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Mortenson Construction and Siemens consortium wins over CAD 800 HVDC contract in Canada

October 22, 2014

Image: The picture shows the converter station of a comparable project in Australia. Photo: Courtesy of Siemens. As part of a consortium, Siemens Canada was selected to design, supply and install the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) equipment and buildings required for the Bipole III HVDC Project's two converter stations for Manitoba Hydro. In a consortium with Mortenson Construction, Siemens will be supplying...

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'Future Leaders' Model Mentorship, Tech Integration

October 20, 2014

Photo Credit: Chicago Building Congress Andy Stapleton and Jen Suerth receive the Chicago Building Congress Future Leader Award of Honor Story Excerpt: ...CBC's Future Leaders committee had independently chosen Andrew Stapleton and Jennifer Suerth as recipients of the awards, both because of their shared drive for excellence, their record of achievement on complex projects, their leadership in...

By: ROB MCMANAMY, Burnham Works
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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital raises final beam on North Pavilion

October 10, 2014

Photo Credit: Laura Pavin, Sun-Times Media Story Excerpt: ...Getting to this point with the pavilion took about four months, according to Larry Arndt, general manager of health care for Mortenson Construction.   “By Christmas of this year, we’ll have the building fully enclosed — so the walls, the exterior walls will be up, the windows will be on and the roof will be done,”...

By: Laura Pavin, Sun-Times Media
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A Model of Precision: Producer manufactures complex precast elements using BIM.

October 10, 2014

Slide Show: Click image above! Article Excerpt: “We knew that by using structural and architectural precast, we could meet the deadline with fewer jobsite quality issues,” says Andy Frank, construction executive for Mortenson. Mortenson was an early adopter of BIM technology in 2005, when the contractor began using the tool as part of its virtual design and construction approach. The company...

By: Shelby O. Mitchell, The Concrete Producer
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Mortenson Team Members Selected as Chicago Building Congress Future Leaders

October 01, 2014

Congratulations to two of Mortenson’s finest on their selection as Future Leader Award of Honor Recipients from the Chicago Building Congress! Jen Sureth and Andy Stapleton were selected for the award by an impartial Chicago Building Congress committee based upon their leadership qualities, past successes, and the potential for an exceptional amount of growth. Andy Stapleton, LEED AP – Andy...

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Mortenson Begins Construction for EDF Renewable Energy and Microsoft’s Pilot Hill Wind Project

October 01, 2014

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), Microsoft Corporation and Mortenson Construction celebrated the launch of the Pilot Hill Wind Project with a groundbreaking ceremony on October 1, 2014. Located 60 miles southwest of Chicago in Kankakee and Iroquois counties, the 175 megawatt (MW) wind project is expected to begin commercial operation early in 2015. More than 100 people attended the ceremony including U.S. Rep....