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2010-01-19 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education facilities, has been awarded a $63 million contract by the Georgia Institute of Technology to provide construction services on the G. Wayne Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons. The facility is scheduled for completion in May 2011. The 220,000 sq. ft. Learning Commons will include innovative classrooms that foster experiential, collaborative learning, a learning center that connects...

2010-01-19 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- STV and Turner Construction Company, in a joint venture, have been awarded a $656 million contract to provide construction management services for the new police academy for the New York City Police Department (NYPD) in College Point, Queens, N.Y. STV/Turner will provide construction management services to the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) on behalf of the NYPD. The joint venture will have full responsibility to procure,...

2009-12-16 10:48:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been awarded a $130 million contract to provide construction services for the Deloitte University learning and leadership development center located in Westlake, Texas. Upon completion in 2011, the facility being built on a 107-acre property will seek a LEED Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council. The 712,000 sq. ft. facility will serve as a central destination...

2009-12-15 14:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest general builder of education facilities, has been selected by Drexel University to manage construction of the Constantine Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building on the University's main campus in Philadelphia, Pa. Upon completion in June 2011, the 138,000 sq. ft. facility will house thirty-nine research and teaching laboratories for bio-medical engineering, biology and chemistry and a fossil preparation...

2009-11-30 10:12:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Fourth Quarter 2009 Turner Building Cost Index, which measures non-residential building construction costs in the United States, has decreased by 2.07% from the Third Quarter, continuing the decline which began in the First Quarter of this year. Construction costs have decreased by 12.62% since the beginning of the year. The Turner Building Cost Index number for Fourth Quarter 2009 is 803. Karl F. Almstead,...

2009-11-09 10:52:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of green buildings, announced that the firm has reached a significant milestone having completed its 100th LEED Certified project. Cincinnati's Public Schools' Pleasant Ridge Montessori School has achieved a LEED Silver Certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). "The Pleasant Ridge Montessori School project efficiently uses our natural resources and makes an immediate,...

2009-09-25 13:07:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, in a joint venture with TB Penick & Sons, Inc., has been awarded a $109 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. This project follows the $104 million contract awarded to the team in August for four additional Bachelor Enlisted...

2009-08-25 08:44:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Third Quarter 2009 Turner Building Cost Index, which measures non-residential building construction costs in the United States, has decreased by 2.03% from the Second Quarter 2009. While construction costs have decreased by 10.77% since the beginning of the year, indicators show that that the decline is slowing in the Third Quarter. The Turner Building Cost Index number for Third Quarter 2009 is 820. Karl F....

2009-08-24 13:59:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest green builder, has substantially completed New York City's largest green roof for the United States Postal Service (USPS) atop the 2.2 million sq. ft. Morgan Mail Processing Facility on West 28th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/NY65372 ) The scope of work included the installation of plants and grasses and fourteen wood benches made from lumber...

2009-08-24 11:44:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been selected by the United States General Services Administration to provide preconstruction and construction management services for the $110 million renovation of the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago, Illinois, which was constructed in 1964 and designed by Mies Van Der Rohe. The courthouse will remain in operation during the renovation, with work being performed at...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'