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Start Learning A Trade In High School

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 Wisconsin TV series to learn about the Operating Engineer Pre-Apprenticeship courses being offered to students as a high school elective. Classes are online and offered through Destinations Career Academy. [...]

2018-04-18T14:20:16+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Preserving A Beautiful Landmark – Part 2

Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series showcases the beautiful restoration of the Germania Building in downtown Milwaukee. Host Stuart Keith meets with one of the project's developers, Kalan Haywood from Vangard Group LLC to hear how it all started, construction manager Mark Klann from Cardinal Capital Management to see how it was built and local Milwaukee historian Bob Giese to learn about the history of the building [...]

2018-03-28T13:54:02+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Preserving A Beautiful Landmark – Part 1

Today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features Part 1 of 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 Breitlow [...]

2018-03-26T15:23:40+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Learn About The Water Energy Nexus

There's been a lot of talk in the news about the concern for water quality in communities all over America. In today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we learn about the Water Energy Nexus. Host Stuart Keith meets with Justin Castleman from Plumbers 75 contractor Castleman Plumbing and Bill Graffin from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. For more, check out this article from energy.gov: The [...]

2018-03-14T14:52:09+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Madison Redevelopment Project

Today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series shows how a property is redeveloped in Madison. Host Stuart Keith meets with developer Erik Minton to learn about the planning and construction management and Jesse Pertzborn from H.J. Pertzborn Plumbing to see how the plumbing system was installed. Subscribe to Building Wisconsin Blog to learn [...]

2018-01-31T15:32:49+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Journeyman Plumbers Testing And Licensing

Plumbers in Wisconsin are among the best trained in the world. In today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, host Stuart Keith travels to Madison Area Technical College to see how Plumbers 75 plumbing apprentices are trained for their Journeyman Plumbers Test. To find a quality plumbing contractor in the Madison WI [...]

2018-01-24T15:56:04+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Can You Start Learning A Trade On Your Computer?

Can you actually start learning a trade on your computer? You can if you're a high school student enrolled in the Wisconsin Operating Engineers Pre-Apprenticeship courses offered online through Destinations Career Academy. Learn more in today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major [...]

2018-01-22T16:06:41+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

New Year – New Career

A new year often means a fresh start. Why not make 2018 the year you start a new career? 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 [...]

2018-01-02T15:32:38+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|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