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 Coloma WI. 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 required in an Operating Engineer apprenticeship. Learn more at BuildingWisconsinTogether.com.
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