12 Million Safe Hours at Hanford Waste Treatment Plant

12 Million Safe Hours at Hanford Waste Treatment Plant

24 July 2012

Bechtel Corporation announced today that workers at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant, known as the Vit Plant, have worked more than 12 million hours without an injury that resulted in a worker missing a single day of work. The impressive achievement was reached on July 16.

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for State-of-the-Art Power Plant in Texas

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for State-of-the-Art Power Plant in Texas

18 July 2012

Bechtel announced today the company is part of a consortium awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract to build a natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant for Panda Temple Power, LLC, an affiliate of Panda Power Funds. Bechtel and Siemens will design and build the 758-megawatt facility in Temple, Texas, south of Dallas.

Bechtel Team Completes Dulles Rail Aerial Guideway

Bechtel Team Completes Dulles Rail Aerial Guideway

17 July 2012

The Bechtel-led team building Phase 1 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail project has completed construction of the aerial guideway that will carry Metrorail trains and passengers over major highways and through Tysons Corner, one of Virginia’s busiest retail and business districts.

Bechtel Delivers Second Stretch of the Kosovo Motorway Ahead of Schedule and Within Budget

Bechtel Delivers Second Stretch of the Kosovo Motorway Ahead of Schedule and Within Budget

13 July 2012

Bechtel and its joint venture partner, Enka, have completed an additional 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) of the Kosovo Motorway, bringing the total distance completed to 26.4 miles (42.5 km). The new section, which opened today, connects to the stretch of motorway delivered in November 2011, which goes from Morinë at the border with Albania to Suhareka. The motorway now extends to the Dule interchange in Northern Kosovo. The latest stretch of motorway was built in less than a year, ahead of schedule and within budget.

Innovations at Three Bechtel Sites Recognized by Scientific Community

Innovations at Three Bechtel Sites Recognized by Scientific Community

10 July 2012

Researchers at three National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) sites managed and operated by Bechtel partnerships are winners of R&D Magazine’s 2012 R&D 100 Awards, which honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the year. Teams at Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories and the Y-12 National Security Complex received a total of eight awards.

Bechtel Named a Best Diversity Company

Bechtel Named a Best Diversity Company

28 June 2012

Bechtel has been recognized by the readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology magazine as one of the best diversity companies. The readers were asked to identify the organizations that they believe do the best work in diversity, which includes support of minorities and women and commitment to supplier diversity.

Los Alamos National Lab Celebrates 1,000th Transuranic Waste Shipment

Los Alamos National Lab Celebrates 1,000th Transuranic Waste Shipment

27 June 2012

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), which is operated by a team led by Bechtel and the University of California, has made its 1,000th shipment of transuranic waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), a permanent repository near Carlsbad, NM. This is a major environmental milestone for the communities of New Mexico.

Bechtel Completes Terminal 3 at McCarran Airport on Schedule and Within Budget

Bechtel Completes Terminal 3 at McCarran Airport on Schedule and Within Budget

25 June 2012

Bechtel has completed the new state-of-the-art Terminal 3 building at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, NV on schedule and within budget. The $2.4 billion, 1.9-million-square foot facility will open to international airlines on June 27. The construction of Terminal 3 is one of many projects Bechtel has managed for Clark County Department of Aviation.