Skanska

Skanska USA announced that Johnny Ortiz has been promoted to regional vendor diversity manager of the Mid-Atlantic region and will support North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. metro operations. Ortiz will maintain Skanska's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Compliance Program and promote engagement with small, minority and women-owned enterprises.

Skanska announced the completion of the St. Petersburg Municipal Pier and Pier Approach situated in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, Fla. With breathtaking views of the waterfront, The Pier District includes a variety of dining and shopping options, interactive experiences, a spacious family park with a custom-built, million-dollar playground, fishing pier, art installations, beach area and more.

The Skanska-McCourt Joint Venture (Skanska US and McCourt Construction Co. ) started its work on the Massachusetts Department of Transportation's (MassDOT) nearly $204 million (total cost) rehabilitation of the Chelsea Viaduct Bridge in Boston, a project that began in April 2019.

A joint venture with Skanska, Burns & McDonnell and ECCO Enterprises is building CPV Valley Energy Center in Lower Hudson Valley, 65 mi. northwest of New York City. The combined cycle power facility will have a gross capacity of 675 mW, producing enough electricity for 600,000 homes and more than 400 commercial entities.

Skanska announced the official launch of its commercial development division in Los Angeles, alongside its first acquisition in the market, a fully-entitled commercial development site in Beverly Hills. Located at the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Almont Drive, 9000 Wilshire, once complete, will be a three-story, 40,000-sq.-ft.

Skanska, a global development and construction firm, has signed a long-term ground lease with JBG SMITH to develop an approximately 34,000 sq.-ft. land parcel for a ground-up, mixed-use development in Washington, D.C.'s Central Business District. Located at 1700 M St., NW, the site is well-positioned for trophy-class office space and unique retail opportunities in the prime Golden Triangle neighborhood within the Central Business District.

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and its customer Skanska have been testing the viability of the Electric Site research project over a 10-week span at Skanska's Vikan Kross quarry, near Gothenburg, Sweden. The results are now in and they are even better than expected.

Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska recently began testing the viability of its Electric Site concept. The system, which incorporates electric and autonomous Volvo machines, will run in a real production environment for 10 weeks – delivering an anticipated 95 percent reduction in carbon emissions and 25 percent reduction in total cost of operations.

After a five-year long planning process, Inspira Health Network broke ground on the new Inspira Medical Center in Mullica Hill, N.J., in May 2017. Over the last year, several union trades have been working together to build the facility, located just east of the intersection of Route 322 and Route 55 in Gloucester County.

Roberto Rodriguez is feeling proud. He's doing his part to complete the largest infrastructure project underway in the United States, the I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project, a $2.3 billion Public-Private Partnership (P3) project to redesign and reconstruct one of Florida's most vital highway systems.

 It has been known for years that construction giant Skanska has been involved with Loughborrough University and the 3D construction printing research being undertaken there, but this year several new conventional construction giants have moved into 3D construction printing.