KBR received a prestigious award from the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) recognizing KBR's long standing commitment and leadership to the chemical engineering industry.
Roberts & Schaefer, a KBR subsidiary, was recognized by the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI) for 100 years of distinguished service to the Institute and the Rocky Mountain coal mining industry.
KBR’s International Government, Defense and Support Services (IGDSS) received the RoSPA Gold Safety award for the third consecutive year. The awards recognizes occupational health and safety success.
The KBR Tower, a forty-story structure located in downtown Houston, Texas, was recently LEED certified gold. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized program designed.
KBR’s inaugural 2010 Sustainability Report received two awards that highlighted its comprehensive content and design successfully introducing KBR’s social responsibility initiatives to the world.
Have you ever considered the leadership of a company when choosing where to work? If not, you may want to consider it after an online career community rated the top 10 CEO’s.
KBR recently completed the EPC for renovation of an existing waste-to-energy power complex and the renovation received second place in the renewable energy category of the 2011 Papers of the Year awards at the Power-Gen Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Project Allenby/Connaught (PAC) is a 35-year, US$16 billion dollar initiative and is the largest infrastructure PFI (Private Finance Initiative) contract ever awarded by the Ministry of Defense in the UK.
To the not-so-seasoned airport traveler, traveling is often a hassle, but have travelers ever stopped to think how the airport got there? Read about the award and development of the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport.
KBR was ranked on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. KBR’s ranking, based off of 2010 results showed $10 billion in revenues and $327 million in profits.
In the Houston Business Journal’s 2011 Book of Lists, KBR was ranked as the largest civil and structural engineering firm in the Houston region and surrounding counties.
KBR was awarded Houston’s 2011 Landmark Award for renewing and expanding their office lease in Downtown Houston totaling 1.2 million square feet.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) Supplier Relations Team recently issued a MoD/KBR Performance Report for 2010 and KBR’s score exceeded that achieved by any other company.
KBR was #46 on Woman Engineer Magazine’s 20th Annual “Top 50 Employers” list. This is the first year KBR has been featured on the magazines list, which was voted upon by readers.
BE&K/ Turner hosted a trade worker appreciation luncheon to celebrate the Boeing South Carolina 787 Expansion achievement of 3 million labor-hours worked without a lost-time incident.
KBR received recognition as a ‘Pyramid Winner’ for two individual projects at the 21st Annual Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) 2010 Excellence in Construction ceremony in Orlando, Florida.
KBR today announced that Valero Energy Corporation (Valero) has successfully started up advanced reformate splitters at three of its United States refineries. The three Mobile Source Air Toxic (MSAT) II Benzene Concentration Units – located at Valero's Port Arthur and Sunray, Texas; and Memphis, Tennessee refineries – utilize KBR’s advanced reformate splitter Dividing Wall Column (DWC) tower designs. A fourth unit is located at Valero’s St. Charles refinery in Norco, Louisiana and will be commissioned later this year.
The Building Group's recently relocated Florida regional office received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
KBR's Birmingham office was ranked second in the Birmingham Business Journal's Healthiest Employers edition based on their wellness programs, number of participants and incentives.
KBR's Industrial Services office in Houston was recently awarded the Associated Builder & Contractors (ABC) Business Excellence Award, which identifies excellence in business practices. The awards competition was presented by the national organization's Houston chapter and consisted of 30 finalists divided into nine categories. In addition to winning their respective Mega Industrial category, KBR was also named first runner up among all categories.
The Building Group was featured in Construction Superintendent magazine for three of their LEED projects. Each construction project exercised different environmentally friendly waste and disposal measures.
The Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel, for which the Building Group's Florida office completed a $44 million renovation/addition project last year, has received a Community Appearance Award from the City of Fort Lauderdale. The award was given for "Outstanding Achievement in Urban Environmental Design."
A leisure and entertainment destination, Yas Island has gotten off to a fast start. This 25-sq-kilometer island, 20 km from the Abu Dhabi city center and 20 km east of Saadiyat Island, is on the way to becoming a dynamic and lush recreational setting. It is being developed by Aldar Properties, a real estate development, management and investment company owned by major Abu Dhabi institutions and individual investors. Benoys is the master-plan consultant. Halcrow is the infrastructure consultant, and KBR is the program manager.
In April 2010, BE&K/Turner was named General Contractor of the Year by the Charleston Chapter of the American Subcontractors Association of the Carolinas (ASAC). The BE&K Building Group and Turner Construction Company have been partnering on select major projects in the Carolinas for close to 20 years. Boeing's South Carolina 787 Expansion represents BE&K/Turner's 12th major project together.
