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Training To Be An Operating Engineer

Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features Wisconsin Operating Engineers training at the IUOE Local 139 Training Campus in Coloma. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from the Wisconsin Operating Engineers and Robb Kahl from the Construction Business Group to learn about the classroom, heavy equipment and on-the-job training that’s [...]

2017-12-13T15:31:18+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

State Of The Art Steamfitter Training

Today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features a tour of the new Steamfitters 601 Training Center in Madison. Host Stuart Keith meets with Joel Zielke and Dave Singer from Steamfitters 601 to learn about the construction process and tours the completed Training Center. Stu also meets with Brad Werlein from General [...]

2017-12-11T16:27:25+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Bucks Arena Plumbing Tour

While the "Greek Freak" continues to put up MVP-type numbers for the Milwaukee Bucks, construction continues on their new home. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features a plumbing tour of the new Wisconsin Sports And Entertainment Center. Host Stuart Keith meets with Ron Babler and Mark Schepp from the Hooper [...]

2017-12-06T15:48:41+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Rebuilding Our Sewer System

Today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series has over 34,000 views on YouTube. Bill Graffin from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District overviews how the sewer system is connected and also explains why having a drain tile disconnect is so important. Also, Plumbers 75 contractor Denis Nowak from Clear View Plumbing starts the [...]

2017-12-04T16:13:14+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Affordable Housing Project At Red Cliff Reservation

Today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features an affordable housing preservation project at the Red Cliff Reservation. With Federal Tax Credit funding and the guidance of Cardinal Capital Management, homes that were built 40-60 years ago are remodeled for energy efficiency and comfort with the help of members from the Reservation. [...]

2017-11-29T15:34:18+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Construction Tour Of New Bucks Arena

Check out today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series which features a construction tour of the new Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center. Host Stuart Keith tours the project site with Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigen. He also meets with Ken Kraemer from Building Advantage to get an update on the building trades [...]

2017-11-27T15:55:08+00:00 November 27th, 2017|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

Water Conservation Project In Milwaukee

Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features a water conservation project at the Mitchell Park Domes in Milwaukee with Plumbers 75 contractor, Cornerstone Plumbing. Host Stuart Keith meets with industry guests to learn more and to check out the project first-hand. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major [...]

2017-11-20T16:13:43+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

We Need More Construction Workers!

We need more construction workers! Whether it's a major metropolitan project or a new house across town, Building Wisconsin requires a well-trained workforce. If you know a Wisconsin high school student who might be interested in a highly rewarding career as a Wisconsin Operating Engineer, then check out today’s video from the Building [...]

2017-11-15T16:05:12+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Affordable Housing In Downtown Milwaukee

Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features a walk thru of the completed Germania Building restoration in downtown Milwaukee which includes 40 units of affordable housing. Host Stuart Keith meets with one of the project developers, Kalan Haywood from Vangard Group LLC to hear how it all started, construction manager Mark [...]

2017-11-13T16:03:26+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments