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April 25, 1997 | JEFFREY L. RABIN and JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Theodore G. "Tad" Weigle Jr., the 57-year-old construction company executive quietly being offered the job of steering the troubled Metropolitan Transportation Authority onto the road toward recovery, is no stranger to the challenges of running urban mass transit systems.
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NEWS
April 25, 1997 | JEFFREY L. RABIN and JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Theodore G. "Tad" Weigle Jr., the 57-year-old construction company executive quietly being offered the job of steering the troubled Metropolitan Transportation Authority onto the road toward recovery, is no stranger to the challenges of running urban mass transit systems.
NEWS
August 19, 1992
Laura Adeline Peart Bechtel, 89, who helped build the family-owned Bechtel Group Inc. into one of the world's biggest construction and engineering companies. Over the years she was credited with helping her husband of 66 years, the late Bechtel Chairman Stephen D. Bechtel, strengthen and enlarge the company he inherited from his father, Warren.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1991 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
The bistate commission overseeing plans for an Anaheim-Las Vegas high-speed train voted Friday to return $245,500 to the Bechtel Corp., which has dropped out of the controversial project. In what was their last meeting--unless new legislation saves the panel--members of the California-Nevada Super Speed Ground Transportation Commission also listened as experts told them to seek at least some public financing for the project instead of counting entirely on private money.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 1991 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what may prove to be the fatal blow to the already-endangered Anaheim-Las Vegas high-speed train project, the primary contractor withdrew its support for the futuristic rail plan, officials said Friday. Bechtel Corp. severed its ties to the $5-billion project and surrendered its franchise rights, citing a downturn in the global economy and the "uncertain commitment of the state of California," a company official wrote in a letter to Orange County Supervisor Don R.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 7, 1991 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
Members of the bistate commission planning a high-speed train from Las Vegas to Anaheim on Friday rejected Bechtel Corp.'s proposed operating agreement and postponed further action until next month. Meeting at a hotel here, members of the California-Nevada Super Speed Ground Transportation Commission objected to provisions in the proposed agreement that would allow Bechtel to sell its high-speed train franchise rights to others, said Orange County Supervisor Don R.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 3, 1991 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
A showdown may occur this week over the lack of progress on a high-speed, magnetic-levitation rail line between Las Vegas and Anaheim. Scheduled to meet in Ontario on Thursday and Friday, the California-Nevada Super Speed Ground Transportation Commission will consider signing a new memorandum of understanding with San Francisco-based Bechtel Corp., spelling out what Bechtel must do to retain its exclusive franchise to build and operate the $5-billion system.
BUSINESS
July 25, 1991 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Veteran engineering executive Zoltan A. Stacho has been named president of Holmes & Narver Inc., filling a long-vacant position at the international design, engineering and construction firm. The company said Wednesday that Stacho, 61, started his new duties this week after leaving Bechtel National Inc., a subsidiary of Bechtel Group Inc. in San Francisco. Richard J. Bouchard, chief operating officer of Holmes & Narver's parent company, had been interim president since December, when Forrest C.
BUSINESS
April 9, 1991 | From United Press International
Bechtel Corp., a global construction and engineering concern, has established a procurement office in the United Arab Emirates to serve as a supply center for material needed in rebuilding Kuwait's damaged refineries, a company executive said Monday. Bechtel, based in San Francisco, constructed most of Kuwait's refineries.
BUSINESS
March 19, 1991 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Energy Department said Monday that it has tapped Irvine-based Fluor Corp. as one of two finalists for a multiyear contract worth $2 billion to manage construction of a new reactor to produce a radioactive gas critical to the manufacture of nuclear weapons. The company's Fluor Daniel unit and a subsidiary of Bechtel Corp.
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