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2010-05-07 11:03:00

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, in partnership with the City of Wilmington Contractors Assistance Participation Services Program (CAPS), the State of Delaware Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise, the Wilmington Housing Authority, Surety Bonding Associates and the United States Small Business Administration Delaware District Office, will hold a ceremony to recognize the first graduates of the Turner School of Construction Management training...

2010-05-03 11:21:00

CHICAGO, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company's Chicago office will hold its 22nd annual Turner School of Construction Management (TSCM) training program for owners of minority- and women-business enterprises (M/WBEs) in the construction industry, beginning on June 22nd. 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...

2010-05-03 10:04:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading builder of healthcare facilities, has broken ground on the $93 million Research Building III for Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The project is scheduled for completion in 2012. Expected to attract more than $268 million in external support over the next five years, the new 225,000 sq. ft. Research Institute is recognized as one of the fastest growing pediatric research institutes in the...

2010-04-16 12:10:00

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading builder of healthcare facilities, has been selected by the County of Santa Clara to manage construction of a $300 million replacement hospital for Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System in San Jose, Calif. Construction is scheduled to begin in the summer of this year with completion scheduled for 2012. The 375,000 sq. ft. project will serve as a Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center...

2010-04-08 12:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Embracing the region's growth and dominance in the green industry, San Diego public relations firm Binger Communications, Inc. (BCI, www.BCIpr.com) is pleased to announce several new additions to its list of environmentally-friendly clients, including: Affirmed Housing Group; Sales & Service, Inc.; and Turner Construction San Diego. The company's new green clients demonstrate BCI's broad knowledge and contacts in this expanding field. The National...

2010-04-07 16:51:00

SAN DIEGO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, San Diego and T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc. are pleased to announce that they completed the third groundbreaking ceremony last week for Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQs) Package 4 and Package 7 at Camp Pendleton. The design-build team hosted groundbreaking ceremonies for the two $100 million projects on February 11, March 3, and March 31, 2010. Both projects, which are anticipated to receive LEED Gold certification, are part...

2010-03-30 15:26:00

NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, announced Kavinder Singh, Vice President, has been named General Manager of the firm's San Francisco and Oakland, Calif. operations. He will report to Michael O'Brien, Senior Vice President. In his role, Singh will be responsible for the overall leadership of Turner's operations in the Bay Area that includes more than $800 million of construction activity for the firm's clients each year....

2010-03-24 10:06:00

NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, announced today that during 2009 it awarded contracts in excess of $1 billion to minority and women owned business enterprises (M/WBEs). This represents the fifth year in a row that the company has surpassed the milestone of awarding in excess of $1 billion of contracts to M/WBE firms. Since 1979, Turner's total number of contracts with M/WBEs has surpassed 52,000 at a value in excess of...

2010-03-17 08:42:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /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 the $60 million South Region High School #9 in Los Angeles, Calif. Since 2003, Turner has managed construction on 19 LAUSD schools, representing a total construction value of more than $600 million. The scope of work includes the construction of three two-story buildings, containing...

2010-03-17 09:14:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of sports facilities, has been selected by OnGoal, LLC, the ownership group of Major League Soccer's Kansas City Wizards, to provide pre-construction and construction services on a $160 million stadium to serve as the Wizards future home in Kansas City, Kan. Construction is underway and completion is scheduled for the summer of 2011. The 365, 000 sq. ft., 18,000-seat stadium will be located at...


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