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First superspan gantry installed on M25

23/08/2013

The first superspan gantry has been lifted into place on the M25.

Peterborough City Council signs highways contract with Skanska

18/09/2013

Peterborough City Council has signed a 10-year contract with Skanska for the provision of highway maintenance services.

Somerset County Council extends highways contract with Skanska

08/11/2013

Somerset County Council has extended its highways maintenance contract with Skanska for another year.

Skanska to start work on M1 Junction 19

11/12/2013

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has approved a £190 million project that will see Skanska start work on the M1 junction improvement scheme in January 2014.  

Skanska launches recruitment drive

26/02/2014

Skanska wants people with technical and design skills to join its growing highways team in Bristol.

New contracts lead to Skanska recruitment drive

22/04/2014

Skanska is set to create around 1,500 jobs in the UK as it looks to complete a number of rail, water, building and roads contracts.

Cameron and Osborne visit M1 improvement project

23/04/2014

Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne visited Skanska’s M1 Junction 19 improvement project yesterday (22 April).

Street light upgrade to finish early

12/05/2014

A scheme to upgrade Surrey’s street lights is set to finish a year ahead of schedule.

Highways acquisition lifts Skanska’s profits

13/05/2014

The acquisition of Atkins Highways Services helped Skanska’s UK construction business record a significant jump in revenue in the first quarter of 2014.

Professional Concrete awarded contract to supply Skanska

14/05/2014

Professional Concrete Pumping (formerly Pochins) has been awarded a two-year sole supplier contract for Skanska which will include work on the £191 million M1 junction 19 improvement project.

Patching dragon used on UK roads

26/06/2014

A Swedish patcher known as ‘the dragon’ is being trialled on UK highway maintenance jobs.

Final section of M25 ‘smart motorway’ completed early

10/11/2014

Skanska Balfour Beatty, a construction joint venture working on behalf of Connect Plus for the Highways Agency, has completed a £1.3bn upgrade of the M25 motorway 36 weeks ahead of schedule.

Balfour and Skanska JV lands M25 upgrade

18/12/2014

The joint venture of Balfour Beatty and Skanska, has been selected for a £55m scheme to upgrade junction 30 of the M25.

Oxfordshire highways team helps get toads out of a hole

19/05/2015

Volunteers from Skanska’s highways maintenance team have scoured roadsides near Oxford to help vulnerable amphibians reach their breeding grounds safely.

Costain/Skanska JV awarded £600m A14 improvement scheme contract

03/06/2015

A Costain/Skanska joint venture will deliver two of the three sections of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme after being awarded a £600 million contract by Highways England.

Senior management changes at Skanska

05/06/2015

Skanska has strengthened its senior management team after making a number of promotions from within.

New equipment designed to protect road workers

15/06/2015

Self-standing stop and go boards fitted with cameras and warning signs will be used in Somerset in an effort to protect road workers.

Skanska wins extended highways contract

23/06/2015

Skanska’s highways maintenance and improvement contract with Bath & North Somerset Council (BaNES) has been extended for a further three years.

Street lighting upgrade for Gloucestershire

17/08/2015

Skanska will upgrade almost 55,000 standard street lanterns to LEDs after being awarded a 12-year contract by Gloucestershire County Council.

Skanska starts LED lighting upgrade in Gloucestershire

17/11/2015

Work to install 55,000 energy-saving LED street lights throughout Gloucestershire has started.

Skanska joins £250m West Sussex highways framework

04/02/2016

Skanska has won a place on West Sussex County Council’s £250 million highways framework.

Skanska wins highways contract with North Somerset Council

16/02/2016

Skanska has been awarded a £16 million two-year contract to maintain roads on behalf of North Somerset Council.

Stop and go boards fitted with CCTV cameras

29/02/2016

Stop and go boards have been fitted with CCTV cameras in an effort to protect operatives working on roads in Oxfordshire.

Dragon unleashed on Oxfordshire’s potholes

30/03/2016

Oxfordshire County Council has deployed a new weapon in its battle against potholes – a ‘Dragon’.

Skanska upgrading street lights in Gloucestershire

06/04/2016

Skanska has officially taken over the general maintenance of Gloucestershire County Council’s entire street lighting portfolio.

FLI help to install fuel price signs on M5

21/07/2016

FLI Structures installed the structures and foundations for four real time fuel price signs on the M5.

Alliance starts work at Hinkley Point C

19/09/2016

The Somerset Infrastructure Alliance (SIA) – which is made up of Skanska, RK Bell and Forest Traffic Services – has started work on the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project.

Industry reacts to Autumn Statement

24/11/2016

The industry has given its reaction to Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement.

Contractors to deliver £500m civils deal on behalf of TfL

05/01/2017

Costain, Morgan Sindall and Skanska will deliver £500 million worth of improvements to the capital's road network on behalf of Transport for London (TfL).

Skanska wins Somerset roads deal

19/01/2017

Skanska has been awarded a contract to maintain the roads on behalf of Somerset County Council.

Shadow minister highlighting roadworker safety

21/02/2017

Stemming the tide of violence and abuse aimed at workers maintaining Britain’s roads and the innovations being introduced to speed up road repairs across the country is the focus of a visit by Shadow Road Minister Daniel Zeichner to contractors in Cambridgeshire.

And then there were two on £1bn Silvertown Tunnel deal

16/03/2018

The race to secure a £1bn contract to build the Silvertown Tunnel project in east London has narrowed to just two bidders after a joint venture between Skanska and Austrian outfit Strabag withdrew.

Infrastructure sector shows its colours celebrating pride month

06/07/2018

From flags to cupcakes, all month companies have been celebrating diversity in support for the LGBT community.

Skanska set to bag £282m junction deal

08/03/2019

Skanska looks set to secure a £282m contract to upgrade the M42 at Junction 6 near Birmingham, according to reports.

Skanska to launch first local trial of graphene in asphalt

08/11/2019

Skanska is leading what is thought to be the first ever local road trial of graphene material in asphalt.

Skanska kicks off regional partnerships with £143m M42 scheme

14/01/2020

Skanska has signed a £143m contract to deliver an improvement scheme on M42 Junction 6 under Highways England's new Regional Delivery Partnership procurement.

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