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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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2015 Washington Govcon Award Finalists Unveiled, Paul Lombardi to Get Hall of Fame Induction

The Professional Services Council and Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce have named the finalists for government contracting vendor and executive honors at the 13th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards Nov. 5. PSC said Thursday the awards recognize the leadership, commitment and innovation of businesses and leaders in the Washington metropolitan area’s government contracting community. …

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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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5 Named to U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame

U.S. News & World Report has selected this year’s STEM Leadership Hall of Fame award honorees, citing their leadership in education and workforce development programs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The Hall of Fame inductees are: Craig Barrett, retired chairman and CEO of Intel Eduardo Padron, president of Miami Dade …

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