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Monthly Archives: January 2015

See our latest Skanska Unlimited participants

See our latest Skanska Unlimited participants

Click below to see which Skanska USA employees are spending roughly three- to six months abroad as part of our Skanska Unlimited employee exchange program, and which employees from elsewhere will be joining us in the U.S. The next program is launching in April.

$93 million California highway contract award

$93 million California highway contract award

A Skanska-led joint venture has signed a contract with the California Department of Transportation to improve State Route 58 near Hinkley, Calif. The total contract is worth $116 million, and our 80 percent share of the project is worth $93 million.

New role for USA Building’s Bryant Farland

New role for USA Building’s Bryant Farland

USA Building has promoted Bryant Farland to be managing director of strategic projects, a new role reporting to Corporate Senior Vice President Ken Sigel as part of the Project Planning Services group.

On our blog: It’s not exactly rocket science

On our blog: It’s not exactly rocket science

The worlds of space travel and construction don’t often mix, except for highly specialized work. But Vice President Steve Clem recently had the opportunity to present about sustainability and resiliency at a joint NASA/European Space Agency conference. For Clem, whose first career goal was to become an astronaut, this was a tremendously rewarding and enriching experience.

And the winner of our quiz contest is…

And the winner of our quiz contest is…

We hope you found our Skanska USA leadership quiz to be both informative and entertaining! Out of those who answered at least 10 of the 15 questions correctly, the randomly selected winner of the $200 Skanska Store credit is Sean Silos, a project controls engineer from our Riverside, Calif., office. Click below for the full list of questions and answers.

The Skanska brand? Your opinion counts!

The Skanska brand? Your opinion counts!

In addition to the U.S. employee survey we launched last week, Skanska is also kicking off our global brand survey. The brand survey is shared with both employees and key external audiences to help us understand how Skanska is perceived in our markets. Please make every effort to take both surveys. Click below to access the One.Skanska home page, which has the link to the brand survey displayed in the upper right corner, and information on the employee survey displayed as the top news story.

Ethics Watch: Borrowing money from a vendor

Ethics Watch: Borrowing money from a vendor

Relationships are very important in business. But when are you going too far? This month’s Ethics Watch explains why we had to terminate an employee after that person asked for – and accepted – money for personal uses from a vendor.

By sharing your innovative ideas, other teams can benefit

By sharing your innovative ideas, other teams can benefit

While our teams innovate every day, that work can have a much bigger impact if it’s shared with the rest of our company. Please send examples of innovative work – which can involve technology, a process or anything – to USACommunications@skanska.com, and we’ll share the best in upcoming issues of Coast to Coast and through other communication channels.

In Boston, Dallas and Nashville, USA Building advances key people

In Boston, Dallas and Nashville, USA Building advances key people

USA Building has promoted the following leaders: Bryan Northrop to senior vice president/account manager in Boston, Eric Bunner to vice president/account manager in Dallas, and Dennis Georgatos to vice president/account manager in Nashville. Additionally, Suki Murphy has joined our Boston office as a project executive.

More than just sports: Entertainment projects now part of our Sports COE

More than just sports: Entertainment projects now part of our Sports COE

What was our Sports Center of Excellence has broadened its focus to include such entertainment projects as convention centers, performing arts venues and outdoor amphitheaters, necessitating a new name for itself: the Sports & Entertainment Center of Excellence. Now for this expanded range of projects, this COE continues to provide specialized support regarding pursuits, best practices, personnel and branding.