Building Trades

Foxconn Information Session Draws 500 Companies

An information session for hopeful Foxconn Technology Group contractors, vendors and others drew almost 500 companies last week. Foxconn has committed to spending approximately $1.4 billion with Wisconsin-based suppliers. As construction gears up, many well-trained workers will be needed. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features the Plumbers Local 75 Apprenticeship Process for Wisconsin. It shows what [...]

2018-04-09T15:30:12+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Getting Ready For Foxconn

You can't open a news website or turn on your TV without seeing a story about the deal for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin and bring 13,000 jobs to the state. But before any of that happens a lot of construction has to take place and Wisconsin [...]

2018-02-12T16:24:35+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Salute To Our Building Trades

Wisconsin building trades workers are back after a well-deserved 3 day Labor Day weekend. Labor Day is a time to celebrate as we did in Milwaukee, Madison and elsewhere. But it's also a time to re-focus on the work that lies ahead. Building Wisconsin salutes and thanks all the union building trades people [...]

2017-09-05T14:52:04+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Kids Building Wisconsin Event A Big Hit!

Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives all around Wisconsin. We at Building Wisconsin TV and the Building Wisconsin Blog want to salute and thank the organizers and sponsors of this year’s 2nd annual Kids Building Wisconsin held on Saturday, May 9 at McKee Farms Park in Fitchburg [...]

2017-05-21T16:38:23+00:00 May 12th, 2015|RECENT POST|0 Comments

WRTP BIG STEP Training on Building Wisconsin

WRTP BIG STEP Training episode from Building Wisconsin TV. Dane County WI is launching a collaborative program aimed at getting more people to work in the construction trades and, specifically, pointing more minority residents toward those jobs. Called Project BIG STEP, the program is the result of monthly meetings that began last summer [...]

2017-05-21T16:38:45+00:00 March 26th, 2014|RECENT POST|0 Comments

Introduction To Building Wisconsin TV Series

This video provides an introduction to the Building Wisconsin TV series. Building Wisconsin TV highlights the important people behind the scenes - the tradespeople who make everything that we take for granted work - from turning on the water to turning on the lights. Building Wisconsin TV starts a new season in a [...]

2017-05-21T16:38:45+00:00 March 14th, 2014|RECENT POST|0 Comments