Current Events

Happy Columbus Day

Today is Columbus Day. There maybe some debate as to whether Columbus discovered the new world but there's no debating that there are tremendous opportunities available in the construction trades! Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features the Plumbers Local 75 Apprenticeship Process for Wisconsin. If you know someone who might [...]

2017-10-09T15:31:24+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

Salute To Our Building Trades

Wisconsin building trades workers are back after a well-deserved 3 day Labor Day weekend. Labor Day is a time to celebrate as we did in Milwaukee, Madison and elsewhere. But it's also a time to re-focus on the work that lies ahead. Building Wisconsin salutes and thanks all the union building trades people [...]

2017-09-05T14:52:04+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Can We Bridge The Budget Impasse?

While the Republican majority in Madison continues to bicker over the state Budget, Wisconsin roads and bridges continue to deteriorate. In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we look at finding a long term funding source for Wisconsin highways, roads and bridges. Host Stuart Keith meets with Craig Thompson from the [...]

2017-07-10T17:24:47+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Wisconsin Entertainment And Sports Center Update

Construction is well underway on the new Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center in downtown Milwaukee. To watch the progress being made, check out the live webcam. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features the development of this project. Host Stuart Keith talks with Ken Kraemer from Building Advantage, Milwaukee County Executive [...]

2017-06-26T15:18:12+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Thank You Secretary Gottlieb!

You may have seen in the news that Mark Gottlieb has resigned as Wisconsin’s Transportation Secretary after telling state lawmakers that Gov. Walker's budget would cause the state’s roads to deteriorate. Mr. Gottlieb, who was a civil engineer for 20 years before being elected to the Legislature, was a champion for improving transportation infrastructure [...]

2017-05-21T16:37:55+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Mitchell Park Domes Reopen

Last week's news covered the Grand Reopening of the Mitchell Park Domes in Milwaukee. The Domes are a meeting place and tourist attraction that have brought joy for over 50 years. This episode from the Building Wisconsin TV series features a water conservation project at the Mitchell Park Domes with Plumbers 75 contractor, [...]

2017-05-21T16:37:55+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments