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Bechtel Retains First-Place Ranking on List of Top Contractors

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2014 Marks 16th Consecutive Year in #1 Spot

RESTON, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel once again has been named the top U.S. contractor by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. This marks the 16th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first on ENR's Top 400 Contractors list.

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In addition, Bechtel ranked number one on the following specialized lists:

  • Top 20 Petroleum
  • Top 20 Transportation
  • Top 20 Power
  • Top 20 Industrial
  • Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad

"Customers count on us to deliver their most complex projects, which help build economies and transform communities. That is an incredibly humbling honor," said Bill Dudley, Bechtel's president and CEO. "The 53,000 men and women who work at Bechtel take that responsibility to heart and work every day to keep our customers' trust by staying true to our guiding principles of safety, quality, and integrity."

Bechtel is currently partnered with customers worldwide on dozens of projects including:

  • four liquefied natural gas facilities in Australia
  • two rail lines of the Riyadh Metro in Saudi Arabia
  • a sustainable water-supply system for the Escondida mine in Chile's Atacama Desert
  • management and operation of Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories in the U.S.

Through its commitment to social, economic, and environmental sustainability, Bechtel has long helped improve the quality of life in communities where it works. The company's iconic projects, from Hong Kong International Airport to the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System-bolstered by Bechtel's investment in local businesses and training programs-foster economic growth. Further, the company provides volunteers and funding to five nonprofits that benefit communities around the world. These Signature Programs are DiscoverE, Engineers Without Borders, FIRST® Robotics, Junior Achievement®, and Ocean Exploration Trust.

About Bechtel:

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right-no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through five global business units that specialize in civil infrastructure; power generation, communications, and transmission; mining and metals; oil, gas, and chemicals; and government services. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 employees team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. www.bechtel.com

Media contact:

Michelle Michael
t +1 571-392-3881
mmichael@bechtel.com

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