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2011-10-20 12:00:00

Outer Structure of Tilt-Wall Construction Project Completed Dallas (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 Amidst a number of interested onlookers, a 250-ton crane began hoisting 54 massive three-story concrete tilt-wall panels for a new, state-of-the-art facility for a large high-tech campus located in Farmerâs Branch. Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder and a leader in tilt-wall construction, completed the outer structure of the 140,000 square foot concrete...

2011-08-01 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce the launch of construction at Garfield Senior High School. In 2007, a fire destroyed Garfield Senior High's historic auditorium, leaving thousands of students without an auditorium for four years. After years of anticipation from the community, this $40 million renovation will provide new, state-of-the-art facilities featuring architectural elements from the historic 1924 building. The new...

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...

2011-07-06 11:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded a tenant improvement project for JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the world's leading financial services firms. Turner's Southern California office will complete the build-out of JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Century City office space in the Century Plaza Towers high-rise. With an owner eager to get the project underway, Turner commenced construction in April 2011,...

2011-06-20 11:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The DPR-Turner Construction Company joint venture is pleased to announce that it will break ground today on a 140-bed, five-story acute care Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) hospital in Temecula, California. The groundbreaking ceremony will be at the construction site at 31700 Temecula Parkway today at 2:30 pm. Featured speakers include Marc D. Miller, President of Universal Health Services, Inc. and Temecula city officials. Designed...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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