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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.
July 12, 2000 |
Fluor Corp.'s Fluor Daniel engineering and construction unit said Tuesday that it has received an $800-million contract to oversee the development and installation of a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia. Fluor said in a press release that it expects to book $10 million in the third quarter for initial program management and engineering services on the project. Saudi International Petrochemical Co.
June 27, 2000 |
Duke/Fluor Daniel, a joint venture of Duke Energy Corp. and Fluor Corp., won the contract to build Columbia Energy Group's power plant near Philadelphia. Terms weren't disclosed. The natural gas-fired Liberty plant in Eddystone, Pa., is expected to begin operating in early 2002. It will produce 530 megawatts of electricity, enough to light more than a half-million homes. Duke, which is based in Charlotte, N.C.
February 18, 2000
Fluor Daniel, the engineering, construction and procurement subsidiary of Fluor Corp., said Thursday that it has agreed to become an approved contractor for certain technologies of a British chemicals company. Terms of the deal with ICI Chlor Chemicals were not disclosed. The Aliso Viejo company said it will have a license to build large-scale chlor-alkali plants for the production of caustic soda and chlorine that uses a new ICI technology known as BiChlor.
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.