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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Getting greener

Getting greener

Advancing one spot from last year, Skanska ranked sixth in ENR magazine’s latest Top 100 Green Contractors list.

Commercial Development’s Big Day

Commercial Development’s Big Day

Skanska’s Commercial Development unit celebrated milestones in two cities last Thursday: In Boston, Mayor Tom Menino joined our team in breaking ground for our $126 million 101 Seaport (formerly Parcel L1) office tower, and in Arlington, Va., the entire Arlington County Board joined our 1776 Wilson Boulevard team in proclaiming that project as the first in the county to attain Platinum certification under version 3 of LEED’s Core and Shell rating system.

Important information about the new health insurance marketplaces

Important information about the new health insurance marketplaces

While the new health insurance marketplaces brought about by the federal Affordable Care Act and opening October 1 will likely not impact you as a Skanska employee, we provide more information on OneSkanska.

Sharing and learning the best of BIM

Sharing and learning the best of BIM

In early September, Skanska USA was honored to host Skanska’s annual Global BIM Summit, which was an opportunity for our BIM practitioners and evangelists to share best practices, discuss lessons learned and collaborate on the future of BIM/VDC.

Easing Tampa’s commute

Easing Tampa’s commute

Aided by a fleet of new Cat equipment and smart green solutions, our $215.4 million Interstate 275 design-build project in Tampa includes demolishing 19 bridges, constructing 18 bridges and widening three bridges.

Skanska is supporting – literally – Wednesday’s rocket launch to the International Space Station

Skanska is supporting – literally – Wednesday’s rocket launch to the International Space Station

When the 265-ton Antares rocket lifts off Wednesday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, it’ll be blasting off from a launch pad supported by a foundation supplied by Skanska’s Bayshore Concrete Products.

In California, Skanska team shortlisted for $900 million PPP highway project

In California, Skanska team shortlisted for $900 million PPP highway project

Skanska’s team – including Infrastructure Development North America and USA Civil – is one of four shortlisted for the $900 million Accelerated Regional Transportation Improvements (ARTI) public-private partnership (PPP) highway project in Los Angeles.

How we’re using technology to manage 40,000 drawings in Sweden

How we’re using technology to manage 40,000 drawings in Sweden

This article explains how Bluebeam Revu is helping Skanska’s team on the $2 billion New Karolinska Solna hospital in Sweden manage the project’s 40,000 drawings and other information.

In the news: Texas’ King High School

In the news: Texas’ King High School

Our team’s work on the new H.M. King High School in Kingsville, Texas – southwest of Corpus Christi – was recently featured in a local news story.

Making sense of the new LEED

Making sense of the new LEED

When it’s launched in November, LEED version 4 will be the most thorough overhaul of this green building rating system since its inception. This Architectural Record story is a valuable overview of what to expect.