Current Events

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

Rain Can’t Dampen Labor Day Festivities

There may have been more rain, flooding and closed roads in Wisconsin on Labor Day but the rain didn't dampen Labor Day festivities around around the state. Crowds were up and attendees pledged solidarity and activism in the coming elections. Building Wisconsin salutes and thanks the Tradespeople in our state who contribute to the quality [...]

2018-09-04T14:55:50+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Fiserv Forum Set To Open On August 26

Fiserv Forum, the new multi-purpose arena that will be home for the Milwaukee Bucks and Marquette Mens Basketball, will have an open house on August 26. Here's a slide show from the Milwaukee Business Journal that provides a sneak peek. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features a plumbing tour of the new arena. [...]

2018-08-20T14:24:27+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Attracting Women To The Trades

The booming construction market means that there are more opportunities for a rewarding career in the building trades. Locally, more and more women are finding this out as discussed in this article. In today's video short from the Building Wisconsin TV series, Plumbers Local 75 member Christina B. talks about switching from college to [...]

2018-08-13T15:13:23+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Current Events, 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

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

More Women Are Coming To The Trades

The booming construction market means that there are more opportunities for a rewarding career in the trades - for men and women. And the news media is picking up on it too as you can see from this article. Today’s video short from Building Wisconsin shows that there are $50,000 reasons to consider the Wisconsin Operating [...]

2018-05-09T14:53:45+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Foxconn Construction Underway

The first phase of construction at the new Foxconn plant in Pleasant Prairie WI has begun. There are approximately 400 workers now on site and more will be needed as construction progresses. To see how skilled these workers are, check out today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series featuring the IUOE Local 139 Training Campus in [...]

2018-04-30T15:09:01+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments