Bechtel Confirms Fatality in Iraq

Bechtel Confirms Fatality in Iraq

23 June 2004

Bechtel has confirmed that an Iraqi woman working with the company was killed by gunmen in Basrah yesterday. Contrary to some news reports, the woman's sister, killed in the same incident, was not associated with Bechtel.

Engineering Group Gives Top Award to Boston's Zakim Bridge

Engineering Group Gives Top Award to Boston's Zakim Bridge

01 June 2004

The innovative and visually stunning Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge, a crown jewel of Boston's Central Artery/Tunnel project, has a new honor to add to its list of accolades. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has named the bridge the 2004 winner of its Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award.

Major Plant Engineering Services Contract in Saguenay, Quebec

Major Plant Engineering Services Contract in Saguenay, Quebec

03 March 2004

Bechtel announced today a contract with Alcan to provide engineering, procurement and construction-management services for a new facility to treat and recycle aluminum smelter pot residue (potliner) in Jonquière, a suburb of Ville de Saguenay, Québec..

Bechtel Reaches Major Milestone in Reconstruction of Iraq's Telecommunications Sector

Bechtel Reaches Major Milestone in Reconstruction of Iraq's Telecommunications Sector

26 February 2004

Bechtel today announced the restoration of 12 telephone exchange sites in Baghdad, allowing the Iraqi Telephone and Post Company (ITPC) to bring 240,000 telephone lines back into operation. In addition, a new international satellite gateway, capable of handling all international calls placed from anywhere in the country, has been installed and integrated with the ITPC telephone switches in Baghdad. The work was performed as part of Bechtel’s contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to repair key elements of Iraq’s infrastructure.    

South Span of Iraq's Al Mat Bridge Reopens

South Span of Iraq's Al Mat Bridge Reopens

10 February 2004

Bechtel today announced the opening of the south span of the Al Mat Bridge, a key transportation link in Iraq approximately 300 km (186 miles) west of Baghdad and 180 km (112 miles) from the Jordanian border.

Usaid Awards Bechtel National Iraq Infrastructure II Contract

Usaid Awards Bechtel National Iraq Infrastructure II Contract

06 January 2004

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today the award of a contract to Bechtel National, Inc. to undertake Iraq Infrastructure II, a program to rehabilitate and repair Iraq's infrastructure system. Bechtel is teamed with Parsons of Pasadena, California, and Horne Engineering Services of Fairfax, Virginia.