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Texas Women in Construction — Meet Kaisha Plambeck of Skanska USA

Kaisha Plambeck offers a very succinct answer when asked what she likes about being in the construction world — "I really get to be myself." The Texas native who once dreamed of a career in design has found both comfort and success as a senior project engineer at Skanska USA and could not be happier....


Skanska Promotes Joe Lindemann to VP of Operations

Skanska USA has announced that Joe Lindemann, an industry veteran with 38 years of experience in commercial construction, has been promoted to vice president of operations in north Texas. Lindemann, who is based in Skanska's north Texas office, joined the company in 1983 as a laborer and was most recently a project executive – field operations....


Embracing Industry Careers — Women Gaining Ground in Titles, Respect, Awareness

When her husband became ill in the late 1850s, Emily Roebling served as field engineer and took the Brooklyn Bridge to its completion. She also made history as one of the first documented women in construction....


Trauma Safety Strap Enhances Fall Protection for Construction Workers

A trauma safety strap that attaches to a harness construction workers wear on the job enhances fall protection for workers. 3M of St. Paul, Minn., the company that makes the Fall Protection Suspension Safety Strap, is now including it with all harnesses it sells....


Sally Damages Pensacola Bridge: Forces Closure, Delays Re-Opening

Hurricanes are often erratic by nature and their movements can be hard to predict. The amount of destruction they inflict on United States' coastal areas also is difficult to foresee. A perfect example recently could be found in last month's Hurricane Sally....


Skanska Crews Break Ground on Audubon Metals Plant

Crews from Skanska, USA broke ground on the newest facility at the Audubon Metals Texas Plant project. Audubon reached an agreement with officials in Corsicana and Navarro County to build the facility there by investing $50 million....


Skanska One Year Out From Completing Pensacola Bay Bridges Project

In an effort to improve overall traffic flow, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is in the midst of replacing the aging Sen. Philip D. Beall Sr. Memorial Bridge (Pensacola Bay Bridge) connecting the cities of Pensacola and Gulf Breeze via U.S....


Port of Entry Project Will Be 'Clean, Green and Smart'

As part of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) state Route 11 (SR-11)/Otay Mesa East Port of Entry project, crews from Skanska US Civil are constructing the final segment of the future toll road SR-11 and the southbound connector ramps, linking southbound State Route 125 (SR-125) to eastbound SR-11 and eastbound state Route 905 (SR-905)....


Georgia Tech Goes Green With New Building

Nearing completion after two years of construction, the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design sets the bar for green buildings by becoming the first structure in the state certified under the Living Building Challenge, the world's most rigorous green building certification standard....


Thackray Assists With N.J. Medical Center Construction

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....






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