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2013-12-03 20:23:08

Largest construction project in Minnesota history officially begins MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) and the Minnesota Vikings, in partnership with Mortenson Construction and project associate Thor Construction, today broke ground on the new $975 million multi-purpose stadium that will replace the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis. The ceremonial groundbreaking signifies the start of construction on the 65,000 seat,...

2013-03-13 12:35:57

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TEAM Informatics, Inc., a leading enterprise software products and systems integration firm and recognized expert in Oracle® WebCenter, announces Mortenson Construction receives Oracle's 2012 Industry Excellence Award for Engineering and Construction. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/CG75522) Mortenson is a large Midwest based construction company that approached TEAM with the need for collaborative capabilities...

2012-10-31 15:27:23

SEATTLE, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortenson Construction is proud to celebrate its 30(th) year in business in the Pacific Northwest. The company's Seattle office, which opened in 1982, has completed more than 250 projects in the last three decades and is a leader in the construction of healthcare, higher education, hospitality, recreation, environmental, life sciences, historic renovations and data centers facilities. "Throughout our years in Seattle and throughout the Pacific...

2012-10-23 19:21:39

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating 30 years in the Pacific Northwest, Mortenson Construction announced today that the company has opened a new office in Portland, Oregon. With several projects currently underway in Oregon, the office will be instrumental in helping to better serve its local customer needs. "Solidifying our presence in Oregon with this new office not only enables us to better support our customers, but it strengthens our commitment to furthering...

2012-09-27 02:23:07

SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Facility in Pierce County, Wash. represents an emerging trend in the renewable energy market: transforming waste into energy. Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are increasingly recognized as community resources for electricity, fertilizer, and heat, as waste to energy projects become commonplace in a sustainable economy. A national leader in renewable energy and water/wastewater construction, Mortenson...

2012-09-14 06:23:23

SEATTLE, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The new federal courthouse in Billings, Montana is open for business after only 27 months of design and construction. According to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), which manages real estate and property for the federal government, the design-build project team of Mortenson Construction and NBBJ established a new benchmark for the fastest delivery of a modern federal courthouse. The formal building opening and dedication is scheduled for...

2012-09-05 02:24:21

SAN RAMON, Calif. and MINNEAPOLIS, Sep. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, and Mortenson Construction, a leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) Contractor, broke ground on a 2.5 MW PV solar installation in Laurinburg, NC, an agricultural community in Scotland county. The solar project is set to be completed in December 2012. Canadian Solar, the project owner...

2012-01-11 15:14:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortenson Construction today released a new study on the current state of the utility-scale solar industry and the outlook for the future. The report highlights both the significant challenges and promise industry professionals see in solar energy and the ways contractors can most help owners execute successful projects. It is based on feedback from more than 250 professionals including utilities, developers, independent power producers, financiers,...

2011-08-31 10:02:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy, Inc., Mortenson Construction, and MidAmerican Energy Company recently completed the expansion of MidAmerican Energy's wind project near Pomeroy, Iowa. Thirteen Siemens wind turbines were erected at the site, creating an additional 29.9 megawatts of generation capacity. The 13 units are the first of 258 wind turbines Siemens is providing and Mortenson Construction is erecting at three MidAmerican Energy wind projects in Iowa...

2011-05-23 12:40:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its landmark 100th wind project announcement, Mortenson's Renewable Energy Groups is cautiously optimistic about the potential for new wind power generation throughout North America in 2011 and 2012. Fueling the company's outlook is the fact that Mortenson is building 11 new wind projects in North America. The 11 projects will add 1,363 megawatts of clean electrical power to the U.S. power grid by year-end 2011, providing power to...