KBR was ranked on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. KBR's ranking, based off of 2009 results, improved. In 2009, KBR had $12 billion in revenues and $290 million in profits.
KBR's Infrastructure and Minerals Business Unit received two awards for their work on the Sydney desalination project – pipeline, Water Delivery Alliance (WDA). They received one award from the Civil Contractors Federation (NSW) Earth Awards in the category of 'Projects over AUS$75 million' and the second from Infrastructure Partnerships Australia's National Infrastructure Awards, winning the Government Partnership Excellence Award.
The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas announced the BE&K Building Group has been selected as that chapter's 2010 General Contractor of the Year. The Building Group will be formally presented with the award during ABC's Carolinas Construction Conference in Wilmington, North Carolina. The Charlotte, Greenville and Raleigh offices contributed to this impressive industry recognition.
A joint venture of KBR's Building Group and Turner Construction Company (known as BE&K/Turner) was formally recognized as General Contractor of the Year by the Charleston Chapter of the American Subcontractors Association of the Carolinas (ASAC) at its 31st annual awards banquet on Monday, June 28, 2010. The Building Group's Kenny Anderson, construction manager, accepted the ASA General Contractor of the Year Award on the team's behalf.
KBR's Building Group subsidiary ranked fifth on the Orlando Business Journal's 2010 list of Central Florida's Largest National Construction Companies/General Contractors. Last year, the Building Group was ranked eleventh largest contractor and has risen six rankings in 2010. Rankings are based on 2009 Central Florida operating revenue.
KBR has been ranked #7 on Washington Technology magazine's Top 100 Federal Contractors List. The rankings are based on technology-related work and mission expertise that contractors such as KBR provide to the US federal government.
KBR's Building Group subsidiary has been named "Contractor of the Year" by Southeast Construction magazine. The Building Group is based in Charlotte, NC and was awarded more than 20 regional contracts, with a total value of nearly $1.3 billion, during 2009.
KBR International Government and Defence (IG&D) in Leatherhead, UK, is celebrating winning the 2010 gold medal from the esteemed Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards.
KBR received an overall ranking of number 193 on the 2009 Fortune 500 annual ranking of America’s largest corporations. The 2009 ranking is up 41 spots from KBR’s 2008 ranking which was 234. The company also ranked number 2 in the Industries Engineering, Construction category and number 20 in the state of Texas.
KBR's Building Group was ranked third among Charlotte-Area Top General Contractors on this year's list published by the Charlotte Business Journal. Rankings are based on 2009 local revenue.
KBR recently received a proclamation from the city of Houston for its contributions to improving the city's economic development over the years. The awards were given during the 2010 Construction Expo at Houston's Reliant Center.
Several KBR employees were recent guests of DeWALT Tools to watch the November NASCAR race at the Texas Motor Speedway. The DeWALT NASCAR # 17 car with the KBR logo on the wings captured 3rd place overall. The employees that attended also had the opportunity to meet the driver of the #17 car, Matt Kenseth.
BE&K, a KBR Company, was awarded the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) Workforce Development Award for the company's QuickTrain program.
Just a few weeks after the BE&K Building Group completed a US$19.5 million expansion/renovation at Park Ridge Hospital in Fletcher, N.C., the resulting "new" facility received national recognition in the September 2009 issue of Healthcare Facilities Management magazine for its sustainable design.
BE&K was ranked as the #1 Top Engineering Firm and #2 on the General Contractors list. Companies were ranked by dollar value of construction contracts and total design fees in 2008.
The Houston Business Journal awarded KBR's Andrew Farley, Jeff King and Mark Lowes the award for "Best Team Effort by a Corporate Legal Department on a Project".
KBR was named of one Alberta's Top 50 Employers in an annual competition that recognizes leading companies offering exceptional places to work. Winners were selected on criteria such as work atmosphere; health and family benefits; training and development; and community involvement.
PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Defense contractor KBR has stepped up to support the troops with a $10,000 grant to nonprofit Soldiers' Angels, awarded through their Corporate Giving Program. The money will help fund Soldiers' Angels activities in support of military personnel and their families in KBR's home state of Texas, through projects such as First Response Backpacks for the wounded, Hero Flights, Living Legends, Tank Support, Valour-IT, and more.
KBR was recently featured as a Corporate Partner in Restore Americas Estuaries quarterly publication. KBR's history in global water resource management and coastal engineering projects began in 1936. From the Marshall Ford Dam in central Texas to currently building the world's longest marine crossing between Qatar and Bahrain, KBR has been a pioneer in performing wetlands restoration engineering studies, environmental impact analyses, coastal habitat and wetland assessments, hydrodynamic modeling, hydraulic analyses, and preliminary designs of restoration solutions.
