List/Grid

Yearly Archives: 2014

On our blog: How you can improve how building information is shared

On our blog: How you can improve how building information is shared

In this blog post, read about how Skanska has spearheaded the creation of the Construction PDF Coalition to develop industry-wide standards for construction documentation PDFs. The group – including Senior Project Engineer Kyle Hughes – aims to reduce the amount of time project teams spend digesting information.

Building green careers

Building green careers

Green building doesn’t only improve the built environment – it betters people too. With green, people stretch their skills in any number of ways to develop the best green solutions. On its blog, the U.S. Green Building Council recently featured the stories of four of our green experts.

Check your unit’s third-quarter Seop forecast

Check your unit’s third-quarter Seop forecast

If you are a Skanska Employee Ownership Program (Seop) participant, you can check the third-quarter forecasted performance of your business unit toward its annual financial targets by clicking below. Also, remember that Seop open enrollment is ongoing through February 28.

Don’t miss this Mike McNally tribute video

Don’t miss this Mike McNally tribute video

Last month at a special dinner in New York to honor Mike McNally upon his retirement as Skanska USA’s CEO, we surprised him with this video. It features friends from throughout his career – as well as his family – sharing some of their favorite memories and descriptions of him. It ends on the lighter side, with bloopers from some of the Skanska videos he’s made. Click below to view.

Ethics Watch: Handling a hostile work environment

Ethics Watch: Handling a hostile work environment

What would you do if being harassed by a supervisor? In our inaugural Ethics Watch, an offending supervisor was terminated because he wasn’t representing Skanska’s values.

Starting this year, an even bigger spotlight on ethics and safety

Starting this year, an even bigger spotlight on ethics and safety

From Rich Cavallaro, Skanska USA President and CEO: Welcome to the first Hub of the new year. I want to let you all know that we’re launching two publications: one on safety and one on ethics. These topics are key priorities for me, and areas where we can always be learning.

We’ve sold our first Seattle development project

We’ve sold our first Seattle development project

Skanska has sold Stone34, our first Seattle commercial development project, to a joint venture between Unico Properties and the Laird Norton Company for approximately $70 million. Also, our second Seattle development project is now half leased, thanks to a recent deal.

Expanding our Boeing presence

Expanding our Boeing presence

We have signed an $82 million contract with Boeing to build their Commercial Airplane Decorative Paint Facility in Charleston, S.C., extending our service to this premier client for which we have a long relationship with in the Seattle area.

CEO letter: Momentum is building

CEO letter: Momentum is building

In his quarterly letter to employees, Skanska group CEO Johan Karlstrom reviews our strong third-quarter performance, including 27 percent growth in global operating income. He also emphasizes what is necessary for our company to continue succeeding: this includes closely monitoring risk, ensuring that our projects provide opportunities to the surrounding communities, and never relenting on our safety focus.

New at the top

New at the top

In the latest Coast to Coast magazine, get to know Rich Cavallaro, Skanska USA’s incoming CEO, and Mike Cobelli, the incoming CEO of USA Civil. Also, look back on the legacy of retiring Skanska USA CEO Mike McNally, and learn about our I-4 Ultimate public-private partnership project in Florida. A hard copy has been mailed to your home.