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Training For The Trades Is Becoming More Popular

Enrollment in trade and tech schools is up but the demand for skilled workers still outpaces the supply. In today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, Plumbers Local 75 member Brian S. talks about the advantages of a plumbing apprenticeship versus college. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction [...]

2018-06-04T15:07:33+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Schedule For June 2-3

Here’s this weekend’s TV Schedule for Building Wisconsin: Madison – Saturday, June 2 at 5:30 am on WKOW TV-27. Milwaukee – Sunday, June 3 at 8:00 am on WVTV TV-18. Special thanks to this week’s sponsor: IBEW Local 494. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives throughout Wisconsin.  

2018-05-31T14:42:03+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Television Air Time Schedules|0 Comments

Water Safety Through Backflow Prevention

Few things are more important than the safety of our water supply. In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we learn about Backflow Prevention and protecting our water supply with backflow valve assemblies. Host Stuart Keith meets with Scott Hamilton from ASSE International, Vince Gallo from Plumbers Local 75, Jim Kosmatka from Milwaukee Water Works and Andy Brahm from Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives all around Wisconsin.

2018-05-30T15:28:05+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

A Summer Camp For Wisconsin Veterans

Camp American Legion located on the shores of Big Carr Lake in the heart of the Northwoods is an outdoor retreat for Wisconsin veterans. The Camp serves approximately 400 injured and disabled veterans each summer. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features Camp American Legion and showcases work done by veterans from Wisconsin Operating Engineers Local 139. [...]

2018-05-29T14:46:38+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Schedule For May 26-27

Here’s this weekend’s TV Schedule for Building Wisconsin: Madison – Saturday, May 26 at 5:30 am on WKOW TV-27. Milwaukee – Sunday, May 27 at 8:00 am on WVTV TV-18. Special thanks to this week’s sponsor: Plumbers Local 75. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives throughout Wisconsin.

2018-05-24T15:26:14+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Television Air Time Schedules|0 Comments

How High Rise Plumbing Happens

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.

2018-05-23T12:26:59+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Foxconn Names Contractors For First Phase Of Construction

Foxconn Technology Group has named 28 contractors who will perform about $100 million worth of work to prepare the construction site for their new factory in Mount Pleasant WI. The village of Mount Pleasant plans to hold periodic briefings to keep the public informed as construction progresses. This construction will require many skilled [...]

2018-05-21T15:21:04+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|1 Comment

Schedule For May 19-20

Here’s this weekend’s TV Schedule for Building Wisconsin: Madison – Saturday, May 19 at 5:30 am on WKOW TV-27. Milwaukee – Sunday, May 20 at 8:00 am on WVTV TV-18. Special thanks to this week’s sponsor: IBEW Local 494. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives throughout Wisconsin.

2018-05-17T15:30:25+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Television Air Time Schedules|0 Comments

Housing First Model At Thurgood Marshall Apartments

Many states, including Wisconsin are adding and improving services to aid homeless people and families. Solving the homeless problem in Milwaukee using the Housing First Model is the subject of today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series. Host Stuart Keith meets with Mark Klann from Cardinal Capital Management and Daniela Imig from Wisconsin Community Services to visit the Thurgood Marshall Apartments and learn about the Harm Reduction Project in Milwaukee County. [...]

2018-05-16T14:28:25+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Kids Building Wisconsin Continues To Grow

Kids Building Wisconsin returned to Fitchburg WI on Saturday. The event is in its 5th year and is focused on getting kids interested in the many exciting careers available in the construction industry as you can see from this news story. In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we feature the Wisconsin Operating Engineers Pre-Apprenticeship [...]

2018-05-14T15:40:53+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments