Bechtel (BEK tl) is the world's No. 1 choice for engineering, construction, and project management.
Their diverse portfolio encompasses energy, transportation, communications, mining, oil and gas, and government services. Bechtel currently has projects in dozens of locations worldwide, from Alaska to Australia. Bechtel brings an unmatched combination of knowledge, skill, experience, and customer commitment to every job. While Bechtel works for governments and commercial customers, their projects have helped grow local economies and improve the quality of life for communities and people around the world.
Bechtel has had record revenues for the past five years, and Engineering News-Record (ENR) has named them the top U.S. construction contractor for 12 straight years.
Privately owned with headquarters in San Francisco, Bechtel has offices around the world and 52,700 employees. In 2010, they had revenues of $27.9 billion and booked new work valued at $21.3 billion.
Since the 1950s, Bechtel has been providing project management, engineering, and construction expertise for projects that span Australia's vast country, from its heavily populated cities to its remote outback. Along the way, Bechtel has completed Australian projects that have helped grow the nation into a global leader of today’s mining and metals, and LNG industries.
From intricate engineering to complex project management, their people have designed and constructed some of the country’s most significant infrastructure on which the region’s economy is built.
Bechtel's projects have often been Australian or industry firsts, with many in remote locations, and under challenging conditions. With a portfolio spanning mines, minerals processing facilities, liquefied natural gas installations, refineries, chemical plants, power stations, and telecommunications infrastructure, Bechtel is helping build Australia’s future. – less