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  • Bechtel to Consolidate Global Headquarters in Reston, VA; Jack Futcher Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bechtel to Consolidate Global Headquarters in Reston, VA; Jack Futcher Comments

    Bechtel has announced plans to consolidate its corporate leadership teams and operations into a new global headquarters in Reston, Va., by the end of the year. The company said Thursday it will also transfer corporate positions from Houston and San Francisco to Virginia. Jack Futcher, chief operating officer of Bechtel, said the consolidation effort is […] More

  • Bechtel Opens Cyber Lab to Help Secure Critical Infrastructure Software and Equipment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bechtel Opens Cyber Lab to Help Secure Critical Infrastructure Software and Equipment

    Bechtel has established a cybersecurity laboratory in a move to help secure equipment and software at critical facilities such as chemical plants, government buildings and power stations. The new lab seeks to adopt Bechtel’s strategies in helping government clients develop and implement platforms designed to comply with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Risk Management Framework, the company said Thursday. Chad Hartman, a program director at […] More

  • Lockheed Breaks Ground on Minuteman III ICBM Replacement Program Mgmt Facility in Utah - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Breaks Ground on Minuteman III ICBM Replacement Program Mgmt Facility in Utah

    Lockheed Martin has kicked off construction of a program management facility at  the Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park in Utah to support the U.S. Air Force‘s project to develop a follow-on intercontinental ballistic missile system. Lockheed said Friday it will move into the company’s program management office at Falcon Hill by August 2017 as part of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent competition and seeks […] More

  • Lockheed to Establish ICBM Replacement Program Mgmt Office at Northern Utah AF Base - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Establish ICBM Replacement Program Mgmt Office at Northern Utah AF Base

    Lockheed Martin has selected Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park at Hill Air Force Base in Utah as the location of the company’s program management office for the U.S. Air Force‘s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile replacement effort. Lockheed said Thursday it signed a lease agreement with Falcon Hill developer Woodbury Corp. for 25,000 square feet of office space to house the former’s PMO […] More

  • John Karas: Lockheed Submits Bid, Reveals Subcontractors for Air Force ICBM Replacement Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Karas: Lockheed Submits Bid, Reveals Subcontractors for Air Force ICBM Replacement Program

    Lockheed Martin has submitted its proposal for the U.S. Air Force's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile replacement program and named the companies that will work as subcontractors on the program, the National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. Vivienne Machi writes John Karas, a vice president and ground-based strategic deterrent program manager at Lockheed, said in a media call that […] More

  • NASA Seeks 3D-Printed Space Explorer Habitat Technologies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Seeks 3D-Printed Space Explorer Habitat Technologies

    NASA wants technology ideas from citizen inventors that can help create 3D-printed shelters for space explorers as part of the second phase of a $1.1 million challenge. The agency said Friday it started the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge to search for material technologies that could help print shelters from a combination of readily-available and recyclable materials. “Shelter is an obvious necessity as we prepare to explore […] More

  • Bechtel to Continue Nuclear Propulsion Components Production for Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bechtel to Continue Nuclear Propulsion Components Production for Navy

    A division of Bechtel will continue to manufacture nuclear propulsion components to the U.S. Navy under a potential $64.3 million contract modification awarded through the Naval Sea Systems Command. The Defense Department said Tuesday the full obligated amount at the time of award is from the service branch’s fiscal 2016 shipbuilding and conversion and “other” procurement funds. Bechtel’s plant […] More

  • Bechtel to Continue Support Work for Gabon's $25B Nat'l Infrastructure Plan - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bechtel to Continue Support Work for Gabon’s $25B Nat’l Infrastructure Plan

    Bechtel has extended its partnership with Gabon to continue work on a $25 billion national infrastructure plan that looks to build the country’s skill base for project management, construction, engineering, project controls, sustainability, health, safety, environment, quality and contracts. Bechtel said Wednesday the collaboration has established a public works agency called l'Agence Nationale des Grands Travaux d'Infrastructures — or ANGTI — […] More

  • Bechtel to Continue Management Support for 2 Industrial Development Projects in Saudi Arabia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bechtel to Continue Management Support for 2 Industrial Development Projects in Saudi Arabia

    Bechtel has secured a five-year contract extension from an autonomous Saudi Arabian government agency to continue to provide management services for two industrial  development projects in Jubail and Ras Al Khair. The company said Monday its contract with the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu covers projects to construct residential and educational buildings as well as roads, bridges, […] More

  • Bechtel-Hitachi-Japan Gas JV to Build UK Nuclear Plant - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bechtel-Hitachi-Japan Gas JV to Build UK Nuclear Plant

    Horizon Nuclear Power has chosen a joint venture of Bechtel, Japan Gas Corporation and Hitachi subsidiary Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe to build a two-reactor nuclear power plant in the U.K. Bechtel said Friday the Menter Newydd JV will perform initial front-end engineering and construction planning for the Wylfa Newydd plant in Wales before construction starts in 2020. Wylfa Newydd will work to supply low-carbon nuclear energy to as many as five million […] More

  • Bechtel Team Breaks Ground on Stage 1 of Edmonton LRT Project in Canada - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 Partners to build and eventually operate […] More

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