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AMECO Reaches 25 Million Safe Work Hours
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IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMECO, a unit of Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR), providing integrated equipment and tool solutions to government and industry, announced today that its has achieved 25 million safe work hours with no lost-time injuries for nearly eight years from March 1, 2001 to January 1, 2009. AMECO’s global workforce totals more than 1,900 employees.
“AMECO employees continue to set the safety standard in our industry,” said Gary Bernardez, president of AMECO. “Safety remains an important metric that our clients use to assess our performance on a global basis. This 25 million safe work hour milestone demonstrates our commitment to a safe work environment for our employees and customers.”
AMECO projects have included construction support in North America, commercial sales in Mexico and Central America, fleet management in South America, military support in Iraq and construction support in Africa.
“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 for AMECO. “This significant milestone is impressive considering the diverse operating conditions for construction projects throughout the world, many times in difficult and remote operating conditions.”
AMECO has delivered fully integrated equipment and tool solutions for 62 years and is focused on three primary businesses: operations fleet service, construction 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 construction site services business provides a complete service package consisting of equipment, tool and construction indirects (everything needed to build a project that does not actually go physically into the plant) 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) designs, builds and maintains many of the world's most challenging and complex projects. Through its global network of offices on six continents, the company provides comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 200 company and had revenues of $22.3 billion in 2008. For more information, visit www.fluor.com.
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