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2011-07-19 10:26:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Yale University Health Center in New Haven, Connecticut is the 200th Turner project to have achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the Green Buildings Certification Institute. The LEED Gold certified Yale University Health Center is a 140,000 square foot medical facility that is representative of Yale's multifaceted approach to sustainability that incorporates...

2011-06-15 08:30:00

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Second Quarter 2011 Turner Building Cost Index has slightly increased over the First Quarter of 2011. The Turner Building Cost Index measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States. The Turner Building Cost Index of 811 reflects a 0.62% increase from the First Quarter 2011 and 1.63% increase from the Second Quarter 2010. Karl F. Almstead, the Turner vice...

2011-05-31 15:43:00

CHICAGO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company's Chicago office will launch its 23rd annual Turner School of Construction Management training program beginning on June 14th for owners of minority- and women-business enterprises in the construction industry. The program is offered at no cost and provides an opportunity for participants to further develop and improve their skills, while networking with others in the construction industry. The Turner School of Construction...

2011-05-18 11:39:00

NEW YORK, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce the deployment of SketchUp Pro(TM), Google's premium 3-Dimensional model authoring tool and platform. Turner is using SketchUp Pro(TM) as a part of its standard "digital toolbox" to provide Building Information Modeling (BIM) related services on projects across the United States and around the world. Turner utilizes SketchUp Pro(TM) as a 3-D modeling tool due to its user-friendly interface and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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