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  • UK Defense Procurement Org Picks Bechtel, CH2M Hill for Service Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 joint forces command. The U.K. […] More

  • Bechtel Venture-Built Silver Line Opens to DC Metro Commuters; Peter Dawson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 community has been integral to […] More

  • Bechtel-Managed National Laboratories Win 6 R&D 100 Awards; Craig Albert Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 Wednesday. “The work of these […] More

  • Bechtel, Network Rail Complete Expansion of U.K. Train Station; Ailie MacAdam Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 a passenger transfer link bridge, […] More

  • Craig Albert: Bechtel to Fund Cyber Defense Training Initiative at 2 Nat'l Labs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 expertise of our three organizations […] More

  • Bechtel Wins 2014 Cogswell Award for Security Achievement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 said Monday. The Reston, Virginia […] More

  • Brian Reilly to Lead Bechtel“™s Oak Ridge Uranium Processing Facility Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Brian Reilly to Lead Bechtel“™s Oak Ridge Uranium Processing Facility Project

    Brian Reilly, a 34-year veteran in engineering and procurement projects, has been named director of Bechtel“™s uranium processing facility project in Oak Ridge, Tenn.. He will succeed the retiring Carl Strock, a former commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bechtel said Monday. Reilly will work at Bechtel-led Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC, which has […] More

  • Marco Pluijm: Bechtel, Partners Develop Software Program for Port Safety Guidelines - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marco Pluijm: Bechtel, Partners Develop Software Program for Port Safety Guidelines

    Bechtel has collaborated with industry partners to develop a software program in order to build up port safety measures following research into the impact of passing ships on moored vessels. Marco Pluijm, Bechtel’s ports sector manager and chairman of the Research on the Passing Effects on Ships project, said Monday the research determined that the effect of wash […] More

  • Bechtel Wins Engineering, Technology Award for LNG Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 RFID Solutions Inc.-developed Jovix system […] More

  • Bechtel Managers to Keynote at PIANC World Congress - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 for innovation to better adapt […] More

  • Bechtel Honors Contracting Partners; Craig Albert Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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, and suppliers help strengthen the […] More

  • Bechtel Donates $15K for Engineering Program in Washington State - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bechtel Donates $15K for Engineering Program in Washington State

    Bechtel has donated $15,000 to a program in Washington state for nearly 250 students to participate in a series of mathematics, engineering and science achievement competitions, KVEW TV reported Friday.  Dan Thesman writes that nearly 60 teams of middle and high school students competed in challenges related to prosthetic arms development and operation. The MESA […] More

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