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2012-06-27 06:26:44

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District selected Turner Construction Company to build the Fort Irwin Replacement Hospital in San Bernardino, California. The $160 million hospital replaces the Weed Army Community Hospital, and marks a significant milestone in the United States Department of Defense commitment to delivering world-class healthcare to all service members and their families. The project consists of a 216,000 square foot...

2012-06-12 06:24:26

NEW YORK, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Second Quarter 2012 Turner Building Cost Index - which measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States - has increased to a value of 826. This reflects a 0.61% increase from the First Quarter 2012 and 1.85% yearly increase from the Second Quarter 2011. Karl F. Almstead, the Turner vice president responsible for the Turner Building Cost Index,...

2012-05-30 06:27:20

NEW YORK, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York City Department of Buildings recently unveiled a safety initiative that encourages contractors working on large projects to submit 3D/BIM site safety plans. The initiative makes the City's Building Department one of the first to accept and review safety plans in this manner. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120530/NY15723) Turner Construction Company is the first company to have their three-dimensional, Building Information...

2012-05-01 10:26:58

NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard Turner, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Turner Construction Company, died on April 24th, 2012 at the age of 100. Born in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania in 1911, Howard Turner was the nephew of Turner Construction Company's founder, Henry C. Turner who launched the company 110 years ago on May 6, 1902. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1933. He completed a doctorate in organic chemistry and chemical engineering at the Massachusetts...

2012-04-17 06:28:28

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that Blanca Diaz, LEED AP, was recently recognized on ENR California's prestigious Top 20 Under 40 list. Ms. Diaz is a Project Engineer in Turner's Southern California office and a dedicated philanthropist at just 28 years of age. Blanca joins Lori Ann Stevens from San Diego as one of two Turner Construction Company employees featured on ENR California's 2012 prominent list of young talent....

2012-03-13 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Turner Construction Company is honored to be named one of DiversityBusiness.com's Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities. This list recognizes American organizations that provide the most and best business opportunities for companies owned by women and minorities. The organizations that appear on DiversityBusiness.com's list are selected through an online survey of more than 1,250,000...

2012-03-06 10:03:00

NEW YORK, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the First Quarter 2012 Turner Building Cost Index - which measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States - has increased to a value of 821. This value reflects a 0.37% increase from the Fourth Quarter 2011 and 1.86% increase from the First Quarter 2011. Karl F. Almstead, the Turner vice president responsible for the Turner Building Cost Index, said, "The...

2012-02-09 10:09:00

MUMBAI, India, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sahara Prime City Limited, one of India's leading real estate developers, Turner Construction Company, a leading general builder in the United States and Acropolis Capital Group, a financial investment firm, are proud to announce the formation of Sahara Turner. Sahara Turner will lead the development and construction of multiple townships across India with an approximate value of $2.5 billion over the next five years. The partnership will be managed...

2012-02-08 10:00:00

PHOENIX, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that its Net Zero construction project, Colonel Smith Middle School at Fort Huachuca, AZ will be featured at a one-day symposium at ASU on Friday, February 10, 2012. Sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) and the Global Institute of Sustainability (GIOS), the one-day symposium is titled, "What's Next for Sustainable Schools and Communities?" Colonel Smith Middle...

2011-12-12 10:00:00

TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, Arizona will celebrate the Topping Out of the new innovative Colonel Smith Middle School today, Monday, December 12 at 2:30 pm. The public, replacement school is being built on Fort Huachuca, the Army's leading intelligence training facility at 155 Carter Avenue, Fort Huachuca, Arizona 85670. The new Colonel Smith Middle School will be Arizona's first Net Zero Energy Building in Arizona and 12th in the nation. The...