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Feb 18, 2014, 09:00 ET

Nine out of 10 Healthcare Providers Say the Affordable Care Act will be a "Step Forward"

 Nine out of 10 healthcare providers say the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be a "step forward" in addressing long-term health issues in the...

Aug 28, 2013, 15:30 ET
West Side Stadium Expansion Project at K-State's Bill Snyder Family Stadium is Complete and Ready for Opening Day.  (PRNewsFoto/Mortenson Construction)

West Side Stadium Expansion Project at K-State's Bill Snyder Family Stadium is Complete and Ready for Opening Day

Mortenson Construction, a leading builder of sports facilities in the U.S., and joint-venture partner GE Johnson Construction, a...

Aug 16, 2013, 15:30 ET
M. A. (Mort) Mortenson, Jr., Chairman of Mortenson Construction (center), along with Mark Ruffino, vice president and general manager of Mortenson's Federal Contracting Group (holding award), and company representatives received the 2013 Region V Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence for Construction from the U.S. Small Business Administration on Thursday, August 15 at Mortenson's offices.  (PRNewsFoto/Mortenson Construction)

Mortenson Construction Receives Top U.S. Small Business Award

 Mortenson Construction today announced it has received the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2013 Region V Dwight D. Eisenhower...

Jun 17, 2013, 16:24 ET

Mortenson Construction Named a 2013 Minnesota Top Workplace

Mortenson Construction today announced that it has been named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota based on an employee-based survey project...

Feb 01, 2013, 20:14 ET

Mortenson Construction Named a 2013 National Top Workplace

 Mortenson Construction today announced that it has been named one of America's Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics. Mortenson is one of the...

Dec 14, 2012, 11:58 ET
Mortenson Construction's ProjectConnect seamlessly connects all aspects of the company's projects in real-time.  (PRNewsFoto/Mortenson Construction)

Mortenson Construction Redefines the Building Experience with ProjectConnect®

 Mortenson Construction, a U.S.-based contractor and a leader in integrated project delivery, today announced ProjectConnect®, an...

Nov 15, 2012, 12:17 ET

Mortenson Construction Wins Innovation Award for Virtual Design Construction Technology

 Minneapolis-based, Mortenson Construction (Mortenson) today announced that Sera Maloney, PE, of Mortenson Renewable Energy...

Oct 31, 2012, 14:39 ET

Mortenson Construction Celebrates 30 Years in the Pacific Northwest

 Mortenson Construction is proud to celebrate its 30th year in business in the Pacific Northwest. The company's Seattle office, which...

Oct 23, 2012, 17:49 ET

Mortenson Construction Opens Office in Portland, Oregon

Celebrating 30 years in the Pacific Northwest, Mortenson Construction announced today that the company has opened a new office in Portland, Oregon....

Sep 27, 2012, 09:00 ET

Advances in Wastewater Treatment Spur Growth of Renewable Energy Market

The Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Facility in Pierce County, Wash. represents an emerging trend in the renewable energy market: transforming...

Sep 14, 2012, 12:13 ET

New Montana Federal Courthouse Sets Benchmark For Design And Construction Delivery

 The new federal courthouse in Billings, Montana is open for business after only 27 months of design and construction. According to the U.S....

Sep 06, 2012, 11:34 ET

Mortenson Construction Retrofits Chicago High-Rise To Accommodate State-of-the-Art CyberKnife Cancer Institute of Chicago

 Mortenson Construction has completed a state-of-the-art medical facility for Chicago CK Enterprises, LLC, with tenants that will include the...

Jun 26, 2012, 10:00 ET
Mortenson Construction has brought the Great Hall at Union Station and its attached 8-story office building into the 21st century while preserving its historic heritage. As part of a $25 million infrastructure improvement project funded by Union Station owner Amtrak and project-managed by Jones Lang LaSalle, Mortenson Construction upgraded or replaced the building's mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems while installing fire safety equipment, including sprinklers and fire alarms to help make the 87-year-old building compliant with city regulations and set the stage to market the upper floors for tenants.  (PRNewsFoto/Mortenson Construction)

Chicago's Historic Union Station Is Better Than Ever

 Mortenson Construction has brought the Great Hall at Union Station and its attached 8-story office building into the 21st century while...

May 22, 2012, 15:02 ET

New Hospitals Invest In State-of-the-Art Data Centers To Manage Rapid Growth in Patient Information

Silver Cross Hospital's recently opened data center puts it at the forefront of an emerging healthcare trend: Combining construction of new...

Feb 06, 2012, 17:17 ET

Data Center Construction Boom Driven by Healthcare and Technology

Despite a weakened economy, data center industry experts predict strong continued growth and construction activity for the foreseeable future...

Jan 30, 2012, 16:06 ET

Mortenson Construction Research Identifies Healthcare Industry and Facility Design Trends

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. healthcare institutions face numerous challenges today, including declining reimbursements,...

Jan 18, 2012, 20:27 ET

Mortenson Construction Awarded Major Renovation Project at Kansas State University

 Mortenson Construction, a leading builder of sports facilities in the U.S., and joint-venture partner GE Johnson Construction, a national...

Jan 11, 2012, 16:14 ET

Mortenson Construction Releases U.S. Solar Industry Market Study

Mortenson Construction today released a new study on the current state of the utility-scale solar industry and the outlook for the future. The...

Oct 14, 2011, 14:39 ET

Mortenson Construction: Research Identifies Higher Education Industry and Facilities Trends

Mortenson Construction today released findings from its "Higher Education Industry and Facilities Trends" study.  The study incorporates...

Aug 31, 2011, 11:02 ET

Siemens Energy, Mortenson Construction and MidAmerican Energy Complete New Wind Turbine Project Near Pomeroy, Iowa

Siemens Energy, Inc., Mortenson Construction, and MidAmerican Energy Company recently completed the expansion of MidAmerican Energy's wind project...