Know of a Wisconsin high school student who might be interested in an Operating Engineer career? Then watch this episode of Building Wisconsin to learn about the new Operating Engineer Pre Apprenticeship courses being offered to students as a high school elective course. Classes are online and offered through Destinations Career Academy. [...]
Check out the historic preservation of the Germania Building built in 1896 in downtown Milwaukee in this episode of Building Wisconsin. Host Stuart Keith meets up with construction manager, Mark Klann from Cardinal Capital Management to learn about the interior demolition, planning and preservation of this iconic building. And Steve Breitlow from Plumbers [...]
Solving the Homeless Problem in Milwaukee with the Housing First Model at the new Thurgood Marshall Apartments is the subject of this episode of Building Wisconsin. Host Stuart Keith meets up with Mark Klann from Cardinal Capital Management and Daniela Imig from Wisconsin Community Services to learn about this new Harm Reduction project [...]
Start your career today as a Rig Welder Helper with Steamfitters Local 601. Here is a short clip from the Building Wisconsin episode Natural Gas Infrastructure-Pipeline Replacement that explains how you can get started. Also, watch Building Wisconsin this weekend on broadcast stations throughout Wisconsin covering major construction and infrastructure projects in our [...]
Building Wisconsin TV will be featuring Steamfitters Local 601 in two episodes covering Pipeline & Gas Distribution. Both shows will be seen statewide to help educate Wisconsin residents and taxpayers about the necessary replacement of aging natural gas pipelines in our State. Watch and See who is doing the work to replace them, [...]
Special Thanks on Labor Day to all the union building trades people of Wisconsin for helping build our great State!
Exciting News...The new steamfitters training center in Madison, WI being funded by the members of Steamfitters Local 601 is breaking ground this week.
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 [...]
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 [...]
In this video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we tour the We Energies Valley Power Plant to learn more about the conversion from coal to natural gas in this power plant serving the City of Milwaukee with electricity and steam. Steamfitters Local 601 is also building a brand new training center in [...]