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Feb 11, 2016, 12:26 ET
TransEd Partners, a consortium including global engineering and construction company Bechtel, has been selected by the City of Edmonton to finance, design, supply vehicles, build, operate, and maintain the first phase of the Edmonton Valley Line Light Rail Transit project. The Valley Line is central to the City of Edmonton's transportation plan, designed to meet the demands of Canada's second fastest-growing city that is expected to increase in size by 50 per cent by 2040.

Bechtel Team Awarded Edmonton Valley Line Light Rail Project in Canada

 TransEd Partners, a consortium including global engineering and construction company Bechtel, has been selected by the City of Edmonton to...

Feb 03, 2016, 08:45 ET
Bechtel Parsons employees load a portion of the four tons of food donated to the Richmond, KY Salvation Army for the annual food drive. Employees also donated nearly $14,000 in contributions to support the local food bank program

Bechtel Congratulates Employees for Stewardship at U.S. Government Projects in 2015

 Marking the start of its Stewardship Month, Bechtel today applauded accomplishments by employees at the company's affiliated government and...

Feb 02, 2016, 13:22 ET
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Bechtel's J. Keith Anderson Recognized as Top 25 Newsmaker for 2015 by ENR

 Bechtel, one of the world's leading engineering, procurement and construction companies, announced today that its chief rigging engineer, J....

Jan 27, 2016, 12:46 ET
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Bechtel Renews Philanthropic Partnerships Supporting Education, Engineering, and Volunteerism

 Bechtel today announced that it will continue its Signature Program partnerships with four nonprofits: DiscoverE, Engineers Without Borders...

Jan 11, 2016, 16:13 ET
Bechtel Close to Completion with Australia Pacific LNG First Cargo

Bechtel Close to LNG Completion on Curtis Island with Australia Pacific LNG First Cargo

Bechtel today announced that all three of its Liquefied Natural Gas projects on Curtis Island are now operational with Australia Pacific LNG...

Dec 21, 2015, 13:13 ET
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Bechtel and Petrofac partnered to support INJAZ UAE on Innovation Day Camp

Bechtel, one of the world's leading engineering and construction companies, announced today that it has worked with Petrofac, a leading...

Nov 25, 2015, 14:27 ET
Bechtel Hands Over Operating Liquified Natural Gas Plant to QGC in Australia. World-class LNG facility successfully operating at capacity and will help power Asian economies

Bechtel Hands Over Operating Liquified Natural Gas Plant to QGC in Australia

 Bechtel today handed over operational control of the Queensland Curtis LNG plant to its customer, QGC, completing the transition from...

Nov 24, 2015, 17:27 ET
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Bechtel Engages Local Virginia High School Students at "Ethics Day"

Volunteers from Bechtel's Reston, VA, office engaged with seniors at South Lakes High School during an Ethics Day training program held today at...

Nov 18, 2015, 11:00 ET
Bechtel Wins Prestigious U.K. Employer Award for Diversity. WISE Award Recognizes Company's Efforts to Increase Number of Female Engineers.

Bechtel Wins Prestigious U.K. Employer Award for Diversity

 Bechtel, one of the world's leading engineering and construction companies, has won one of the top diversity awards in the U.K. The U.S.-based...

Nov 17, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Bechtel and Rhumbix Sign Agreement to Co-Develop Mobile Field-Supervision Platform

 Bechtel, a global leader in engineering and construction, today announced that it has entered a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with...

Nov 11, 2015, 17:26 ET
Bechtel receives an Excellence in Welding award from the American Welding Society.

Bechtel Receives AWS Excellence in Welding Award for 2015

 Bechtel today announced that it received an Excellence in Welding award from the American Welding Society (AWS) at a ceremony in Chicago. The...

Nov 09, 2015, 12:38 ET
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Bechtel Named "Military Friendly Employer" for Third Straight Year

 Bechtel today announced that the company has for the third straight year been named a Military Friendly Employer® by the publisher of...

Oct 28, 2015, 08:05 ET
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Bechtel to Transition One Of Largest Coal-to-Natural Gas Power Plant Sites in US

 Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, has been selected by Panda Power Funds to build a new 1,124-megawatt...

Oct 27, 2015, 21:59 ET
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Bechtel-led Project Moves Closer toward Destroying Surplus U.S. Chemical Weapons

Bechtel, with its partners and the U.S. Department of Defense, today marked the completion of construction of a key plant that will destroy the...

Oct 27, 2015, 11:48 ET
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Bechtel and Chart Partner for Development of Floating LNG Facilities

Bechtel and Chart Energy & Chemicals, Inc. (Chart) have signed a long-term agreement to design and build floating LNG (FLNG) process facilities...

Oct 22, 2015, 11:18 ET
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Bechtel Applauds Successful Licensing of Second Reactor at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant

 Bechtel today applauded the historic decision Thursday by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to grant an operating license to the...

Oct 20, 2015, 17:49 ET
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Bechtel Wins Three Chief Learning Officer Awards

 Bechtel today announced that one of its in-house leadership and development programs was awarded three prestigious Learning In Practice Awards...

Oct 20, 2015, 15:42 ET
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Bechtel and Leading Industry Experts Outline Strategies for Urbanization in Asia

How one of the world's most rapidly urbanizing regions copes with extreme weather, resource scarcity and surging demand for reliable energy will be...

Oct 15, 2015, 19:21 ET
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Bechtel Delivers First Cargo of LNG for Santos GLNG Project

 Bechtel has announced the first cargo of Liquefied Natural Gas from the GLNG project has been successfully loaded onto the cargo vessel Seri...

Oct 13, 2015, 14:53 ET
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Bechtel Co-Sponsors Dream Big Movie Project

 Bechtel Corporation announced today that it is the title sponsor of Dream Big, a movie which aims to educate the general public about the...