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Get Started As A Rig Welder Helper

The Trades can offer young people a number of great careers replacing and updating our state’s infrastructure. You can make good money and also feel good about the job you’re doing. This video short from the Building Wisconsin TV series shows how you can get started as a Rig Welder Helper with Steamfitters [...]

April 26th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

How To Fund Transportation Infrastructure

Those who follow the news know about the disagreement between Gov. Walker and state legislators over transportation funding and the deficit in the Governor's proposed budget. 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 [...]

April 24th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Preserving Milwaukee’s Architectural History

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we'll check out the historic preservation of the Germania Building built in 1896 in downtown Milwaukee. Host Stuart Keith meets with construction manager, Mark Klann from Cardinal Capital Management to learn about the interior demolition, planning and preservation of this iconic building. Also, Steve [...]

April 19th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Add A Rain Garden To Your Yard

Spring in Wisconsin means heavy spring rains. If your sump pump is running and pumping basement water into an already saturated yard, it's a great reason to install a rain garden for your sump pump discharge. In today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, host Stuart Keith and guest Karen Sands from [...]

April 17th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Natural Gas Pipeline Replacement With Steamfitters 601

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, host Stuart Keith meets with members from Steamfitters Local 601 to learn about natural gas infrastructure at a major We Energies pipeline replacement project near Milwaukee. Guests Elizabeth Jost and Matt Fehler from We Energies talk about natural gas pipelines and transmission, Josh Retzleff [...]

April 12th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Local 139 At Camp American Legion

Camp American Legion located on the shores of Big Carr Lake in the heart of the Northwoods is a haven for Wisconsin veterans. The Camp serves approximately 400 injured and disabled veterans each summer. Today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features Camp American Legion and showcases the work being done by [...]

April 10th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

How A New School Takes Shape

Yesterday was Election Day in Wisconsin. School funding proposals were on the ballot in many places. But what goes into building a new school? In this episode from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we travel to Sauk Prairie to check out the construction of their new elementary school. Host Stuart Keith meets with [...]

April 5th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Community Services For Homeless People

Working on Milwaukee's homeless problem 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 check out the Thurgood Marshall Apartments and learn about the new Harm [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

Train To Be A Steamfitter Specializing In Natural Gas

There are a lot of opportunities in Wisconsin for a young person to train for a rewarding career in the Trades. Part of our mission at Building Wisconsin is to make people aware of these opportunities. See how you can become a Steamfitter Specializing in Natural Gas Distribution in today’s video short sponsored [...]

March 29th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

WI Operating Engineers Pre-Apprenticeship Program

If you know a Wisconsin high school student who might be interested in a career as a Wisconsin Operating Engineer, then check out today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series to learn about the new Operating Engineer Pre-Apprenticeship courses being offered to students as a high school elective. Classes are online and [...]

March 27th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments