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AMECO Reaches 20 Million Safe Work Hours
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GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMECO, a unit of Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR), providing integrated equipment and tool solutions to government and industry, announced today that its global workforce of more than 1,800 employees has achieved 20 million safe work hours from March 1, 2001 to March 17, 2008, with no lost-time injuries.
“AMECO employees continue to set the safety standard in our industry,” said Gary Bernardez, president of AMECO. “This 20 million-hour milestone demonstrates how committed we are to a safe work environment for our customers and our employees.”
AMECO projects have included construction support in North America, commercial sales in Latin America, fleet management in South America, military support in Iraq and construction support in the Hurricane Katrina aftermath.
“AMECO is committed to a safe and healthy work environment for its employees and for the clients it serves across the globe,” said Larry Gibbs, health, safety and environment director. “This significant milestone is impressive considering the diverse operating conditions for construction projects and plant facilities throughout the world, many times in difficult and remote operating conditions.”
AMECO has delivered fully integrated equipment and tool solutions for 60 years. The company is focused on three primary businesses: fleet outsourcing, site services and distribution. The fleet outsourcing business assists clients in the government and industrial markets, including heavy industrial, power and manufacturing facilities, with the complete management and maintenance of fleet, tool and asset management functions.
The company’s site services business provides a complete service package consisting of equipment, tool and construction indirects to capital construction projects. The distribution business focuses on the sale, rental, parts and service of new and used equipment in Latin America.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR), the parent company of AMECO, provides services on a global basis in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company with revenues of $16.7 billion in 2007. For more information, visit www.fluor.com.
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