Fraud, KBR and Vanity Fair

by mel starrs on December 12, 2007

in Opinion, Theory and Comment

Recently found this article in Vanity Fair of all places.  The article exposes some of the alleged shocking over-expenditure by KBR in Iraq.  KBR, (#15 in ENR’s 2006 Top 150 Global Design Firms) formerly Kellogg, Brown and Root, have recently been shed by Halliburton. There are so many things to be said here, but the […]


CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) have published the results (pdf) of a survey of 1400 construction professionals. From their press release: The World Bank has estimated the cost of corruption to the global economy at US$1.5 trillion a year. More specifically corruption in the Great British construction industry could cost anywhere up to £3 billion […]