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2011-03-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the First Quarter 2011 Turner Building Cost Index has slightly increased over the Fourth Quarter of 2010. The Turner Building Cost Index measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States. The Turner Building Cost Index of 806 reflects a 0.62% increase from the Fourth Quarter 2010 and 0.88% increase from the First Quarter 2010. Karl F. Almstead, the Turner vice...

2010-12-17 09:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been awarded $335 million of construction contracts in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New Jersey. Turner has been selected by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to construct the Phase 2, $140 million expansion of the Biometric Technology Center (BTC), Office Building and Central Utilities Plant (CUP) in Clarksburg W.V. The scope of work includes the construction of a...

2010-12-10 08:34:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, is launching a volunteer "community blitz" in Greater Cincinnati, OH and Louisville and Lexington, KY on December 10th and 11th to give back to the communities in which Turner staff live and work. Turner staff, friends and family members will provide volunteer assistance to more than 20 charitable organizations in these communities. In addition, resources traditionally allocated...

2010-11-29 10:16:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Fourth Quarter 2010 Turner Building Cost Index has slightly increased over the Third Quarter of 2010. The Turner Building Cost Index measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States. The Turner Building Cost Index of 801 reflects a 0.38% increase over the Third Quarter 2010. However, overall construction costs have decreased by 0.25% when measured in comparison to...

2010-10-22 13:52:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, in partnership with the Center for Minority Business Development at Prince Georges Community College, recently held a graduation ceremony for 63 graduates of the Turner School of Construction Management Program for minority and women-owned business enterprises held in Prince Georges County, Maryland. The Turner School of Construction Management is designed to provide minority- and women-owned businesses with the tools...

2010-10-06 10:05:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of sports and education facilities, has been selected to provide construction management services for the University of Pennsylvania to develop a 24-acre parcel of land to serve as a recreation space for students and residents and to connect the City of Philadelphia together with Penn's campus. The project will be complete in time for the fall semester of 2011. The $30 million Penn Park will include...

2010-09-29 09:20:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company recently held a graduation ceremony for 48 graduates of the 22nd Turner School of Construction Management Program for minority and women-owned business enterprises held in Chicago. Sponsors of the program this year included The City of Chicago's Department of Procurement, Chicago Minority Business Development Council, Exelon Corporation, Federation of Women Contractors, Riteway-Huggins Construction, Gale Construction of IL,...

2010-09-22 06:53:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education facilities, was selected by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to manage construction of two elementary schools and one high school in Los Angeles, Calif. totaling $102 million. Since 2003, Turner has managed construction for more than 20 schools for the Los Angeles Unified School District, representing a total construction value of more than $600 million. Turner has...

2010-09-14 11:56:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been selected to construct the $153 million New Central Library for the City of San Diego in San Diego, Calif. The library is scheduled for completion in March 2013 and is being designed and constructed to achieve a LEED Silver certification from the United States Green Building Council. The 295,000 sq. ft., nine-story New Central Library features a 10,244 sq. ft. children's library,...

2010-09-13 11:55:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education facilities, has completed fourteen K-12 school projects in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area totaling $43 million in time for the start of the 2010 school year. These school projects are part of Turner's $2.3 billion of education and science construction projects that are currently being managed by the company. Turner has completed $15 million of renovations at five schools for the...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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