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Wisconsin Operating Engineer Training

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we feature Wisconsin Operating Engineer training at the IUOE Local 139 Training Campus in Coloma. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from the Wisconsin Operating Engineers and Robb Kahl from the Construction Business Group to learn about the classroom, heavy equipment and on-the-job training that’s required in an Operating Engineer apprenticeship. Click here to [...]

2018-10-02T15:14:11+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

October Is Transportation Awareness Month

We've declared that October is Transportation Awareness Month here at Building Wisconsin Blog. Throughout the month, we'll be featuring articles and videos regarding the transportation issues affecting our state. Like the study featured in this article which estimates that our road woes cost Wisconsin drivers $6.8 Billion each year. In today's video short from [...]

2018-10-01T16:20:55+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Schedule For September 29-30

Here’s this weekend’s Statewide TV Schedule for Building Wisconsin: Milwaukee – Sunday, September 30 at 8:00 am on WVTV TV-18. Madison – Saturday, September 29 at 5:30 am on WKOW TV-27.  Green Bay – Sunday, September 30 at 5:00 am on WFRV TV-5. Wausau – Saturday, September 29 at 11:00 am on FOX-55 and 11:30 am [...]

2018-09-27T15:57:31+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Television Air Time Schedules|0 Comments

Plumbing For A 30 Story High Rise

In today’s video short from the Building Wisconsin TV series, Plumbers Local 75 member Jim S., plumbing foreman for a 30 story high rise condominium, explains how water mains are piped through the building. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives throughout Wisconsin.

2018-09-26T14:55:38+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Side Boom Operator Training

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we'll learn about the training required to operate side boom tractors. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers Local 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services. We'll travel to Coloma WI to check out the training and then to Wrightstown WI to watch a natural gas pipeline being installed. Subscribe to [...]

2018-09-24T15:35:10+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Keep Wisconsin Moving Report To Be Featured

Starting this weekend, Building Wisconsin will broadcast a new episode statewide featuring the Keep Wisconsin Moving Report. Keep Wisconsin Moving is a report compiled by the Wisconsin Transportation Finance and Policy Commission to help find a long-term funding solution for our state's transportation system. Host Stuart Keith meets with commission members Robb Kahl, Craig Thompson and Mark [...]

2018-09-21T15:39:00+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Schedule For September 22-23

Here’s this weekend’s TV Schedule for Building Wisconsin: Madison – Saturday, September 22 at 5:30 am on WKOW TV-27. Milwaukee – Sunday, September 23 at 8:00 am on WVTV TV-18. Green Bay – Sunday, September 23 at 5:00 am on WGBA TV-26. Special thanks to this week’s sponsor: Wisconsin Operating Engineers Local 139. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin [...]

2018-09-20T14:59:52+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Television Air Time Schedules|0 Comments

Another Season At Camp American Legion

We're reaching the end of another season at Camp American Legion. The Camp, located on the shores of Big Carr Lake in the heart of the Northwoods, is an outdoor retreat for Wisconsin veterans. Camp American Legion serves approximately 400 injured and disabled veterans each summer. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features Camp [...]

2018-09-19T15:06:05+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Tour The Steamfitters 601 Training Center

A beautiful new complex off I-90/94 in Madison houses the Steamfitters 601 Training Center. In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we’ll tour the facility. Host Stuart Keith meets with Joel Zielke and Dave Singer from Steamfitters 601 who talk about the construction process and show the completed Training Center. Stu also meets with Brad Werlein from General Heating to find out what this facility means for [...]

2018-09-17T15:36:51+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Keep Wisconsin Moving

Keep Wisconsin Moving is a report completed by the Wisconsin Transportation Finance and Policy Commission to help Wisconsin find a long term funding solution for the State's transportation system.  Building Wisconsin TV Host Stuart Keith meets with commission members Robb Kahl, Craig Thompson and Mark Gottlieb, to learn more about the report and [...]

2018-09-17T13:31:56+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Home Page, Wisconsin Operating Engineers 139|6 Comments