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July 24, 1992 | Susan Christian, Times staff writer
Mine Tending: Fluor Daniel, the core subsidiary of Irvine engineering and construction giant Fluor Corp., has won a contract with the Chilean mining company Minera Escondida Limitada to provide engineering and construction management services to upgrade Escondida's copper concentrator. The value of the contract, announced this week, was not disclosed.
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February 11, 1994 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
California businessman Warren Simmons is betting big on cranberries. He's investing millions of dollars to plant 1,000 acres of cranberries in this nation, where the fruit has never been produced commercially. Simmons hopes to become a major cranberry producer--maybe even No. 1 in the world. He also hopes that juice from his crop can be sold in Europe or Asia--where hardly anyone now thirsts for the product. Can it be done? That depends on many things, including bugs and bumblebees.
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BUSINESS
October 22, 1992 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
Crossing More Borders: Taco Bell already has gone south of the border with its new sidewalk carts in Mexico City. Now it plans to go all the way to South America. As part of a far-reaching investment agreement by its parent PepsiCo Inc., Irvine-based Taco Bell will start offering its products in Chile next year. PepsiCo said Wednesday it is investing more than $110 million in Chilean food and beverage operations over the next five years.
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October 22, 1992 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
Crossing More Borders: Taco Bell already has gone south of the border with its new sidewalk carts in Mexico City. Now it plans to go all the way to South America. As part of a far-reaching investment agreement by its parent PepsiCo Inc., Irvine-based Taco Bell will start offering its products in Chile next year. PepsiCo said Wednesday it is investing more than $110 million in Chilean food and beverage operations over the next five years.
NEWS
February 11, 1994 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
California businessman Warren Simmons is betting big on cranberries. He's investing millions of dollars to plant 1,000 acres of cranberries in this nation, where the fruit has never been produced commercially. Simmons hopes to become a major cranberry producer--maybe even No. 1 in the world. He also hopes that juice from his crop can be sold in Europe or Asia--where hardly anyone now thirsts for the product. Can it be done? That depends on many things, including bugs and bumblebees.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1992 | SUSAN CHRISTIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fluor Daniel, the principal subsidiary of engineering and construction giant Fluor Corp., announced winning two major contracts Thursday with a total value of about $460 million. In one of the lucrative contracts, valued at $300 million, Fluor Daniel will provide engineering and construction management services for a copper mine in Chile. Completion of the mine and processing facilities, which will produce 75,000 tons of refined copper per year, is scheduled for mid-1994.
BUSINESS
July 24, 1992 | Susan Christian, Times staff writer
Mine Tending: Fluor Daniel, the core subsidiary of Irvine engineering and construction giant Fluor Corp., has won a contract with the Chilean mining company Minera Escondida Limitada to provide engineering and construction management services to upgrade Escondida's copper concentrator. The value of the contract, announced this week, was not disclosed.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1992 | SUSAN CHRISTIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fluor Daniel, the principal subsidiary of engineering and construction giant Fluor Corp., announced winning two major contracts Thursday with a total value of about $460 million. In one of the lucrative contracts, valued at $300 million, Fluor Daniel will provide engineering and construction management services for a copper mine in Chile. Completion of the mine and processing facilities, which will produce 75,000 tons of refined copper per year, is scheduled for mid-1994.
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