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Aug 19, 2014, 10:22 ET

Bechtel Puts LNG Tanks to the Test on Curtis Island Projects

 Bechtel has successfully hydro tested two additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks built on Curtis Island in Queensland. The tests...

Jul 31, 2014, 16:59 ET
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Bechtel Announces Leadership Changes

Bechtel, one of the world's leading engineering, construction, and project management organizations, announced today that Brendan Bechtel will...

Jul 29, 2014, 13:21 ET
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Bechtel Delivers One of the Largest Infrastructure Construction Projects in the US

Tens of thousands of people in the Washington, D.C. region are now travelling on the newest rail line built by a Bechtel-led team. Phase 1 of the...

Jul 23, 2014, 11:06 ET
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Bechtel-UC Teams at US National Laboratories Win Six R&D 100 Awards

Bechtel announced today that researchers from two U.S. national laboratories managed and operated by Bechtel partnerships have earned six 2014...

Jul 17, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Bechtel Releases Sustainability Report

 Bechtel has published the company's first sustainability report, which showcases the positive impacts the global engineering, project...

Jul 17, 2014, 10:17 ET
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Bechtel and Network Rail Deliver Major Expansion of Reading Station on Schedule

 Bechtel and Network Rail have successfully completed the massive expansion of Reading railway station—one of the busiest outside...

Jul 14, 2014, 12:52 ET
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Bechtel Launches Initiative to Strengthen U.S. Cybersecurity Capabilities

Bechtel today announced a program with two U.S. national security laboratories to fund multiyear positions for early-career professionals in...

Jul 09, 2014, 11:09 ET
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Bechtel Completes Installation of Modules for LNG Train at Australian Facility

Bechtel has successfully delivered and installed all of the modules for the first liquefied natural gas production train at the GLNG facility on...

Jul 07, 2014, 13:06 ET
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Bechtel-led Team Assumes Leadership at Key US National Security Facilities

 Bechtel-led Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) has assumed full responsibility for management and operation of the Y-12 National...

Jul 01, 2014, 12:15 ET
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Bechtel Selected to Build New Motorway Linking Kosovo to Macedonia

Bechtel and joint-venture partner Enka have been selected by the government of Kosovo to build a new 37-mile (60-kilometer) motorway linking the...

Jun 30, 2014, 13:10 ET
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US Department of Defense Recognizes Bechtel for Protecting National Security Information

Bechtel announced today that the company has received the prestigious 2014 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award from...

Jun 27, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Bechtel-Linde Consortium to Build Large-Scale Ethylene Plant at Baytown Complex

 Bechtel and Linde have been awarded a contract to design and build an ethylene plant in Texas for ExxonMobil. The plant will be built just...

Jun 16, 2014, 11:10 ET
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Bechtel Executive Elected to Nuclear Energy Institute's Board of Directors

The president of Bechtel's nuclear business line, Greg Ashley, has been elected to the Nuclear Energy Institute's Board of Directors and...

Jun 09, 2014, 14:51 ET
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Bechtel Names Brian Reilly Director of Key National Security Capital Project

 Bechtel announced today that Brian Reilly, a senior executive with 34 years of engineering, procurement, and construction experience, much of...

Jun 03, 2014, 16:30 ET
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Bechtel Unveils Results of Groundbreaking Port Research Initiative

Bechtel announced today the results of the Research on the Passing Effects on Ships (ROPES) project, a groundbreaking joint-industry study to...

May 27, 2014, 11:47 ET
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Bechtel Provides Insights on the Future of Port Infrastructure

 Bechtel, the global engineering, project management, and construction company, announced today that five of the company's leading authorities...

May 15, 2014, 17:56 ET
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Bechtel Retains First-Place Ranking on List of Top Contractors

Bechtel once again has been named the top U.S. contractor by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and...

May 14, 2014, 10:18 ET
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Bechtel Named Safety "Star" at Waste Treatment Plant Project

Bechtel has once again earned the highest recognition for excellence in safety from the U.S. Department of Energy's Voluntary Protection Program...

May 12, 2014, 11:15 ET
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Bechtel Recognizes Companies for Superior Performance on Government Projects

Bechtel has recognized 19 companies for outstanding work on government projects with the annual Bechtel Systems and Infrastructure Subcontractor...

Apr 24, 2014, 17:25 ET
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Bechtel's Dulles Transit Partners Achieves Substantial Completion of Silver Line

Bechtel announced that Dulles Transit Partners has achieved substantial completion of Phase 1 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, also...