Bechtel Hanford Receives Outstanding Performance Rating

Bechtel Hanford Receives Outstanding Performance Rating

24 February 2003

On February 21, Bechtel Hanford received what amounted to its 13th consecutive outstanding performance rating from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Richland Operations Office for its management of Hanford’s Environmental Restoration Contract.

Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff Responds to Boston Globe Series on the Big Dig

Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff Responds to Boston Globe Series on the Big Dig

20 February 2003

A recent three-part series in the Boston Globe accused the Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff joint venture of costing the public more than a billion dollars in unjustified outlays on the Central Artery/Tunnel Project in Boston. The series was fundamentally flawed by a profound misunderstanding of the professional role of the management consultant vis-à-vis the state of Massachusetts and other consultants and contractors, ignorance of the immense challenges of underground construction in a historic urban area, misrepresentations of key facts, and a flagrant resort to innuendo.