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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Infrastructure Development’s annual meeting focuses on collaboration – and has a nice surprise

Infrastructure Development’s annual meeting focuses on collaboration – and has a nice surprise

Recently, our Infrastructure Development North America group held their annual meeting in Miami. As the public-private partnership (PPP) delivery method gains in popularity, the group focused on working together with other business units to continue moving our organization forward as OneSkanska.

Don’t miss these great blog posts!

Don’t miss these great blog posts!

If you didn’t visit blog.usa.skanska.com last week, the two posts published were Executive Q&A: Winning teams and meaningful relationships with Fred Hames, USA Building executive vice president, and a round-up of Safety Week and other May activities.

By using BIM to develop an innovative project solution, Underpinning and Foundation Skanska wins national award

By using BIM to develop an innovative project solution, Underpinning and Foundation Skanska wins national award

Underpinning and Foundation Skanska, USA Civil’s deep foundation specialty group, won the Project of the Year award from the Pile Driving Contractors Association for using building information modeling (BIM) to overcome the challenge of driving piles in a tight space at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In New York, reconstructing a Hurricane Sandy-battered waterfront concert landmark

In New York, reconstructing a Hurricane Sandy-battered waterfront concert landmark

Last October, Hurricane Sandy tore through the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on New York’s Long Island, severely damaging this historic venue that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Last Friday, thanks to the efforts of Skanska’s design-build team the 14,000-seat theater reopened for the season, hosting a concert by country superstars Rascal Flatts. The full story on the Hub website includes a link to one of the many TV news clips of the opening.

Why slushy machines, technology and green elements are essential parts of Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando

Why slushy machines, technology and green elements are essential parts of Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando

In a Modern Healthcare magazine story on our 633,000-square-foot Nemours Children’s Hospital project in Orlando, hospital officials note child-friendly aspects of the project. Click below to access a link to the story.

Our digital efforts to improve efficiency are featured in a Seattle publication

Our digital efforts to improve efficiency are featured in a Seattle publication

In an opinion piece published in Seattle’s Daily Journal of Commerce, Senior Project Manager Tony Hill writes about how technology is helping us more quickly provide a better building or infrastructure solution to our clients. Click below to access a link to the story.

Skanska team shortlisted for $2.1 billion Florida I-4 project

Skanska team shortlisted for $2.1 billion Florida I-4 project

The Florida Department of Transportation announced May 21 that Skanska’s “I-4 Mobility Partners” team – including Infrastructure Development North America and USA Civil – has been shortlisted for the roughly $2.1 billion I-4 Ultimate Project, a public-private partnership (PPP).

Through bootcamps, USA Building is advancing its scheduling capabilities

Through bootcamps, USA Building is advancing its scheduling capabilities

USA Building’s Scheduling Bootcamp is targeted to get project engineers, project managers and superintendents well-versed in scheduling basics, and to increase the scheduling capability of the entire USA Building organization.

Topping out at University of North Carolina hospital project

Topping out at University of North Carolina hospital project

Earlier this month, our team on the $157 million University of North Carolina Hospitals’ Hillsborough Campus project topped out construction on this greenfield project’s main building.

Don’t miss these great blog posts!

Don’t miss these great blog posts!

If you didn’t visit blog.usa.skanska.com last week, we published two posts: “Top 10 green building tips” by Beth Heider and “Prefab vs. modular construction – what’s the difference?” by Bill Flemming.