Bechtel Wins Prestigious Award for Commitment to U.S.-U.A.E. Business Relations

31 January 2017 ABU DHABI, UAE

AmCham Abu Dhabi Honors Bechtel with “Falcon Award”

Bechtel, the leading global engineering, procurement, and construction firm, was honored by the American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi (AmCham Abu Dhabi) with the prestigious “Falcon Award” for “demonstrating an outstanding commitment to sustainable U.S.-U.A.E. business relations.”  The official announcement for the award took place at the AmCham Abu Dhabi 7th Annual Excellence Awards on January 27.

“Winning the ‘Falcon Award’ is a great recognition of Bechtel’s proud 50-year history in U.A.E.” said Sherif Zaki, U.A.E. Country Manager. “We look forward to connecting communities in the U.A.E. for decades to come.”  

Bechtel is currently developing the Al Taweelah Alumina Refinery and Borouge 3 petrochemicals complex and has played a significant leadership role in developing several megaprojects in the U.A.E. since 1962, including the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone in Abu Dhabi.  Through its membership with AmCham Abu Dhabi, Bechtel also promotes the professional development of women through the chamber’s “Women Achieve” program.

AmCham Abu Dhabi serves as a member of the global network of American Chambers of Commerce and has worked to promote commerce and investment between the U.S. and the U.A.E. since 1986.  

About Bechtel

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.


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