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  • 2/28/17 12:23 pm EST
    Sustainability has been integral to Fluor's operations and success for more than 100 years. This commitment to sustainability extends to our projects. At the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina, a Fluor led team is leading the way in helping our client achieve its goal of safeguarding the environment, conserving energy, improving safety and strengthening local economies.more...
  • 2/3/17 10:31 am EST
    Think about your cell phone, the roads you drive on, or the office building you sit in. Engineers have had a hand in creating or improving these daily necessities and comforts, which are often taken for granted. Throughout history, they have been the driving force behind making life better for those around them.more...
  • 11/30/16 5:06 pm EST
    Litter in oceans ranks as one of the most serious pollution problems of our time; it affects the health of people, wildlife and economies. This year, more than 200 Fluor volunteers took to shorelines and parks to help in an effort to conserve our environment for generations to come.Fluor volunteers at the cleanup site in Cebu. Volunteers helped restore miles of shoreline, removing more than 4,600 pounds of garbage and nearly 500 pounds of recyclable waste. Each site coordinated events thatmore...
  • 10/26/16 1:13 pm EDT
    Providing the necessary school supplies to students who cannot afford them is an easy way to have a profound impact on their learning experience. Through the Building Futures backpack program, Fluor and its employees are committed to assisting youth in acquiring the necessary resources to help achieve academic success.more...
  • 10/12/16 8:19 am EDT
    For the second consecutive year, Fluor has been listed on the North America Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Fluor is the only North American construction and engineering company listed and one of only 128 U.S. companies selected.This recognition comes following an in-depth analysis of financial material and economic, environmental and social practices by RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment of 1,986 companies.more...
  • 8/29/16 9:18 am EDT
    When devastating floods hit southeastern Louisiana, Christian Dornhorst – area construction lead on Dow’s CME turnaround project in Plaquemine – and his family came together to help feed more than 700 displaced residents and military first responders.Over the course of two days, Dornhorst, his wife Amanda and two children – Ava, 4 and Austin, 2 – barbecued more than 250 pounds of brisket.“It was a family affair,” says Dornhorst. “Without my wife’s help and my children’s cooperation, we wouldn’more...
  • 8/18/16 8:18 am EDT
    For several years now, Fluor’s Global University Sponsorship Program (GUSP) has reached out to university students and faculty members both in Manila and Cebu.With the goal of making students industry ready when they graduate, the Fluor Plant Design Laboratory was inaugurated June 16 at the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of the Philippines (UP).The laboratory houses six computers equipped with Aspen HYSYS, a process simulation software used by engineering, oil and gasmore...
  • 7/26/16 4:16 pm EDT
    Fluor project team members at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP’s U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project in Baytown, Texas recently raised more than $30,500 for area charities.Funds were raised from proceeds generated from vending machines located throughout the project site and through raffle sales, with charities selected by employees. Steve Midoneck, director of site services for Fluor, and John Hall, manager of craft human resources for Fluor, presented the checks to three differentmore...
  • 6/14/16 9:01 am EDT
    Members of GROW Houston recently participated in Girls Inc. of Greater Houston’s first-ever Project Playhouse, an event that challenges area businesses to design and build small playhouses to be auctioned off for charity. Founded in 1995, Girls Inc. of Greater Houston is a nonprofit organization that provides programs for area girls ages 6-18 focused on math and science, health and wellness, economic literacy and leadership.more...
  • 6/7/16 3:12 pm EDT
    The Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized the team at the Savannah River Site with a 2016 Energy Sustainability Award for spearheading projects that have saved taxpayer dollars while promoting efficiency and smart use of DOE resources. Savannah River is one of only two sites to receive the award. Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, a Fluor-led company, is the site’s management contractor.Among the items the Savannah River Site is making available for beneficial reuse are 653 excessmore...

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