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2009-08-19 09:33:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of correctional facilities, has been selected by Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) to manage the construction of two jail expansion projects in the state of Georgia that will accommodate a total of 1,660 additional inmates upon completion in June 2010. The scope of work for the two correctional facilities includes renovations of special segregation dormitory and common services areas at...

2009-08-19 09:24:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, in a joint venture with TB Penick & Sons, Inc., has been awarded a $104 million design-build contract by the United States Marine Corps to construct four Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQ) at Camp Pendleton, California. The project is scheduled for completion in August 2011. The four residences will house over 1,300 Marines and will include multi-purpose community areas, laundry...

2009-08-12 12:04:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of healthcare facilities, reported that the use of an innovative combination of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Lean construction practices on the 555,000 sq. ft. Middle Tennessee Medical Center (MTMC) in Murfreesboro, Tenn. resulted in the delivery of $3 million in budgeted costs savings below the Owner's initial target at the beginning of the project and an additional projection of nearly...

2009-08-05 15:26:00

MIAMI, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of Green buildings, is leading the Green building effort in the South Florida market through the company's commitment to sustainable building practices. With 24 LEED Accredited Professionals (APs) working in Turner's Miami office and more than 1,100 LEED APs nationally, more than any other firm, the company is uniquely positioned to meet the Green building needs of our clients and the community in the...

2009-08-04 09:38:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, is marking the firm's 40th anniversary of the Turner School of Construction Management (TSCM) program. The TSCM provides minority, women, disadvantaged and small-business owners with courses on topics such as green buildings, developing a business plan, financial planning, estimating, construction law, bonding and insurance. The 40th Anniversary celebration, held in conjunction with...

2009-07-17 09:43:00

NEW YORK, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide design/build services for a $93 Million, 311,000 sq. ft. office complex. The project, "Building 24" is adjacent to the CDC's headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. Building 24 is targeted to achieve a LEED Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council. Among the green building strategies Building 24...

2009-07-16 15:09:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been recognized as the leading contractor in the adoption of BIM technology in Building Design & Construction's 2009 Giants 300 rankings. Through Turner's commitment to integrating technology into the delivery of its pre-construction and construction services, the company's portfolio of projects utilizing BIM represents more than $20 billion of construction on 100 projects....

2009-07-14 13:43:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company has achieved a significant milestone as a result of the company's commitment to Green Building practices. Turner now counts 1,186 LEED Accredited Professionals (APs) on staff. Building Design and Construction has recognized Turner as having more LEED APs than any other firm in the architectural, engineering and construction industry and with the company's $3 billion of green construction volume in 2008 Turner was additionally...

2009-06-01 13:24:00

Cost Index decreases 8.92% from its peak in Second Quarter of 2008 NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Second Quarter 2009 Turner Building Cost Index, which measures non-residential building construction costs in the United States, has decreased 3.35% from the First Quarter 2009 and has decreased 8.92% from its peak in the Second Quarter of 2008. The Turner Building Cost Index number for Second Quarter 2009 is 837. Karl F. Almstead, the Turner...

2009-04-30 14:18:00

TRADOC Facility Plans to Achieve Silver LEED Certification WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Tompkins Builders, a wholly owned subsidiary of Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, was selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to manage construction of a $90 million Training and Doctrine Command Headquarters (TRADOC) at Ft. Eustis, Va. The project includes construction of a 264,000 sq. ft. headquarters, a 18,000 sq. ft. band building facility and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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