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Bechtel-Siemens Consortium to Start Work on Virginia Natural Gas Plant

Bechtel and Siemens will soon start construction on a natural gas power plant in Loudoun County, Virginia, after securing funds for the facility through Panda Power Funds. Bechtel will provide engineering and procurement services and installation, construction and commissioning procedures for the Panda Stonewall facility, while Siemens will supply the natural gas and …

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Bechtel Listed as ‘Military Friendly’ Employer; Andy Greig Comments

Bechtel has received Victory Media‘s military friendly employer designation to recognize the company’s hiring and training programs for military personnel and veterans. Victory Media gives the designation to companies through a survey that is evaluated by Ernst & Young LLP, Bechtel said Tuesday. “Service members and their families often go to extraordinary lengths, making sacrifices many of us …

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Toby Seay Named President of Bechtel’s Newly Formed Infrastructure Business

Bechtel has formed a new infrastructure global business unit to be led by Toby Seay as president. The London-headquartered infrastructure business unit combines the company’s civil, water, power, aviation and rail business lines, Bechtel said Monday. “The creation of Bechtel’s new infrastructure business leverages the iconic global presence of our civil business and the lump-sum, …

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Peggy McCullough: Bechtel, DOE Work to Ensure Radioactive Waste Plant Safety

Bechtel is set to resume engineering work at the U.S. Energy Department‘s nuclear waste vitrification facility in Washington following completion of safety and quality assessments on the site. DOE told Bechtel to continue building the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant’s facility that would vitrify high-level radioactive waste to reduce …

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UK Defense Procurement Org Picks Bechtel, CH2M Hill for Service Contracts

Bechtel and CH2M Hill have been nominated for contracts to manage the transition of the U.K.’s defense equipment and support procurement operation into a government-owned and contractor-operated organization, Defense News reported Monday. Andrew Chuter reports that Bechtel could provide managed services for the country’s navy and air force, while CH2M Hill could oversee the program for the army and …

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Bechtel Venture-Built Silver Line Opens to DC Metro Commuters; Peter Dawson Comments

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has commenced passenger service on a new rail line that is built by Bechtel-led Dulles Transit Partners. Dulles Transit Partners designed and constructed the 11.7-mile Silver Line for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Bechtel said Tuesday. “Collaboration with our customer, local businesses, and the …

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Bechtel-Managed National Laboratories Win 6 R&D 100 Awards; Craig Albert Comments

Bechtel‘s research partners from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory have received multiple 2014 R&D 100 Awards from R&D Magazine for their national security, energy and health technology inventions. The awards recognize the year’s top 100 scientific and engineering technology products or inventions that also have commercial potential, Bechtel said …

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Bechtel, Network Rail Complete Expansion of U.K. Train Station; Ailie MacAdam Comments

Bechtel and Network Rail have completed their four-year expansion project for the Reading train station in the U.K. as part of a 2009 contract tasking Bechtel to provide project management services for the $1.5 billion Reading Station Area Redevelopment program. Bechtel said Thursday the expansion includes five platforms, elevators and escalators, a train depot, two station entrances and …

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Craig Albert: Bechtel to Fund Cyber Defense Training Initiative at 2 Nat’l Labs

Bechtel has launched a recruitment and training program to help early-career information technology professionals learn to secure cyber infrastructures. The company said Monday that it will collaborate with the Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories to support multi-year employment for young cyber experts. “When you combine the resources and …

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Bechtel Wins 2014 Cogswell Award for Security Achievement

Bechtel announced Monday that it is a recipient of the 2014 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award from the Defense Department’s Defense Security Service. The award recognizes government contractors that have maintained high standards for overseeing the nation’s classified assets in accordance with the National Industrial Security Program, Bechtel …

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