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Aug 19, 2015, 14:48 ET
Construction Declared Substantially Complete at Watts Bar Unit 2 in Tennessee

Bechtel Salutes TVA, Workforce on Major Milestone for New U.S. Nuclear Reactor

 Bechtel today congratulated the workforce at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Watts Bar Unit 2 in Tennessee – the first new U.S. nuclear...

Aug 06, 2015, 10:31 ET

Bechtel Breaks Ground on Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant in Va

Bechtel announced today the groundbreaking on a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant in Loudoun County, Virginia. Bechtel, a global leader...

Aug 04, 2015, 18:14 ET

Bechtel Wins FEED Contract for the First Floating LNG Facility in the United States

Bechtel announced today it has been selected by Delfin LNG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fairwood Peninsula Energy Corporation, to perform...

Jul 22, 2015, 15:18 ET
In every project we undertake, no matter the scale, we place a core focus on protecting people and the environment, as well as promoting local economic development and partnering with communities and society.

Bechtel Releases Annual Sustainability Report

 Bechtel announced today the release of its annual Sustainability Report, showcasing projects and innovations that are...

Jul 21, 2015, 16:50 ET
Bechtel Breaks Ground on New Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Ohio. Carroll County Natural Gas-Fired Facility to be one of Cleanest and Most Efficient in the US.

Bechtel Breaks Ground on New Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Ohio

 Bechtel announced today the groundbreaking of a new natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in Carroll County, Ohio. Bechtel, a global...

Jul 07, 2015, 17:06 ET
Riyadh Metro Tunneling

Bechtel-Led Team Starts Tunneling on Saudi Arabia's First Metro System

A consortium led by global engineering, project management and construction company Bechtel has begun tunneling on Line 1 of the Riyadh Metro in...

Jun 30, 2015, 18:17 ET
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Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr. Named to the STEM Leadership Hall of Fame

Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr., senior director of  Bechtel Group, Inc., was inducted today into the STEM Leadership Hall of Fame in San Diego,...

Jun 10, 2015, 17:24 ET

Bechtel-led Team Awarded Air Force Test Operations Complex Contract

 The United States Air Force has selected Bechtel-led National Aerospace Solutions LLC (NAS) to run key operations for the Arnold Engineering...

Jun 08, 2015, 13:40 ET

Bechtel Ready to Quadruple Queensland LNG Production This Year

Bechtel is on track to complete the construction of an additional three liquefied natural gas (LNG) production trains on Curtis Island by the end...

Jun 06, 2015, 15:30 ET

Bechtel y Crossrail completan la tunelización en el mayor proyecto de ingeniería de Europa

-El 65 % del Crossrail basado en Londres completado dentro del plazo Bechtel y Crossrail han completado la obra de tunelización en...

Jun 05, 2015, 07:27 ET

Bechtel et Crossrail ont terminé le creusement de tunnel du plus grand projet d'ingénierie européen

- 65 % du Crossrail de Londres est terminé dans les délais Bechtel et Crossrail ont terminé les travaux de creusement de...

Jun 04, 2015, 19:36 ET

Bechtel und Crossrail stellen Untertunnelung bei Europas größtem Ingenieurprojekt fertig

- 65 % der Londoner Crossrail im Zeitplan fertiggestellt Bechtel und Crossrail haben die Tunnelarbeiten der Crossrail in London...

Jun 04, 2015, 11:27 ET
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron MP, celebrates the completion of Crossrail's tunneling marathon

Bechtel and Crossrail Complete Tunneling on Europe's Largest Engineering Project

Bechtel and Crossrail have completed tunneling work on Crossrail in London, the largest engineering project in Europe. The 26 miles of tunnels (42...

May 27, 2015, 18:04 ET

Bechtel is Top-Ranked U.S. Contractor for 17th Consecutive Year

 For the 17th year running, Bechtel has been named the top U.S. contractor by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the...

May 18, 2015, 17:29 ET

Bechtel Given Notice to Proceed with Construction on the Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project

 Bechtel announced today it has received the notice to proceed with the construction of two natural gas liquefaction trains on the Corpus...

May 07, 2015, 16:46 ET

Bechtel Recognizes Companies for Performance on Nuclear, Security and Environmental Projects

Bechtel has recognized 27 companies for outstanding work on government projects with its annual Subcontractor and Supplier Recognition Awards. The...

May 06, 2015, 17:56 ET
Bechtel Report 2015 Breaking New Ground

Bechtel Announces 2014 Business Results

 Bechtel today announced business results for 2014 that demonstrate the company's financial strength and solid...

May 05, 2015, 17:32 ET
Bechtel Manager for the Mining & Metals global business unit, Andy Phelps.

Bechtel Engineer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

 Bechtel Mining & Metals global operations manager, Andy Phelps, has been awarded the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)...

May 04, 2015, 18:07 ET
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Bechtel-affiliated Sites Honored for Sustainability Excellence

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded three Bechtel-affiliated sites a total of five Sustainability Awards for 2014. The winners were...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:36 ET

Bechtel recibe la calificación más alta en un estudio de programas anticorrupción

Bechtel recibió el grado máximo en el Defence Companies Anti-Corruption Index 2015 que elabora Transparency International UK (en...