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, fluor (US and Canadian), fluorite
a white or colourless mineral sometimes fluorescent and often tinted by impurities, found in veins and as deposits from hot gases. It is used in the manufacture of glass, enamel, and jewellery, and is the chief ore of fluorine. Composition: calcium fluoride. Formula: CaF2. Crystal structure: cubic




On drawings, abbr. for “fluorescent.”
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Established as a global execution center, the Manila office initially supported other Fluor offices in the global network enabling the company to provide clients engineering, design and technical services 24 hours a day.
Fluor was selected by BASF in mid-2011 as its engineering partner in Asia and Europe.
BASF is a valued and important long-term Fluor client for which we have performed significant projects across the globe for decades," said Peter Oosterveer, president for Fluor's Energy & Chemicals Group.
Other Fluor operations centers will be utilized as necessary for project execution.
With our 62 years of experience across Africa, Fluor has the reach and experience needed for this critical mission," said Bruce Stanski, president of Fluor's Government Group.
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We are pleased to add another significant LNG project to the growing relationship between the PETRONAS Group and Fluor in Malaysia," said Ken Choudhary, senior vice president of Fluor's Energy & Chemicals business.