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  • 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

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 1/4/16 9:44 am EST
    Amber Wilson

    Fluor Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Technician Jeff Bergstrom heard a call for assistance in the hallway at the IBM Yorktown site on July 28. He grabbed his equipment, rushed out of his office and found a contractor on the floor.

    Bergstrom, along with Gonzer employee Thomas Dixon and IBM employee David Raines, reacted professionally, swiftly and in a calm manner to put their American Red Cross training to use to help save the man’s life.

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  • 12/1/15 8:27 am EST
    Jennifer Strader and Sara Simmons

    When a local Houston resident needed help, Derrick Clark answered the call.

    Sept. 4 was just an ordinary day for Houston office receptionist Derrick Clark, until he received an unusual phone call – one that changed his life and helped save another.

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  • 11/11/15 9:11 am EST

    On this Veterans Day, we salute the heroes who work to protect the United States.

    Fluor takes great pride in supporting military personnel and their families, hiring more than 5,000 U.S. veterans over the past five years, with personnel employed at offices and project sites around the world.

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  • 11/9/15 6:08 pm EST

    Fluor announced today that the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (HMSDC) has recognized Fluor with its highest honor for corporations, the 2015 Corporate Commitment Award, for the second consecutive year. In addition, HMSDC honored Fluor with its 2015 Prime Supplier Award. Fluor was honored at The Rigel Awards Luncheon on Thursday, November 5.

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