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Bechtel Team Breaks Ground on Stage 1 of Edmonton LRT Project in Canada

San Francisco, Calif.-based construction company Bechtel and its partners have commenced the development of the Edmonton Valley Line Light Rail Transit – Stage 1 project that looks to address a projected population increase in the Canadian city. The company will work with Bombardier, EllisDon and Fengate Capital Management as part of a consortium called TransEd …

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Bechtel, Network Rail Recognized for Reading Station Project; Ailie MacAdam Comments

The Bechtel and Network Rail-developed Reading Station railway has received the Project of the Year award at the U.K. rail industry’s National Rail Awards. The companies were recognized for what the judges described as “collaborative working and careful planning,” Bechtel said Wednesday. “Collaboration between Network Rail, train operators, passengers and …

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Bechtel Receives ISO Recertification for Mgmt Systems; Craig Albert Comments

Bechtel has achieved a new ISO certification in quality management systems effective for three years. Bechtel Nuclear, Security & Environmental Inc. and the company’s subsidiaries received the 9001:2008 standard recertification from the International Organization for Standardization following audit of several company sites, Bechtel said Tuesday. Craig Albert, president of Bechtel’s …

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Bechtel, Siemens Kick Off Power Plant Construction in Virginia; Walker Kimball Comments

Bechtel has started construction work on a natural gas-fired power plant in Loudoun County, Virginia for Panda Power Funds clients. Bechtel will oversee the engineering, procurement, construction and startup services, and Siemens will handle the natural gas and steam turbines, generators and waste-heat-recovery boilers, Bechtel said Thursday. The 778-megawatt, Stonewall power plant …

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Bechtel-Led Consortium Begins Construction on Saudi Arabia’s Underground Rail System; Amjad Bangash Comments

A Bechtel-led consortium has started tunneling work on the two rail lines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia under a $10 billion construction contract for an underground rail network. Bechtel is collaborating with Siemens, Almabani General Contractors and Consolidated Contractors Co. to integrate the two rail lines and develop train cars, electrification …

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Bechtel Resumes Construction of Corpus Christi Liquefaction Trains; Charif Souki, Jack Futcher Comment

Bechtel has resumed construction work for two natural gas liquefaction trains at the Corpus Christi liquefaction site in Texas. The Corpus Christi liquefaction project is a collaboration between Bechtel and Cheniere Energy, Bechtel said Monday. Charif Souki, chairman and CEO of Cheniere, said the first liquid natural gas export facility …

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Bechtel to Construct Natural Gas-Fired Facility in Ohio; Scott Osborne Comments

Bechtel will construct a natural gas-fired combined-cycle generating facility in Carroll County, Ohio under a contract with Carroll County Energy LLC, an Advanced Power affiliate. The company will oversee the engineering, procurement and start-up work on the 700-megawatt power plant that Bechtel said Wednesday will use emissions-control technology. Carroll County Energy plans …

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Bechtel Allowed to Use Drones in Construction Projects; Mike Lewis Comments

Bechtel has obtained Federal Aviation Administration approval to use unmanned aircraft systems on the company’s construction works in the United States. Mike Lewis, Bechtel’s manager of construction, said Monday the company partnered with Skycatch to integrate drones into Bechtel’s execution systems for various projects worldwide. “This technology helps improve safety and …

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Bechtel, Westinghouse Form Nuclear Plant Decommission Team; Michael Graham Comments

Bechtel has partnered with Westinghouse Electric Co. to perform decontamination and decommissioning services on nuclear power plants across the U.S. The services consist of pre-shutdown planning, licensing, project management, dismantling, demolition, waste handling and site closeout, Bechtel said Monday. Michael Graham, general manager of Bechtel’s global environmental business, said the …

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