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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Thriving as a woman in construction

Thriving as a woman in construction

In this Philadelphia Business Journal article, Lindsey Glasgow, USA Building project engineer, talks about her path to construction and what it’s like working as a woman in this industry.

Beyond the jobsite: safety in action

Beyond the jobsite: safety in action

These three stories share how individuals used the safety training they received through Skanska – as well as quick thinking, diligence and bravery – to save the lives of others, both on and off the job.

New video showcases this fascinating Washington-state USA Civil project

New video showcases this fascinating Washington-state USA Civil project

Don’t miss this new video explaining one of our most fascinating projects: USA Civil’s $35 million Lower Baker Dam Floating Surface Collector in Washington state.

In Virginia Beach, building over a pond

In Virginia Beach, building over a pond

Our recently completed Tidewater Community College Virginia Beach Student Center – built in the middle of a five-acre storm water retention pond – has great examples of innovation and One Skanska solutions.

On our blog, a personal safety viewpoint

On our blog, a personal safety viewpoint

Jeff Seymore from Industrial Contractors Skanska shares his views on our blog about advancing safety from complying with rules to developing a safety culture. Additionally, on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter we shared some great project photos and web links to industry articles.

In Miami, another topping out for Florida International University

In Miami, another topping out for Florida International University

Skanska’s South Florida office recently topped out its third project for repeat client Florida International University in Miami, the Academic Health Center 5 project.

Heavy lifting at D.C.’s 11th Street Bridge

Heavy lifting at D.C.’s 11th Street Bridge

The final major pieces of USA Civil’s 11th Street Corridor Design-Build Project are being lifted into place – piece by multi-ton piece.

E2L research topics point to Skanska USA’s challenges – and opportunities

E2L research topics point to Skanska USA’s challenges – and opportunities

The 35 Skanska team members in this year’s Executive to Leader (E2L) training program undertook fascinating research on topics important to our company: core values desired by owners, defining safety excellence, leveraging PCI Skanska, winning PPPs and USA Commercial Development’s next steps.

In Orlando, Nemours Children’s Hospital achieves LEED Gold

In Orlando, Nemours Children’s Hospital achieves LEED Gold

Achieving LEED is challenging for healthcare facilities, yet our $252 million Nemours Children’s Hospital project in Orlando recently attained LEED Gold. Our local team’s green culture and a unique Styrofoam recycling machine helped reach this goal.

Skanska spearheading industry group to accelerate the paperless jobsite movement

Skanska spearheading industry group to accelerate the paperless jobsite movement

Skanska is leading a new group of major U.S. contractors that are working to develop standards to help the building industry more efficiently communicate and collaborate with PDF documents.