CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 2000 |
The event: The seventh annual production of "La Posada Magica" at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa. The audience for Sunday's opening of the popular Latino holiday play included fourth- and fifth-grade students from Washington Elementary in Santa Ana and their teachers. The children, guests of SCR, were finalists in a schoolwide writing contest on family Christmas traditions. Booklets with copies of their poetry and essays were tucked into the programs.
November 5, 1999 |
The U.S. attorney's office said Thursday it will prosecute a whistle-blower lawsuit accusing Aliso Viejo-based Fluor Daniel Inc. of overbilling the government for $9.3 million in contract overhead expenses. The civil lawsuit was filed under seal in 1997 by a former Fluor Daniel accountant. It was unsealed last week by a judge in U.S. District Court in Santa Ana. Flour Daniel is a subsidiary of Fluor Corp., the largest U.S. engineering and construction company. In the suit, Patrick C.
September 16, 1999 |
A joint venture that includes Fluor Daniel has been given a preliminary nod to supply program management services for a $2.14 billion railway construction and engineering project to improve one of the United Kingdom's most heavily traveled rail lines, Aliso Viejo-based Fluor announced Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed. The venture, which also includes Mott McDonald, would provide "front-end" services for the seven-year project.
September 9, 1999 |
Aliso Viejo-based Fluor Daniel and British engineering firm Amec PLC are jointly pursuing several multimillion-dollar oil and gas engineering and construction projects in the Caspian Sea and Vietnam, a Fluor Daniel official said Wednesday. The potential value of the contracts ranges from $150 million to several billion dollars, said Charles Sands, senior vice president, oil and gas power at Fluor Daniel.
August 18, 1999 |
Duke/Fluor Daniel, a partnership of Duke Energy Corp. and Aliso Viejo-based Fluor Daniel Inc., said Tuesday it has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for a $180-million power plant in Upton County, Georgia. The plant is expected to be fully operational by June 1, providing electricity to serve the summer peak demand. The contract was awarded by West Georgia Generating Co., L.P., a subsidiary of Sonat Energy Services Co.
May 21, 1999 |
Three of four verdicts in an age-discrimination lawsuit against a Fluor Daniel Inc. unit cleaning up radioactive wastes at the former Fernald processing plant in Ohio have been thrown out by an appeals court. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday rejected three of a U.S. District Court jury's findings against Fernald Environmental Restoration Management Corp. and its parent, Irvine-based Fluor Daniel. The appeals judges said the evidence did not support jury conclusions.