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Fluor Awarded New LOGCAP IV Task Order in Africa
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IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the U.S. Army awarded the company a new Task Order to perform work in Africa under the Army’s Logistics Capabilities Program IV (LOGCAP IV). The Task Order is in support of U.S. Africa Command’s mission to protect American interests and strengthen Africa’s defense capabilities in the region. Fluor will book the work into backlog in the first quarter of 2012.
With the new award, Fluor’s scope of work will include delivering logistical support throughout Continental Africa and the simultaneous construction of several remote camps. Fluor will also provide the subsequent camp operations and logistical support services over the next 21 months. Support services will include the provisioning of food, fuel, water, laundry, showers, vehicles, and power generation and maintenance. The camps will provide a base of operations for U.S. troops who are advising and assisting African military forces across the continent.
“With our 62 years of experience across Africa, Fluor has the reach and experience needed for this critical mission,” said Bruce Stanski, president of Fluor’s Government Group. “It doesn’t matter how remote the location or challenging the project, we stand shoulder to shoulder with our customers wherever they go. As the requirements in Africa evolve and expand, we will be there to support the U.S. military and its mission.”
Since 2007, Fluor has provided military support services to the U.S. Army under the LOGCAP IV program. At more than 60 bases across the northern region of Afghanistan, Fluor supports more than 84,000 military personnel and contractors. U.S. troops rely on Fluor for a warm meal, a hot shower, clean laundry, and vehicle maintenance. Through the local employment-focused Afghan First program, Fluor provides jobs to more than 8,600 Afghans.
About Fluor Corporation
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) designs, builds and maintains many of the world's most challenging and complex projects. Founded in 1912, John Simon Fluor Sr. started the company with a modest investment of $100. Since those humble beginnings, the company has grown into one of the largest engineering & construction companies in the world. Fluor is celebrating its 100th anniversary during 2012.
Today, through its global network of offices on six continents, the company provides comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 200 company and had revenue of $23.4 billion in 2011. For more information, visit www.fluor100.com and www.fluor.com.
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