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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 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...

2014-07-07 12:21:26

Team Completes First Major Phase of Project On Schedule, Under Budget RESTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel-led Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) has assumed full responsibility for management and operation of the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the Pantex Plant near Amarillo, Texas, two, large facilities that perform missions vital to national security. This follows a successful four-month transition that began March 3, after the U.S....

2014-07-01 12:21:55

Contract Follows Successful Delivery of Kosovo's First Motorway a Year Ahead of Schedule LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel and joint-venture partner Enka have been selected by the government of Kosovo to build a new 37-mile (60-kilometer) motorway linking the capital, Pristina, to neighboring Macedonia. The new motorway, Route 6, will connect Kosovo with the surrounding region and will be the country's second motorway. The country's first, Route 7, which runs from Morina...

2014-06-30 12:24:39

Company Among Select Few to Receive Distinguished Award RESTON, Va., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today that the company has received the prestigious 2014 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award from the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Security Service. The award honors government contractors that have maintained the highest standards for overseeing the protection of the nation's classified assets in accordance with the National...

2014-06-27 12:22:51

Companies Bring Unmatched Experience to ExxonMobil Project HOUSTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel and Linde have been awarded a contract to design and build an ethylene plant in Texas for ExxonMobil. The plant will be built just east of Houston at the ExxonMobil Baytown Complex, one of the largest and most technologically advanced petroleum and petrochemical complexes in the world. At a capacity of 1.55 million tons of ethylene per year, the new facility will be one of the...

2014-06-16 12:22:42

Company Uses Nuclear Expertise to Advance the Industry FREDERICK, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The president of Bechtel's nuclear business line, Greg Ashley, has been elected to the Nuclear Energy Institute's Board of Directors and executive committee, which sets broad policy for the industry. The Institute's mission is to promote the beneficial uses of nuclear energy and technologies in the United States and around the world....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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