Bechtel And Saic Begin Work For Doe´s Waste Management Program

Bechtel And Saic Begin Work For Doe´s Waste Management Program

01 March 2001

Bechtel, in partnership with Science Applications International Corp., has begun work on the management and operating contract for the civilian radioactive waste management program for the U.S. Department of Energy. The $3.1 billion, five-year contract supports DOE's efforts to design, construct, and operate a permanent geologic repository to safely store the nation's spent nuclear fuel and other high-level radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain, nearly 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

Meizhou Wan Project, First Foreign-owned Power Plant In China

Meizhou Wan Project, First Foreign-owned Power Plant In China

01 March 2001

Bechtel is nearing completion of the first foreign-owned power plant in China, with an exceptional record of safety and diversity. The 724-megawatt, coal-fired Meizhou Wan project also was Bechtel's first lump-sum turnkey job in that country. The project brought together a cross-cultural team representing many languages, religions, and nationalities. Bechtel designers, engineers from Fujian Design Institute and Fujian Test Institute, and a blend of foreign and domestic construction workers completed 17.3 million job hours with only one lost-time accident.

Wireless Facilities And Bechtel Form Strategic Alliance

Wireless Facilities And Bechtel Form Strategic Alliance

21 February 2001

Wireless Facilities Incorporated, Ltd. (WFI) (NASDAQ:WFII) and Bechtel Corporation announced today that they have formed a strategic alliance to provide turnkey network implementation services for GSM and third-generation (3G) networks in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The companies have also agreed to pursue joint opportunities in select wireless mobility and broadband fixed wireless access markets worldwide.

Lima Airport Partners To Manage Jorge Chavez International Airport

Lima Airport Partners To Manage Jorge Chavez International Airport

14 February 2001

With Cabinet Ministers and key business and community leaders in attendance, Lima Airport Partners, SRL signed a 30-year concession contract to develop, manage, and operate the Jorge Chavez International Airport. Lima Airport Partners is a consortium composed of Bechtel Enterprises International, Ltd., Flughafen Frankfurt Main AG, and Cosapi S.A.

Intergen Completes Debt Financing And Breaks Ground On 1200 Mw Cottonwood Energy Project In Texas

Intergen Completes Debt Financing And Breaks Ground On 1200 Mw Cottonwood Energy Project In Texas

02 February 2001

InterGen today announced the financial close of credit facilities for the Cottonwood Energy project, a 1200 MW natural gas-fired, combined cycle power facility. The facility, located south of Deweyville, in Newton County, Texas, will celebrate its official groundbreaking today.InterGen has successfully arranged non-recourse commercial bank senior debt financing for the construction and operation of the Cottonwood Project. 

Bechtel Responds To News Of Summitville Complaint By Colorado Attorney General Salazar

Bechtel Responds To News Of Summitville Complaint By Colorado Attorney General Salazar

05 January 2001

Bechtel Corporation has learned from press reports that it has been named in a complaint brought by the attorney general of the state of Colorado in connection with the company's limited role as a construction contractor at the Summitville gold mine during the mid-1980s."We are frankly at a loss to understand what the Colorado attorney general is doing here. Fourteen years after our company successfully and safely completed its defined scope of work on the Summitville facility, Mr. Salazar now apparently seeks for the first time to obtain some relief from Bechtel," says Steve Butler, a Bechtel lawyer. "As we understand it, his complaint appears to be based on serious factual errors and reflects a real misunderstanding of what actually occurred."