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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Can this Web app help your project?

Can this Web app help your project?

The most important elements of social networking sites are their ability to share media, post comments and store all that data and more as a permanent web record. The same can be said for web tools that manage a construction site. The new web application FieldLens aims to become the Facebook of project management services.

Skanska’s greenest projects

Skanska’s greenest projects

Learn about best green practices and features from this list of some of Skanska’s greenest projects from around the world; the list has links to case studies. Two Skanska USA projects are included: the Bertschi School Science Classroom Addition in Seattle and the 14th and Everett project in Portland, Ore.

L.A. Expo project halfway complete without a lost-time injury

L.A. Expo project halfway complete without a lost-time injury

Our team’s $547 million Los Angeles Exposition Line Phase 2 transit project recently celebrated two milestones: reaching the halfway point in construction and working more than one million hours without a lost-time injury. Way to go!

Our teams continue to be recognized for great work

Our teams continue to be recognized for great work

Skanska projects nationwide continue to win prestigious awards. Our latest projects to be recognized include New York’s Catskill/Delaware Ultraviolet Light Disinfection Facility, D.C.’s NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction, L.A.’s I-210 Gold Line Bridge and Florida’s University of Florida Health Shands Medical Office Building at Springhill.

Shimmering in Philadelphia

Shimmering in Philadelphia

Skanska is helping install Philadelphia’s newest piece of public art, a “Shimmer Wall” on the facade of the $24.8 million expansion we’re building for The Franklin Institute science museum.

Our coast-to-coast Verizon coverage

Our coast-to-coast Verizon coverage

Under a new national master services agreement with Verizon, Skanska is handling smaller-scale renovations, fit-outs, and infrastructure and capital energy upgrades for the communications giant’s offices and retail spaces. We expect this work to exceed $30 million this year, growing to $75 million in 2014.

Order Skanska holiday gifts by October 31 to get 10 percent off

Order Skanska holiday gifts by October 31 to get 10 percent off

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are almost here, but it’s already time to start thinking about gifts for our clients and partners. Our vendor HDS is offering Skanska a 10 percent discount on all orders processed by October 31.

Next Stretch participants named, and learn more from current participants

Next Stretch participants named, and learn more from current participants

Congratulations to our six Skanska USA colleagues who were selected to participate in the Stretch leadership development program, and hear what the experience is like from our colleagues abroad in the U.K. and Sweden.

Open enrollment is underway

Open enrollment is underway

Be sure to take time to make your 2014 benefits selections – more information is on OneSkanska.

Groundbreaking for our second Seattle office development

Groundbreaking for our second Seattle office development

Skanska broke ground last week on our 13-story 400 Fairview office tower, our second commercial development project to start construction in Seattle.