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Monthly Archives: February 2015

USA Building promotions in California, Oregon and Texas

USA Building promotions in California, Oregon and Texas

In California, Raul Rosales was promoted to vice president/account manager; in Oregon, Jeff Fisher was promoted to senior director of business development; and in Texas, Chris Hillyer was promoted to vice president of preconstruction for the state and Linh Le was promoted to preconstruction executive director for Houston.

Video shares our outlook on evolving U.S. PPP market

Video shares our outlook on evolving U.S. PPP market

Executive Vice President Karl Reichelt talks with The Bond Buyer news website about how more states are adopting legislation enabling public-private partnerships, and the U.S. PPP market’s increasing diversity across sectors, including highways, bridges, tunnels, rail and water/wastewater. Click below to watch this video.

After nearly record snow, Boston projects work to dig themselves out

After nearly record snow, Boston projects work to dig themselves out

While cold and snow have recently hit significant parts of the U.S., no region has felt more of winter’s wrath than Boston: there, it has snowed about 102 inches – an incredible eight-and-a-half feet – mostly in a one-month period! That white deluge – and the accompanying deep freeze – paralyzed Beantown, and significantly challenged our teams trying to build amidst all that. Here, a few members of those teams reflect on how the snow impacted their projects.

Ethics Watch: Discriminating against others

Ethics Watch: Discriminating against others

At Skanska, our Code of Conduct sets the expectation that we treat others as we want to be treated. This month’s Ethics Watch describes how we dealt with an employee after we found that person to be discriminating against Hispanic employees.

More on Seop taxes

More on Seop taxes

If you missed last week’s webinar on Seop taxes, we’ve posted the recording, slides and other documentation on One.Skanska. If you did not attend the webinar and sold Seop shares in 2014, we recommend you view the presentation prior to preparing your taxes.

How Skanska did globally last year

How Skanska did globally last year

Skanska overall performed strongly last year, as reflected by our record-high share price and a decision by our board to raise the ordinary stock dividend. In this video, Skanska group CEO Johan Karlstrom and CFO Peter Wallin provide their perspectives on 2014.

Learn about our 2014 performance and 2015 priorities

Learn about our 2014 performance and 2015 priorities

To understand how Skanska USA did last year and learn of 2015 focus areas, don’t miss this short video featuring CEO Rich Cavallaro and CFO Leo Sinicin. Additionally, we’re sharing the end-of-year update from each U.S. business unit leader – Bill Flemming, Mike Cobelli, Mats Johansson and Karl Reichelt – so you can be knowledgeable about the highlights and opportunities throughout our construction and development units. These are great chances to be informed – and hopefully proud – about the work our teams are doing nationwide.

Shortlisted on $1.1 billion Georgia highway project

Shortlisted on $1.1 billion Georgia highway project

A Skanska-led joint venture is one of four consortiums shortlisted on a client-estimated $1.1 billion overhaul of the State Route 400/Interstate 285 interchange in metro Atlanta. The winning team will be responsible for design, construction and financing.

USA Civil promotes four long-time Southeast employees

USA Civil promotes four long-time Southeast employees

Executive Vice President Sal Taddeo announced that Stephen Davis has been promoted to vice president of estimating; Jay Erwin to vice president of operations; Tom Fulton to vice president of operations; and John Gray to senior vice president/commercial director.

McDonald’s among the latest owners exploring net-zero facilities

McDonald’s among the latest owners exploring net-zero facilities

McDonald’s is exploring creating net-zero energy fast-food restaurants, which would produce as much energy annually as they use. According to an ENR report, the fast-food giant is encouraged by the results of a Rocky Mountain Institute-led study exploring this concept. You might not think of McDonald’s as the type of company interested in a net-zero solution, so the question for us at Skanska is: Are we engaging with our clients as much as we could be to explore their green needs?