Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Design and Construction Failures

“CMM… received full payment of an award settlement for approximately US $24 million from Fluor Daniel Chile Ingenieria y Construccion S.A, Fluor Daniel Corporation, and Fluor Daniel Wright Ltd. (“Fluor”). In April of 1999 CMM initiated formal arbitration proceedings, against Fluor, to recover damages related to numerous design and construction failures at the Refugio Mine located in Northern Chile. In May of 2002, binding arbitration in Chile ruled in favor of CMM for these damages.”

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Arbitration Decision
Contractors Involved Penalty
Fluor Corporation $24,000,000
Further Information Released
Fluor Press Release 6/22/2006
Kinross Press Release 6/22/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database