Fort Detrick, MD (PRWEB) March 17, 2013
Turner Construction Company recently completed the design-build repair and replacement of an existing chiller plant, as well as the installation of a new chilled water system with N+1 redundancy to service the USAMRIID headquarters located at Fort Detrick, MD. This project was awarded as part of an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract managed by USACE Huntsville District, and due to the Turner project team’s excellence in construction and service to the customer, they were recently awarded five additional task order contracts at the base. These contracts involve similar types of renovation, repair and upgrade to the existing systems at Fort Detrick, bringing them up to current codes and ensuring their energy efficiency / sustainability over the life of the building.
“Turner is honored to be working to upgrade and maintain the facilities at Fort Detrick that support the growth, development, and advancement of our nation’s military and technological forces,” said Chris Jahrling, Vice President and General Manager of Turner’s Federal Services Group. “I would like to commend our project team on site for providing excellence in service to our client and continuing to deepen our relationship with the US Army Corps of Engineers. We are all looking forward to getting started on the next project and continuing to deliver the utmost in service to our nation’s military.”
About Turner Construction Company
Turner 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 1200 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, telecommunications, 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 http://www.turnerconstruction.com.
HOCHTIEF is one of the leading international providers of construction-related services. With more than 80,000 employees and a sales volume of EUR 23.28 billion in FY 2011, the company is represented in all the world‘s major markets. With its core competencies in development, building and operation, the Group delivers services for the entire life cycle of infrastructure projects, real estate and facilities. The focus of the related business activities is on four strategic areas: energy infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, major cities, and resources. With its subsidiary Leighton (HOCHTIEF share around 54 percent), the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at http://www.hochtief.com/press.