Current Events

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 [...]

December 29th, 2016|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

How Do We Pay For Our Roads And Bridges?

This week, the Wisconsin State Assembly Transportation Committee is holding hearings in Madison on how to pay for much needed transportation infrastructure in the face of a $1 Billion deficit. The Republican majority is split over whether an increase in taxes and fees is needed. Building Wisconsin TV has been ahead of the [...]

December 7th, 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, [...]

December 5th, 2016|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

How Do We Pay For Our Roads And Bridges?

If you follow the news, you know that Gov. Walker's proposed Transportation Budget has caused controversy. A number of large projects are being postponed, frustrating locals and causing dissension within his own party. In this episode from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we’ll look at finding a long term funding source for Wisconsin [...]

September 26th, 2016|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Learn To Love Labor Day

Everyone had a great time on Labor Day at Labor Fest at the Labor Temple in Madison. Building Wisconsin salutes and thanks all the Tradespeople in our state who contribute to the quality of life we all enjoy. If you're looking for a rewarding career, check out this video from the Building Wisconsin [...]

September 6th, 2016|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

New Steamfitters Training Center In Madison, WI Breaking Ground

Exciting News...The new steamfitters training center in Madison, WI being funded by the members of Steamfitters Local 601 is breaking ground this week.

August 9th, 2016|Current Events, Home Page|0 Comments

Rain Gardens Can With Help Heavy Rains in Wisconsin

Heavy Summer rains throughout Wisconsin this week means sump pumps are running and pumping basement water often into a saturated yard.   A great reason to install a rain garden for your sump pump discharge.  Check out this video with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) to see how a rain garden can [...]

July 24th, 2016|Current Events, Home Page|0 Comments

Building Wisconsin TV Welcomes IBEW LOCAL 494

Building Wisconsin TV would like to welcome IBEW Local 494!!   We are looking forward to producing new shows covering the electrical trade with the members of 494 and seeing first hand how dependable electricity is a big part of our quality of life here in Wisconsin. Thank you for keeping the power [...]

A Great Career For Veterans

Check out this video to hear what our Military Veterans are saying about being a Wisconsin Operating Engineer. Click here to learn more or go to Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives all around Wisconsin

June 22nd, 2016|Construction Training, Current Events|0 Comments

Statewide TV Schedule Announced For Camp American Legion Show

  Click Here For Wisconsin Operating Engineers - Camp American Legion TV Schedule