[ RadSafe ] Bechtel wins TVA contract

J. Marshall Reber jmarshall.reber at comcast.net
Wed Oct 17 11:55:28 CDT 2007

On Oct 16, 2007, at 1:57 PM, Susan Gawarecki wrote:

> TVA has awarded Bechtel Power Corp. a contract worth up to $1  
> billion to lead engineering, procurement and construction work at  
> TVA’s unfinished Unit 2 reactor at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant.  
> Bechtel, the country’s largest nuclear contractor, beat out a  
> contract proposal led by The Shaw Group Inc.’s Stone & Webster  
> unit. Masoud Bajestani, TVA’s Watts Bar 2 vice president, said  
> Bechtel’s proposal also included contractors Washington Group  
> International Inc. and Sargent & Lundy LLC.

Of course, Bechtel has done so well with the government's money in  
Boston's Big Dig that they just couldn't wait to give them another  
opportunity for big cost overruns!

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