Bechtel Corporation To Be Contractor For Western Integrated Networks, Llc

Bechtel Corporation To Be Contractor For Western Integrated Networks, Llc

25 August 2000

Bechtel Corporation announced that it has entered into a contract valued in excess of $1 billion to be the telecommunications network turnkey contractor for Western Integrated Networks, LLC ("WIN") for the installation of its broadband fiber-optic telecommunications networks.

Scope Of Intergen Joint Venture To Expand

Scope Of Intergen Joint Venture To Expand

03 August 2000

The Royal Dutch/Shell Group and Bechtel Enterprises Holdings, Inc. announced today an agreement to expand the scope of their InterGen joint venture.

Cisco Extends Broadband Fixed Wireless Leadership Through Addition Of New World Ecosystem Partners

Cisco Extends Broadband Fixed Wireless Leadership Through Addition Of New World Ecosystem Partners

28 June 2000

To give service providers new options for providing broadband fixed wireless services to customers, Cisco Systems, Inc., the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, today announced four new Broadband Fixed Wireless Ecosystem partners. Bechtel, Fluor and Getronics are focused on integration, deployment and implementation of carrier-scale, complex networking and Radio Frequency (RF) solutions. Additionally, Netro Corporation's AirStar™ broadband wireless access system will be made available to qualified system integrator partners. These partnerships will extend Cisco's ability to satisfy growing customer demand for broadband wireless solutions.

Intergen Awarded Rosarito Power Project

Intergen Awarded Rosarito Power Project

19 June 2000

InterGen announced today that Mexico's Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has awarded InterGen Aztec Energy X B.V., an affiliate of InterGen, a contract for the Rosarito power project. The natural gas-fired, combined cycle plant will be built with a capacity of approximately 750 megawatts, with 66% of the power contracted to CFE and the remaining power to be sold in the United States. The Build, Own, and Operate (BOO) facility will be located near the city of Mexicali in the state of Baja California Norte.

Dpm To Witness Breakthrough Of Uk's First High-speed Rail Tunnel

Dpm To Witness Breakthrough Of Uk's First High-speed Rail Tunnel

08 June 2000

Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott stood by at the breakthrough of the UK's first high-speed rail tunnel, a major milestone in the construction of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL). Speaking at the breakthrough ceremony, he said, "We are committed to providing people with fast, safe, and reliable transport fit for the 21st century. The North Downs Tunnel is an example of this commitment and has been completed below budget and well within time. It is a key project in Section 1 of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link--the greatest civil engineering project in the UK today." 

Bechtel National Facilitates Donation Of Former Project Kitchen And Dining Hall To Ukrainian Orphana

Bechtel National Facilitates Donation Of Former Project Kitchen And Dining Hall To Ukrainian Orphana

06 June 2000

With echoes of the cold war as a backdrop, Bechtel National, Inc. is facilitating an international effort to lend a helping hand to a struggling 67-year-old Ukrainian orphanage that is badly in need of assistance.Involved is a donation to the Vorzel Orphanage near Kiev of a 200-person kitchen and dining hall that was once used by Bechtel work crew who are helping to dismantle and destroy a stockpile of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) launch silos and control centers in Ukraine.

Metromedia Fiber Network Customers Take Advantage Of Unparalleled Dedicated Gigabit Ethernet Connect

Metromedia Fiber Network Customers Take Advantage Of Unparalleled Dedicated Gigabit Ethernet Connect

22 May 2000

Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc. (MFN) (Nasdaq: MFNX), the leader in deployment of optical Internet infrastructure within key metropolitan areas internationally, has awarded Bechtel Corporation a contract to provide program and construction management, and construction services, for MFN's currently planned build of optical networks in metropolitan areas throughout North America and Europe. The agreement expands an existing relationship between the two companies. 

Marcia Burkey Named Cfo Of Bechtel Enterprises

Marcia Burkey Named Cfo Of Bechtel Enterprises

08 May 2000

Marcia B. Burkey has been elected managing director of Bechtel Enterprises Holdings, Inc. and named the company's chief financial officer, effective immediately. Bechtel Enterprises is the development, financing, and asset management arm of the Bechtel organization.

Bechtel Uses Cephren´s Online Collaboration Service, Projectnet®, To Streamline Construction Of Webv

Bechtel Uses Cephren´s Online Collaboration Service, Projectnet®, To Streamline Construction Of Webv

07 April 2000

Internet collaboration technology from Cephren Inc. is enabling one of the world's leading builders, Bechtel Corporation, to design and build online grocer Webvan's (Nasdaq: WBVN) nationwide network of highly automated distribution centers. Cephren's web-based collaboration service, ProjectNet®, provides Bechtel's project teams—i.e. contractors, architects, engineers, subcontractors and suppliers—with the ability to share documents, collaborate, and communicate in real time. With ProjectNet, documents, including computer-aided design (CAD) drawings, are being shared instantaneously among the many firms involved in building each Webvan distribution center, eliminating the expense and confusion of delivering paper documents overnight.