Tag Archives: Bechtel

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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Bechtel Wins Engineering, Technology Award for LNG Project

Bechtel has won an engineering and technology innovation award from Fiatech’s CETI Award for its use of radio frequency identification technology on its liquefied natural gas projects in Australia. Bechtel won the CETI Award in the intelligent and automated construction jobsite category, the company announced Tuesday. Bechtel used the Atlas …

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Bechtel Managers to Keynote at PIANC World Congress

Five Bechtel officials will speak at an international ports conference next week to provide insights on port infrastructure developments in the new millennium. Walker Kimball, managing director of the company’s global infrastructure business, will lead open the 33rd PIANC World Congress plenary sessions with a keynote speech on the need …

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Bechtel Honors Contracting Partners; Craig Albert Comments

Bechtel has lauded several businesses for collaborating with Bechtel to support government projects in the areas of national security, construction, defense, space, energy and nuclear safety. Nineteen companies received Bechtel’s Systems and Infrastructure Subcontractor and Supplier Recognition Awards for their support work during 2013, Bechtel said Monday. “Our subcontractors, vendors, …

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Bechtel Team Nears Completion of Metro’s Silver Line; Larry Melton Comments

The Bechtel-led Dulles Transit Partners team has nearly completed the first phase of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project in conjunction with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. The Silver Line project includes five stations, six miles of elevated track, an underground tunnel and 11.7-mile rail line connecting Reston, Va. to the orange line, Bechtel said Thursday. “Substantial completion …

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Bechtel’s Michael Costas to Help Lead Engineering at Radioactive Waste Treatment Plant

Michael Costas, Bechtel‘s corporate quality chief, will help manage engineering, procurement and related functions as part of his appointment to the company’s waste treatment and immobilization plant team. The team will supervise work at a plant Bechtel is building in Washington state for the Energy Department to treat 56 million gallons of radioactive waste, the company said …

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Bechtel to Help Prepare La. Deep Water Cargo Port for Construction; Walker Kimball Comments

Bechtel will provide management and other preliminary services to prepare for the construction of the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal off the state’s Gulf Coast under an agreement with the LIGTT Project Company. It will support the facility design, procurement and integration with the terminal operator for Louisiana’s planned 250-acre, deep-water, cargo …

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