon), a subsidiary of Bechtel Corp., has been named the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) “Employer of the Year.” This is the first time the nominee from the Southeast Texas Workforce Development Board has won the award. 

Terrestar Selects Bechtel for Terrestrial Site Development

Terrestar Selects Bechtel for Terrestrial Site Development

07 November 2007

Bechtel Communications, the global leader in complex network deployment projects, today announced the signing of a master service agreement for Bechtel to provide site development and program management services for TerreStar Networks’ ancillary terrestrial network.   

Queen Elizabeth ll Launches High Speed 1 in London

Queen Elizabeth ll Launches High Speed 1 in London

07 November 2007

Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by Prince Phillip, launched High Speed 1, the UK’s first section of high speed railway, and officially opened St Pancras International Station in London. Read the High Speed 1 press release for more information.
 
Bechtel is a member of the consortium responsible for design, project management, and construction management of High Speed 1.

Bechtel Wins Watts Bar

Bechtel Wins Watts Bar

15 October 2007

Bechtel Power Corp., the largest U.S. nuclear contractor, today announced that TVA has chosen it to lead the engineering, procurement, and construction to complete Unit 2 at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant in Spring City, Tennessee.

Bechtel Takes the Gold for Driving Safety Challenge Online Course

Bechtel Takes the Gold for Driving Safety Challenge Online Course

28 September 2007

Bechtel Corporation announced today that it has received a Brandon Hall Custom Content Gold Award for its Driving Safety Challenge online training course. The Bechtel course teaches driver safety techniques through “real life” hazard simulations. The aim is to improve driving skills of Bechtel employees, especially those who spend some of their working day in a vehicle, by increasing their awareness of how to react effectively to challenges on the road.

Bechtel to Proceed on Major Texas Refinery Expansion

Bechtel to Proceed on Major Texas Refinery Expansion

24 September 2007

Bechtel has received approval to proceed with detailed design and construction equivalent to building the nation’s first new refinery in more than 30 years. On Friday, the owners of Motiva Enterprises LLC (jointly owned by Saudi Refining, Inc. and Shell Oil Co.) approved the final investment for the project, which will add 325,000 barrels per day (b/d) to its Port Arthur, Tex., refinery.

Bechtel Names Three New Technical Fellows

Bechtel Names Three New Technical Fellows

13 September 2007

Bechtel Corporation, the largest U.S. contractor, today named three employees as Bechtel Fellows, a select group of 20 experts in science and technology who have made outstanding contributions to the company and their professions.