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Improving Our Natural Gas Infrastructure

Our followers know that it's Transportation Awareness Month on the Building Wisconsin Blog. While Wisconsin voters are concerned about pothole-filled roads and highways as discussed in today's featured article, there's more to our state's transportation infrastructure. In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we’ll watch as a new natural gas pipeline is being [...]

2018-10-24T15:06:33+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Side Boom Operator Training

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we'll learn about the training required to operate side boom tractors. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers Local 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services. We'll travel to Coloma WI to check out the training and then to Wrightstown WI to watch a natural gas pipeline being installed. Subscribe to [...]

2018-09-24T15:35:10+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Tour The Steamfitters 601 Training Center

A beautiful new complex off I-90/94 in Madison houses the Steamfitters 601 Training Center. In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we’ll tour the facility. Host Stuart Keith meets with Joel Zielke and Dave Singer from Steamfitters 601 who talk about the construction process and show the completed Training Center. Stu also meets with Brad Werlein from General Heating to find out what this facility means for [...]

2018-09-17T15:36:51+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Excavation For A Natural Gas Pipeline

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we learn about the operation of side boom tractors. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers Local 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services. Stu travels to Coloma WI to check out the training required and then to Wrightstown WI to watch as a natural gas pipeline is being installed. Subscribe [...]

2018-09-05T15:36:26+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

High School Courses That Lead To A Rewarding Career

In our last post, we featured $50,000 reasons to train to become a Wisconsin Operating Engineer. A great way to start is through the Operating Engineer Pre-Apprenticeship Courses offered to high school students as an elective. Classes are online through Destinations Career Academy. Check out today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series to learn more. Subscribe [...]

2018-08-29T14:50:25+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Natural Gas Pipeline Excavation

Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features the operation of side boom tractors as host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services. We’ll travel to Coloma WI to check out the training required and Wrightstown WI to see a natural gas pipeline being installed. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major [...]

2018-08-15T14:24:10+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Excavating For A Natural Gas Pipeline

In today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we learn about the operation of side boom tractors as host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services. We'll travel to Coloma WI to check out the training required and Wrightstown WI to watch [...]

2018-08-01T14:53:21+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Steamfitters Training Center Tour

If you've driven on I-90/94 near Madison, you've probably noticed the beautiful new Steamfitters 601 Training Center. In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we'll tour the new facility. Host Stuart Keith meets with Joel Zielke and Dave Singer from Steamfitters 601 who talk about the construction process and show us the completed Training Center. Stu also talks with Brad Werlein from General Heating to find [...]

2018-07-30T15:36:04+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Germania Restoration – 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. And Steve Breitlow [...]

2018-07-16T15:19:33+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments