Idaho Project Completes Recovery Act Goals Ahead of Schedule

Idaho Project Completes Recovery Act Goals Ahead of Schedule

05 November 2009

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project in Idaho has completed its first American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) goals to accelerate the removal of radioactive waste.

Los Alamos Cleanup Work Featured in New York Times

Los Alamos Cleanup Work Featured in New York Times

27 October 2009

The New York Times recently featured environmental cleanup work being performed by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) with funds provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Bechtel Wins SGR Contract at Davis-Besse

Bechtel Wins SGR Contract at Davis-Besse

26 October 2009

Bechtel Power Corporation has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for replacing the two once-through steam generators and the reactor vessel closure head at Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Operated by FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), Davis-Besse is a pressurized water reactor producing 908 megawatts (MW) of electricity, enough to power 450,000 homes.

WTP Celebrates 50 Percent Completion

WTP Celebrates 50 Percent Completion

23 October 2009

Bechtel National’s Waste Treatment and Vitrification Plant (WTP) project at Hanford, Washington, recently surpassed its 50-percent-complete milestone. 

Tunnel Excavation Begins on Dulles Rail

Tunnel Excavation Begins on Dulles Rail

20 October 2009

The Dulles Corridor Metrorail project reached a major milestone recently, as excavation of a 2,400-foot tunnel under the busy Tysons Corner area of the Washington, D.C. suburbs began on October 12. This section represents the most complex engineering and construction challenge of the project.

Bechtel Recognizes World-Class Experts

Bechtel Recognizes World-Class Experts

07 October 2009

Bechtel Corporation named three employees as Bechtel Fellows, a select group of experts in science and technology who have made outstanding contributions to the company and their professions.

Bechtel Partners on Solar Generating System

Bechtel Partners on Solar Generating System

09 September 2009

BrightSource Energy, Inc., developer of large-scale solar thermal energy plants, announced today that it has selected Bechtel, the world's premier engineering, construction and project management firm, as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the Ivanpah Solar Electricity Generating System.