KBR was recently awarded two safety excellence awards during the Greater New Orleans Industrial Educational Council (GNOIEC) Contractor's Safety Excellence Awards event. KBR's Chalmette Refining site won the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Heavy Construction Award, which recognizes large jobsites that worked over 100,000 hours in 2008. KBR also received an award for its injury-free performance at this site in 2008.
KBR has been ranked 234 overall and second in the Engineering/Construction industry by Fortune magazine in its annual "Top 500 U.S. Corporations" edition, published on May 4. KBR received its ranking based on approximately $11.6 billion in revenue in 2008.
KBR was ranked 19th in the Houston Chronicle's list of the top 100 publicly traded companies located in Houston. KBR was also ranked 45th in market value, 19th in largest company (by revenue) and 31st in earnings per share growth. The list is based on several factors including total revenue, annual revenue growth and one-year total return. The list was published in the May 17 edition of the Houston Chronicle.
BE&K Building Group, a division of KBR, has been ranked as the sixth largest healthcare builder in the United States by Modern Healthcare magazine.
KBR was ranked as the 6th largest government contractor by Washington Technology. Rankings are determined by contracting revenue in government fiscal year 2008. Data is collected on government expenditures related to information technology products and services, systems integration, telecommunications, professional services and engineering services.
KBR employs just over 5,000 full time employees in the greater Houston area. The list, which was published in the March 20 edition, will be included in the 2009 Houston Business Journal's Book of Lists to be published later this year.
The BE&K Building has received another award - its fourth win to date - for SYSCO's Operations and Distribution Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Greenville-based project team, which delivered the project five weeks early, accepted the prestigious 2008 National Design-Build Award of Excellence at the Design-Build Institute of America's (DBIA) Annual Conference held earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada.
BE&K's Southern Company Generation Plant Franklin project (Franklin III), Smiths Station, Ala., has taken top honors this year, winning an ABC Excellence Award at the state level in the Industrial Category for projects in the $25M - $99M range. The contract spanned over 17 months achieving mechanical completion over two weeks ahead of schedule.
KBR has been selected to perform a refinery modernization study using its proprietary technology, Residuum Oil Supercritical Extraction (ROSET), at the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) refinery in Mumbai, India.
KBR today announced that subsidiary M.W. Kellogg Ltd. (MWKL) has been awarded the Order of Distinction by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
KBR announced today that 'Eos', a 50/50 joint venture between KBR and WorleyParsons Services Pty Ltd has been awarded the front end engineering and design (FEED)contract for the upstream portion of the ExxonMobil-led Papua New Guinea (PNG) Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project. KBR previously completed a pre-FEED study in Houston on the downstream/LNG Plant portion of the project.
Two KBR Services Projects - Sterling Chemicals in Texas City, Texas and the Alliance Refinery of ConocoPhillips in Belle Chase, Louisiana - received an Award for Meritorious Safety Performance. The award was presented at the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA) Annual National Safety Conference.
KBR was recently listed in Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine's annual publication of 2008's top 500 design firms. KBR was listed as ninth in the list of Top 500 Design Firms.
Two of KBR's Industrial Service jobsites were recently nominated by their clients, Sterling Chemical and Shell, for the Houston Business Roundtable (HBR) Safety Excellence Award.
KBR recently announced that its Eos joint venture with WorleyParsons has been awarded a contract option worth approximately USD $24 million for the detailed engineering, procurement management and construction management assistance services for Woodside's Pluto Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project offshore production platform north west of Karratha, Western Australia.
KBR has won the tender to conduct a feasibility study for the construction of trans-Caspian oil and natural gas pipelines announced by the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijani Republic (SOCAR).
Two KBR Sponsored Reservists (SR) recently received Iraq Medals for their dedication to the Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET) project, which works with the Ministry of Defence and is based at Bulford Barracks in Salisbury, UK.
KBR has been nominated as a finalist for the American Marketing Association (AMA) Houston chapter's 2007 Marketer of the Year award. This prestigious award honors Houston's most innovative companies, organizations, and institutions for exceptional marketing accomplishments in their respective industries.
KBR has again proven its capacity as a value-for-money engineering consultant by recently securing the Northern Pipeline Interconnector Stage 2, the next major trunk line in the Queensland's water grid.
KBR recently hosted a luncheon at Goodyear's Bayport, Texas facility in recognition of the achievement of a current KBR record for working 27 years without a Lost Time Injury and a milestone of 12 years without an OSHA Recordable Injury.
KBR has successfully been selected as a framework contractor for two packages to support the Olympic Delivery Authority in the delivery of transport services.