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2014-09-02 12:21:15

Leading Engineering and Construction Firm Ranked Highest Among U.S.-Based Contractors RESTON, Va., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel once again has been named one of the world's top contractors by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. The company ranked third on the magazine's Top 250 International Contractors list, the same as last year, and ninth on the Top 250 Global Contractors list, one spot up from last year. On...

2014-08-19 12:22:50

Hydro Testing Confirms Tanks Are Safe and Ready for Storage GLADSTONE, Australia, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has successfully hydro tested two additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks built on Curtis Island in Queensland. The tests confirm that the tanks built for the Australia Pacific LNG and Santos GLNG plants are ready to store LNG and follow the successful test of a tank at the Queensland Curtis LNG project earlier this year. Bechtel is the engineering,...

2014-07-31 16:24:07

Brendan Bechtel Named President and Chief Operating Officer RESTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bechtel, one of the world's leading engineering, construction, and project management organizations, announced today that Brendan Bechtel will become president and chief operating officer and a member of the board of directors of Bechtel Group, Inc. He will report to Bill Dudley, the company's chief executive officer. Bechtel, son of Chairman of the Board Riley Bechtel,...

2014-07-29 12:37:04

New Rail Line near Washington, D.C. Opens to the Public RESTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of people in the Washington, D.C. region are now travelling on the newest rail line built by a Bechtel-led team. Phase 1 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, also known as the Silver Line, consists of 11.7 miles of track and five stations, and connects to the region's existing metro system. It opened to the public July 26. "To build a project of this scale...

2014-07-23 12:24:03

Teams at Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos Laboratories Recognized for Innovation RESTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today that researchers from two U.S. national laboratories managed and operated by Bechtel partnerships have earned six 2014 R&D 100 Awards, known as the Oscars(®) of Invention. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory teams collected four awards and Los Alamos National Laboratory teams received two. R&D Magazine gives the awards to...

2014-07-17 12:23:52

Report Highlights Success of Company's Sustainability Practices Around the World RESTON, Va., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has published the company's first sustainability report, which showcases the positive impacts the global engineering, project management, and construction leader has on the communities and countries where it works. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130124/SF47758LOGO "Protecting people and the environment, promoting local economic development, and partnering...

2014-07-17 12:21:15

Modernized Station's Capacity Has Doubled LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel and Network Rail have successfully completed the massive expansion of Reading railway station--one of the busiest outside London--on schedule and within budget. The work was carried out over four years as a major part of the $1.5 billion (£895 million) Reading Station Area Redevelopment program. The track layout outside Reading station has been improved to ease congestion, and the station's...

2014-07-14 23:00:51

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is joining Bechtel BNI and Los Alamos National Laboratory to recruit and rapidly develop cyber security specialists to defend the critical digital infrastructure of private industry. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is joining Bechtel BNI and Los Alamos National Laboratory to train a new class of cyber defense professionals to protect the nation's critical digital infrastructure. The...

2014-07-14 12:23:27

New Training Program Will Enhance National Laboratories' Defense Against Constant Threats RESTON, Va., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel today announced a program with two U.S. national security laboratories to fund multiyear positions for early-career professionals in critical cybersecurity fields. The joint effort will recruit and cultivate cybersecurity experts who can strengthen networks by applying experience from national security environments and from industry....

2014-07-09 12:21:06

Achievement Signals Significant Construction Progress on GLNG Project GLADSTONE, Australia, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has successfully delivered and installed all of the modules for the first liquefied natural gas production train at the GLNG facility on Curtis Island in Queensland. The successful installation marks a major milestone in the construction of the plant, which will consist of two production trains. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130124/SF47758LOGO...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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