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  • 5/9/16 11:27 am EDT
    Julie Doering
    Fluor has completed a major deactivation milestone for the Department of Energy (DOE) at the Portsmouth Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) Project in Ohio. Workers have removed the last of more than 7,000 uranium enrichment components from the X-326 Building, a 2.5-million square foot facility that played a central role in the site’s mission of producing enriched uranium for more than 60 years.  The components were part of a complex system consisting of compressors, convertersmore...
  • 4/22/16 2:12 pm EDT
    Brett Turner
    A Fluor-led consortium has started design and construction on a $581 million infrastructure project in Austin, Texas, to expand an approximately eight-mile stretch of highway from U.S. 290 to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (State Highway 71) into a six-lane superhighway for the Client, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTMRA). Construction teams broke ground on April 6, with a ceremonial event lead by the Client and attended by CTMRA Chairman Ray Wilkerson, Executivemore...
  • 4/6/16 11:24 am EDT
    Julie Doering
    Fluor has received a 30-month extension on its contract at the Department of Energy’s Portsmouth Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) Project in Ohio. The estimated value of the award is approximately $750 million. The work will be performed by Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth, LLC, a Fluor-led partnership, together with subcontractor CH2M and small business subcontractors Pro2Serve, Innovative Solutions and Wastren Advantage.Fluor's 30-month extension at DOE's Portsmouth Decontamination andmore...
  • 4/4/16 9:25 am EDT
    Julie Doering
    Fluor Federal Solutions has received an award to continue its work operating the Mississippi Job Corps Center for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The new contract covers a two-year base period, with three potential one-year options. Fluor has managed the Center in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, since 1999, providing academic, career and technical training to a rolling enrollment of approximately 350 residential students at a time. Fluor’s scope also includes facility operations andmore...
  • 3/30/16 9:43 am EDT
    Julie Doering
    Researchers at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and the University of Georgia (UGA) have created a nanostructure that early experiments reveal could increase the efficiency of solar energy. A nanostructure is an extremely small particle, ranging in size between microscopic and molecular.The scientists hypothesized that nanostructures fabricated from a core of iron oxide and coated with a shell of titanium dioxide would absorb more solar energy than traditional single-layermore...
  • 3/30/16 9:41 am EDT
    Julie Doering
    Members of the advisory board for the Portsmouth Decontamination and Decommissioning Project, which Fluor operates, toured Fernald, a previous Fluor project, this month with the hope of getting a glimpse into the future by visiting the past. The board’s charter is to provide recommendations to the Department of Energy (DOE) on cleanup plans at the former uranium enrichment plant located in Southeastern Ohio. Those plans include the construction of an On-Site Waste Disposal Facility, which somemore...
  • 3/21/16 3:51 pm EDT
    NuScale Small Modular Reactor prototype.Department of Energy (DOE) Director of Idaho Operations Rick Provencher and Utah Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) General Manager Doug Hunter have signed an agreement between the DOE and UAMPS that provides UAMPS with a use permit to choose a suitable nuclear power plant site within 900 square miles of Idaho high desert, within the Idaho National Laboratory site boundaries.more...
  • 2/29/16 4:57 pm EST
    The Sasol Ethane Cracker and Derivatives Project recently met a significant milestone, completing its first major heavy haul transport.Fluor, in a joint venture with Technip, is serving as the primary engineering, procurement and construction management contractor on Sasol’s $8.9 billion project, which encompasses a 1,500-kta ethane cracker, six derivatives units as well as utilities and offsites.more...
  • 2/5/16 1:21 pm EST
    Amber Wilson
    Fluor is focused, first and foremost, on the prevention of injuries, illnesses, non-compliant activities and adverse impact to communities and to the environment. Everyone at Fluor – from craft workers to senior leaders – played an important role in reducing injuries in 2015 and continuing to raise the bar in the engineering and construction industry.more...
  • 1/22/16 2:14 pm EST
    Amber Wilson
    Nearly 600 Fluor Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) field professionals completed 19,712 courses as part of a company initiative that helped reduce Fluor’s Total Case Incident Rate (TCIR) from 0.32 in 2014 to 0.24 in 2015. This represents a 25 percent reduction in the injury rate and translates to 160 fewer people being injured on the job.more...

   

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