Across the country, Skanska projects and team members are regularly recognized with local and national awards. Below are our most recent honors:
Our sustainability commitment was recognized in November when the U.S. Green Building Council awarded our CEO Mike McNally its Leadership in the Private Sector Award “for being an unwavering and bold champion for USGBC and LEED in the face of continued attacks by special interest groups.”
Our recently completed Gold Line Bridge northeast of Los Angeles received five industry awards in 2013; Best Project in Southern California- ENR, 2013 Engineering Achievement Award- American Council of Engineering Companies, 2013 Project Achievement Award- Construction Management Association of America, Distinguished Project Award- Western Council of Construction Consumers, and Outstanding Public Civil Engineering Project, Transportation Over $10,000,000- American Society of Civil Engineers.
ENR Southeast named two Skanska projects to its list of 2013 Best Projects: Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Fla. (Best Healthcare Project), and the James B. Hunt Jr. Library at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. (Best Higher Education Project).
In New York City, our team’s Catskill/Delaware Ultraviolet Light Disinfection Facility won the 2013 Best New York Region Project Award in the water/environment category by ENR New York magazine. Additionally, the project is finalist for the best overall New York project award.
A panel of award-winning journalists (including a Pulitzer Prize winner) selected our blog, Constructive Thinking for one of the communications industry’s highest honors: Best Blog (Company/Organization) Gold, from the 2013 Bulldog Digital/Social PR Awards for Excellence in Online Communications.
Underpinning & Foundation Skanska was recently recognized with the Outstanding Safety Program award from ADSC, the International Association of Foundation Drilling. The award is given for exceptional safety achievements and is based on the recipient’s performance, improvement, procedures and standards, and overall commitment to safety. This is the Skanska’s second time being honored with this award.
In New York City, Skanska’s interiors work on New York University’s Elmer Holmes Bobst Library won an award of merit from ENR New York. Working on a tight three-month schedule, our team worked at night when the library was closed.
Our Bertschi School Science Classroom Addition in Seattle was named to the Best of Green Schools list, which is published by the U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools. In recognizing Bertschi, the USGBC noted that it is the first project in the world built to Living Building Challenge version 2.0 standards and in an urban setting.