Current Events

Getting Ready For Foxconn

You can't open a news website or turn on your TV without seeing a story about the deal for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin and bring 13,000 jobs to the state. But before any of that happens a lot of construction has to take place and Wisconsin [...]

2018-02-12T16:24:35+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!

As we approach another Thanksgiving Day, many of us have a lot to be thankful for: good health, family and friends, good paying construction jobs and the great country we live in. Whether you're traveling to visit family or just staying home, take some time to count the blessings we have. Happy Thanksgiving [...]

2017-11-22T14:57:32+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

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