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2011-05-31 15:43:00

CHICAGO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company's Chicago office will launch its 23rd annual Turner School of Construction Management training program beginning on June 14th for owners of minority- and women-business enterprises in the construction industry. 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 Construction...

2011-05-18 11:39:00

NEW YORK, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce the deployment of SketchUp Pro(TM), Google's premium 3-Dimensional model authoring tool and platform. Turner is using SketchUp Pro(TM) as a part of its standard "digital toolbox" to provide Building Information Modeling (BIM) related services on projects across the United States and around the world. Turner utilizes SketchUp Pro(TM) as a 3-D modeling tool due to its user-friendly interface and...

2011-05-03 08:01:00

DALLAS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Associated General Contractors of America recognized Turner Construction Company as one of the safest construction companies in the United States with a 2011 Construction Safety and Excellence Award (CSEA). This is the second time Turner, the nation's leading general builder, has received a first place finish in the "Over Four Million Work Hours" category. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/MM92140LOGO) "Turner's company-wide...

2011-04-27 11:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that it recently contracted with Brookfield Properties to provide general contracting services for the renovation of the retail mall in downtown Los Angeles. The project, recently branded as Fig at 7th, also launched http://figat7th.net/ this week. Located at 735 South Figueroa Street, the $23 million renovation is one of the ways that Turner Construction Company's Southern California...

2011-04-12 09:27:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Universal, a subsidiary of Turner Construction Company, today announced that the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recognized the Company's work on the Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN with the Pyramid Award in the Mega-Project category of ABC's Excellence in Construction Awards. The Middle Tennessee Medical Center is a 286-bed, 555,000 square foot facility which includes 12 operating rooms, 40 emergency...

2011-04-06 14:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee today unveiled the state-of-the-art Terminal 2 (T2) at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Turner Construction and Gensler renovated the 1954 terminal in a design-build partnership for $383 million, recycling 90% of the original building content, and created nearly 2,700 jobs. Registered with the United States Green Building Council, the terminal aims to be the first LEED Gold-certified terminal in the United States....

2011-04-01 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that Lori Ann Stevens, LEED® AP recently joined the San Diego business unit as a Senior Project Manager. In her new role, Ms. Stevens will be responsible for managing projects within Turner's Special Projects Division, as well as assisting with Business Development. In her 12-year career in the industry, Ms. Stevens has distinguished herself as an industry leader and has shared...

2011-03-24 09:34:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company in the Carolinas has achieved the significant milestone of four million hours worked without a lost-time injury. Safety is an integral part of Turner's business process and is a top priority for everyone who enters Turner's jobsites, from the executive leadership to the craftspeople working on our projects. "Working safely enables our employees and subcontractors to be able to go home safely to their families...

2011-03-23 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the region's preeminent public relations firms, Binger Communications, Inc. (www.BCIpr.com), is pleased to announce new additions to its client roster, including: Turner Construction Company, and Affirmed Housing Group. Additionally, BCI is continuing its long-term relationship with The Corky McMillin Companies and Liberty Station. The company's impressive list of clients demonstrates BCI's history, experience, and national reach. As the...

2011-03-21 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, San Diego is pleased to announce that its prominent Turner School of Construction Management commenced its first session of 2011 on February 24 at the New Central Library jobsite in downtown San Diego. This free series of classes is available to any company or individual in any segment of the construction industry, and is designed to educate subcontractors on the industry's newest technology and best practices. As...


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