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Skanska renovates four subway stations in New York City, USA, for USD 150M, about SEK 1.3 billion

6/22/2017 8:30 AM CET
Skanska has signed a contract with New York City Transit for the improvements at four subway stations along the Astoria Line in the Borough of Queens in New York City, USA. The contract is worth USD 150M, about SEK 1.3 billion, which will be included in the US order bookings for the second quarter 2017.
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  • After the storm, rescuing this highway

    6/8/2017 10:04 AM CET
    One of southern California’s strongest storms in years washed away part of a critical highway, even causing a fire truck to fall off the roadway. Here is how we worked around the clock to get people’s journeys – and lives – back to normal.
    Article
  • Creating a royal residence for those with dementia

    6/2/2017 1:24 PM CET
    Meet SilviaBo, a new type of BoKlok home intended to help elderly people with dementia. BoKlok, the stylish yet affordable housing concept owned by Skanska and IKEA, created SilviaBo in partnership with H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden and her foundation.
    Article
  • A customer’s perspective on safety

    A customer’s perspective on safety

    5/10/2017 12:27 PM CET
    In this podcast, Karl Simons, the Head of Health, Safety, Security and Well-being at Thames Water, which provides 15 million customers in the UK with water and wastewater services, shares his perspectives on safety, health and well-being with Dylan Roberts, the Director of Health and Safety for Skanska in the UK.
    Article
  • How a healthy workplace can benefit you

    How a healthy workplace can benefit you

    5/8/2017 10:28 PM CET
    It’s not just people that should be healthy – buildings should be healthy too. Through the quality of air, light, views and more, and the overall experience, healthy buildings help people be their best.  What are the buildings in which you spend time doing for you?
    Article
  • Virtual training, real benefits

    Virtual training, real benefits

    4/27/2017 12:33 PM CET
    A new virtual reality (VR) training solution developed by Skanska in the UK is bringing many benefits to teaching how to inspect trenches, formwork and other temporary works on construction sites: these advantages include improved efficiency, safety and flexibility. This solution supports the 2017 Skanska Safety Week theme of Plan-Do-Check-Act.
    Article
  • A fresh perspective on leadership

    A fresh perspective on leadership

    3/30/2017 11:53 AM CET
    Managing legal risks as Skanska AB’s General Counsel and being part of the Senior Executive Team guiding our operations in 11 countries are among the new responsibilities of Caroline Fellenius-Omnell. In this question and answer on leadership and careers, Caroline speaks of the importance of transparency, empowerment, values, having a mentor and more.
    Article
  • Steps toward gender equality

    Steps toward gender equality

    3/8/2017 9:56 AM CET
    What can you do to help women advance in their careers? There are opportunities for all of us to move society forward in this key way, and International Women’s Day – on March 8 – reminds us of that with its #BeBoldForChange theme. Here, some of Skanska’s top leaders share what they are doing to drive gender equality, and what are next steps to be taken.
    Article
  • "I want people to have the careers they want"

    "I want people to have the careers they want"

    3/8/2017 9:48 AM CET
    For International Women's Day, Tiina Koppinen, Skanska Finland Executive Vice President, shares insights and actions on helping women move ahead. In her role, she is a member of that Business Unit's Management Team and is responsible for business in eastern, central and northern Finland.
    Article
  • “If our industry is to progress, it needs to take gender equality seriously”

    “If our industry is to progress, it needs to take gender equality seriously”

    3/8/2017 9:47 AM CET
    For International Women’s Day, Mike Putnam, Skanska UK Business Unit President, shares insights and actions on helping women move ahead. In his role, Mike oversees all aspects of Skanska’s UK business, which is comprised of 5,400 employees.
    Article
  • “We need to continue to change conversations”

    “We need to continue to change conversations”

    3/8/2017 9:47 AM CET
    For International Women’s Day, Ivette Vanas, Skanska USA Building’s Corporate Senior Vice President of Risk Management, shares insights and actions on helping women move ahead. Ivette is the first female member of that Business Unit’s Senior Leadership Team.
    Article

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