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Monthly Archives: September 2012

$49.7 million schools contract award in Washington

$49.7 million schools contract award in Washington

Skanska has signed a $49.7 million contract with the Clover Park School District to build two new elementary schools on the grounds of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, near Lakewood, Wash.

$88 million healthcare contract award in Texas

$88 million healthcare contract award in Texas

Skanska has signed an $88 million design/bid/build contract with the United States Army Corps of Engineers to construct the third phase of the Lackland Ambulatory Care Center project at Joint Base San Antonio (Lackland) in San Antonio, Texas. Skanska is currently building the second phase of this project.

Skanska USA wins six awards at management meeting

Skanska USA wins six awards at management meeting

Skanska USA brought home six prestigious awards last week from the 10th annual awards ceremony at the Skanska Management Meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Skanska’s innovative ways featured in Forbes column

Skanska’s innovative ways featured in Forbes column

Mike McNally and Bill Fleming talk to Forbes magazine about how and why Skanska puts a priority on innovating, despite operating in an industry known for a lack of innovation.

USA Building represented at Clinton Global Summit

USA Building represented at Clinton Global Summit

Beth Heider, a senior vice president with Skanska USA Building and chairwoman of the U.S. Green Building Council, spoke September 24 at the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual meeting at the request of President Clinton. Her panel at the event, which was held in New York City, explored the engagement of women in the building industry.

Groundbreaking for EF Education First headquarters in Boston

Groundbreaking for EF Education First headquarters in Boston

EF Education First, a provider of language, travel and education services, broke ground last week on a new $66.5 million, 300,000-square-foot facility to serve as its expanded North American headquarters. The site is prominently located in the North Point area of Cambridge, Mass.

Medical Construction & Design Features Skanska

Medical Construction & Design Features Skanska

The latest issue of Medical Construction & Design features coverage of Skanska’s renovation of New York’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on page 8, as well as an editorial on public-private partnerships written by Healthcare Center of Excellence Senior Vice President Andrew Quirk on page 42.

USA Civil Hosts Family Safety Day

USA Civil Hosts Family Safety Day

On September 15, USA Civil hosted Family Safety Day at its office in Queens, N.Y. Skanska employees came to the event – some bringing their children – to learn important safety tips directly from Skanska’s Safety Council, police and fire departments and The Alley Pond Environmental Center.

Queen of Sweden Visits 11th Street Bridge Project

Queen of Sweden Visits 11th Street Bridge Project

On September 20, the 11th Street Bridge project in Washington, D.C., hosted Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, the Swedish ambassador to the U.S. and local high school students. The event was part of Infrastructure Development’s work with The Mentor Foundation USA, founded by Queen Silvia.

Skanska to Build Power Plant in the Northeast

Skanska to Build Power Plant in the Northeast

Skanska has signed a contract with a confidential client for a power plant project in the Northeast. Skanska’s part of the joint venture is approximately $200 million.