TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to be at the top of several of Engineering News-Record's (ENR) recently released 2011 Top Contractors rankings. The weekly trade magazine provides annual rankings based on revenue in several construction categories. ENR's rankings confirm that Turner Construction Company is the number one general builder and green contractor in the nation.
ENR is the nation's leading construction trade magazine, providing business and technical news to construction industry professionals. In the recently-released 2011 lists, Turner Construction Company is ranked as the top construction firm in six categories, and among the top five firms in eight additional categories. The firm is ranked number one in the categories of general building, education, healthcare, correctional facilities, pharmaceuticals, and green contractors. With 1345 staff accredited by a third party (such as the USGBC) as knowledgeable in the practices of green construction, Turner Construction Company has more than twice the personnel of all other construction firms who are dedicated to building sustainably. Turner Construction Company is also ranked among the top five contractors in the categories of sports facilities, data centers, commercial offices, airports, telecommunications, semiconductors, industrial process, and hotels, motels, & convention centers.
Shawn Rosenberger, Vice President and General Manager of Turner Construction Company, Arizona, said, "We are very pleased to be at the top of ENR's prestigious rankings. We are especially proud to be at the top of the Green Contractor rankings, as we believe that it is our responsibility to build sustainably, as exemplified by Colonel Smith Middle School at Fort Huachuca, the first net zero energy school in Arizona."
Turner Construction Company is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902 in New York City, Turner has 5,200 employees worldwide and works on 1,200 projects each year, for an annual construction volume of $8 billion. As the largest general builder in the United States, Turner ranks first or second in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company, and one of the world's leading international construction service providers. For more information, please visit www.turnerconstruction.com.
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