Bechtel Announces Plan to Continue Strengthening WTP Safety Culture

Bechtel Announces Plan to Continue Strengthening WTP Safety Culture

13 June 2012

Bechtel unveiled its comprehensive plan to continue strengthening its commitment to nuclear safety and quality at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) project in Washington state. In the plan, the Bechtel leadership team identified the specific actions needed to advance WTP’s safety culture.

Bechtel Makes Woman Engineer Magazine's Top 50 Employers List

Bechtel Makes Woman Engineer Magazine's Top 50 Employers List

22 May 2012

Bechtel has been named a top employer by the readers of Woman Engineer magazine, earning a spot on the magazine’s 2012 list of Top 50 Employers. The list is based on the magazine’s annual survey that asks readers which companies they would most prefer to work for, or believe are progressive in hiring woman engineers.

Bechtel Reaches Key Milestones on Dulles Metrorail Project

Bechtel Reaches Key Milestones on Dulles Metrorail Project

21 May 2012

The Bechtel-led team building Phase 1 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project has installed the final segment of the elevated Tysons East Guideway, a key milestone signaling the close out of the heavy civil work needed on the project.

Bechtel and Ma'aden Aluminium Company Reach New Safety Milestone

Bechtel and Ma'aden Aluminium Company Reach New Safety Milestone

18 May 2012

Bechtel and the Ma’aden Aluminium Company have celebrated a major safe working achievement at the Ras Al Khair Aluminium Smelter project in Saudi Arabia: 25 million job hours without a lost work day injury. Ras Al Khair will be the world’s largest aluminium smelter when completed in 2013.

Bechtel Reaches Safety Milestone at Hanford Waste Treatment Plant

Bechtel Reaches Safety Milestone at Hanford Waste Treatment Plant

11 May 2012

Bechtel Corporation announced today that workers at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant, also known as the “Vit Plant,” surpassed 11 million hours without an injury resulting in a lost work day.  More than 2,700 people at the Vit Plant worked safely for more than a year and a half to achieve this extraordinary milestone.

Bechtel Named Top U.S. Contractor for 14th Straight Year

Bechtel Named Top U.S. Contractor for 14th Straight Year

09 May 2012

Bechtel Corporation has been named the top U.S. contractor in 2012 by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. This marks the 14th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list.

Bechtel Project Recognized for Safety Performance

Bechtel Project Recognized for Safety Performance

03 May 2012

An independent safety and health organization regulated by Chilean Workers Compensation Law, Mutual de Seguridad, has recognized Bechtel Chile Ltd. for its performance on the Los Bronces Development project. It named Los Bronces the country’s safest major mining project over the last 10 years. 

Bechtel Marks Major Milestone at McCarran Airport Expansion Project

Bechtel Marks Major Milestone at McCarran Airport Expansion Project

24 April 2012

Bechtel has achieved a major milestone at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, NV: substantial completion of the Terminal 3 building. Retailers, airlines, and airport services are now fitting the completed building with finishings prior to the new terminal opening later in June. Bechtel is managing the $2.4 billion expansion project for the Clark County Department of Aviation. The new terminal will increase capacity of the airport to 53 million passengers per year as compared with the 2007 peak of nearly 48 million passengers.

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for New Solar Power Project

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for New Solar Power Project

17 April 2012

Bechtel has been awarded a contract by enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, for the engineering, procurement, and construction of the Catalina Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Generating Project in Kern County in Southern California. Bechtel will also build the 7.2 mile (11.6 kilometer) transmission line to connect the facility to a nearby substation.