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How High Rise Plumbing Happens

In today's video short from the Building Wisconsin TV series, Plumbers Local 75 member Jim S., plumbing foreman for a 30-story high rise condominium, explains how water mains are piped through the building. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives throughout Wisconsin.

2018-05-23T12:26:59+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|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

Housing First Model At Thurgood Marshall Apartments

Many states, including Wisconsin are adding and improving services to aid homeless people and families. Solving the homeless problem in Milwaukee using the Housing First Model is the subject of today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series. Host Stuart Keith meets with Mark Klann from Cardinal Capital Management and Daniela Imig from Wisconsin Community Services to visit the Thurgood Marshall Apartments and learn about the Harm Reduction Project in Milwaukee County. [...]

2018-05-16T14:28:25+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

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

Jump Start A New Career

Jump start a new career and learn about the IBEW Local 494 Electrical Apprenticeship in today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series. Host Stuart Keith meets with Dean Warsh and Dan Large from IBEW Local 494. They cover the application process along with the curriculum and training for an electrical career through the IBEW. Also, Milwaukee [...]

2018-05-07T15:46:36+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

New Bucks Arena Will Be Ready

The new Wisconsin Sports and Entertainment Center is set to open on schedule in September. You may have already seen the impressive list of performers coming in addition to Milwaukee Bucks and Marquette Mens Basketball games. Today's video short from the Building Wisconsin TV series features Plumbers Local 75 member Ron Babler, plumbing [...]

2018-05-02T18:10:58+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|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

Conserving Water At Mitchell Park Domes

The Mitchell Park Domes in Milwaukee WI are a meeting place and tourist attraction that have brought joy to visitors for over 50 years. Today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features a water conservation project at the Domes with Plumbers 75 contractor, Cornerstone Plumbing. Host Stuart Keith meets with industry guests to learn more and checks out this conservation project first hand. Subscribe to [...]

2018-04-25T14:51:34+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

A Good Reason To Switch Gears

College isn't for everyone. And college can cause a young person to pile up an enormous amount of debt before making any real money. In today's video short from the Building Wisconsin TV series, Plumbers Local 75 apprentice Christina B. talks about switching from college to a plumbing apprenticeship. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin [...]

2018-04-23T15:19:34+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments