A former executive with a United Kingdom subsidiary of the then-Kellogg, Brown & Root Inc. has pleaded guilty to a charge that he conspired to bribe Nigerian government officials to win contracts for a $6-billion project in that country, the U.S. Dept. of Justice said. Related Links: Halliburton Terminates Relations with Former CEO A. Jack Stanley Ex-KBR CEO Guilty of Bribery Nigeria charges former US VP Cheney over bribery KBR Statement Wojciech J. Chodan, a former commercial vice president and consultant to the KBR subsidiary, entered a guilty plea on Dec. 6 in federal district court in Houston on one
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.