Irving-based Fluor Gets a Second Contract to Restore Power in Puerto Rico

Irving-based Fluor has landed a second major contract to restore power to hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico, just as the controversial Montana company Whitefish Energy Holdings is departing the island.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave Fluor a $261 million contract this week. In mid-October, the engineering and construction giant was awarded $240 million to repair the territory's electric grid."With the support of the Corps and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), we are making daily progress," said Tom D'Agostino, president of Fluor's government group, said in a written statement. "We have people and the equipment in place and are adding resources as needed."More than two-thirds of the island's power has been restored following the widespread damage from Hurricane Maria in September.  Continue reading...

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