US soldier wounded in suicide attack sues bomber’s employer
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A U.S. soldier grievously wounded in a suicide bombing two years ago in Afghanistan filed suit Wednesday against an American defense contractor that employed the bomber,...
Fluor: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Fluor Corp. (FLR) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $77.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Irving, Texas-based company said it had net income of 55 cents.
The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 58 cents per share.
CVS and Bank of America fall while Delta Air Lines climbs
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:
Square Inc., down $8.42 to $69.03
The mobile payments services company said Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar will leave to become CEO of the social media app Nextdoor.
L Brands Inc., up $1.69 to $30.21
The parent company of Victoria's Secret said its sales jumped, and that it could sell its La Senza business.
Fluor: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Fluor Corp. (FLR) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $114.8 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Irving, Texas-based company said it had profit of 81 cents per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 69 cents per share.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:
Fluor Corp., down $13.23 to $45.76
The company slashed its annual forecast because of problems with a gas-fired power project.
Shake Shack Inc., up $8.54 to $55.95
The burger chain had a better first quarter than analysts expected.
Pandora Media Inc., up $1.14 to $6.89
The music streaming service posted a smaller loss and more revenue than Wall Street had forecast.
Weight Watchers International Inc., up 13 cents to $69.83
Crews to leave Puerto Rico as $750M Fluor contract nears end
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Crews who are helping restore power in Puerto Rico as part of a $750 million federal contract will leave the U.S. territory soon as nearly a quarter of a million customers remain in the dark more than five months after Hurricane Maria, officials said Wednesday.
Fort Bend foster youth will receive thousands of hours of specialized services provided by Child Advocates of Fort Bend thanks to a donation from Fluor Corporation and all of those who took part in the 10th anniversary Golf for Greater Houston Golf Tournament.
The Fluor Corporation has a tradition of community service and philanthropic support.
Fluor Cares, the Foundation of the Corporation, engages and empowers employees to make a difference in their communities. Not only do employees give back, the Foundation magnifies and extends Fluor's philanthropic impact by supporting nonprofit organizations.
HomeAid Houston, a 501(c)(3) charity of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA), was recently presented with a check for $20,000 from Fluor Corp., a multinational engineering and construction firm. The funds were raised at Fluor's Golf for Greater Houston charity golf tournament. HomeAid was selected as one of 10 beneficiaries of this annual event.
Veterans were far from forgotten by the Fort Bend Seniors group this year.
Last week, Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels congregants gathered at the Bud O'Shieles Community Center for a Veterans Day Celebration presented by Fluor Corporation. Emcee for the event was FBS Board Chairman Ray Aguilar.
Fluor’s Carolina heritage began in the 1930s.
In 1934, Charlie Daniel founded a small South Carolina construction firm that would be acquired 43 years later by Fluor Corporation, an engineering firm based in California. This merger created an engineering and construction giant with a heritage of more than 105 years delivering complex and challenging projects. Today, Fluor is a driving force in the Southeast and beyond.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Savannah River National Laboratory and Augusta University announced June 22, through the signing of an agreement, the creation of a faculty position at the university’s new School of Computer and Cyber Sciences.
Jointly appointed by SRNL and Augusta University, this faculty position will foster interdisciplinary research and education in the area of cybersecurity.
A voter-approved lake project at Brazos River Park is a step closer to reality thanks to the Sugar Land City Council.
The Council recently approved a contract for the design to accommodate canoeing and kayaking, activities that residents have identified as high priorities through many years of public input.
The lake is also expected to accommodate annual dragon boat races, an event that has become a popular tourist attraction at a lake near Fluor Corporation.
Two artists from the Coldspring Area Art League showcased their work in the 2017 Lone Star Art Guild Convention in Sugarland on June 3-4.
The Lone Star Art Guild consists of 16 different art leagues in a 200-mile radius of Houston, Texas, and includes the Coldspring Area Art League (CAAL).
"For the first time, it was a two-day convention," said CAAL President Sandi Osiecki.
The convention was held this year at the Fluor Corporation in Sugarland.
HomeAid Houston, a 501(c)(3) charity of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA), has been selected as one of 10 beneficiaries of Golf for Greater Houston, Fluor's Annual Charity Golf Tournament to be held in September.
Fluor Corporation is a multinational engineering and construction firm.
A family evening of fun is offered to those who attend The Exchange Club of Sugar Land's 30th annual spaghetti dinner sponsored by Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land in April.
Another hurdle has been cleared in the effort to approve small modular nuclear reactors.
In a March 7 letter, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or NRC, gave notice to NuScale Power that its design certification application for the reactor has been accepted for technical review.
NuScale Power is a subsidiary of Fluor Corp., which also is the parent company of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, operator of the Savannah River Site in Aiken County.
Funeral set for retired colonel killed in Afghanistan
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Services are set this week for a retired Army colonel who was killed in an explosion while serving as a contractor in Afghanistan.
The News-Enterprise (http://bit.ly/2g7p0VP ) reports that the funeral for 57-year-old Col. Jarrold M. Reeves Jr. will be Wednesday at Fort Knox, where he served from 2007 to 2011.
Officials: Refinancing South Carolina reactors saves money
JENKINSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Officials overseeing construction of some of the first nuclear reactors of their kind to be built in the U.S. in more than 30 years say fewer costs will be passed on to consumers.
SCANA CEO Kevin Marsh said Wednesday he understands power customer frustrations with the repeated rate increases to offset financing for new reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station near Jenkinsville.
Lockheed Martin subsidiary wins Nevada test site management
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A subsidiary of defense giant Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $5 billion contract to manage a vast federal Department of Energy reservation where the nation used to conduct nuclear testing north of Las Vegas.
An announcement Friday by the National Nuclear Security Administration said a five-year contract with a five-year option went to Nevada Site Science Support and Technologies Corp.
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