construction trades

Training For The Journeyman Plumbers Test

In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll see why Wisconsin plumbers are among the best trained in the world. Host Stuart Keith travels to Madison Area Technical College to see how Plumbers 75 plumbing apprentices are trained for the Journeyman Plumbers Test. To find a quality plumbing contractor in the Madison WI area, check out the Directory at [...]

2019-03-20T14:28:19+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Thurgood Marshall Apartments Serve The Homeless

In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith visits the Thurgood Marshall Apartments in Milwaukee with Mark Klann from Cardinal Capital Management and Daniela Imig from Wisconsin Community Services. We'll learn how the Housing First Model is used to help homeless people as part of the Harm Reduction Project in Milwaukee County. Subscribe to [...]

2019-03-18T15:21:00+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Making Food Distribution Possible

In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith goes to Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems which make food distribution possible. Owners Mike Conti, Rick DeGroot and Fred Anderson provide a tour along with members from Steamfitters Local 601. We’ll see the Summit fabrication shop, visit a cold storage construction site [...]

2019-03-05T16:54:48+00:00 March 5th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

A New Project At UW Hospital – American Center

A new $255 million clinic for specialty care is planned next to the UW Hospital at the American Center on Madison's far east side. Click here for more details. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature the construction of the existing hospital. Host Stuart Keith meets with Ron Babler from Plumbers 75 contractor The Hooper Corporation who provides a behind-the-scenes plumbing [...]

2019-02-18T17:25:33+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Keeping Our Food Safe

Who helps keep our food frozen or cooled so it safely gets to our dinner table? Steamfitters! In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with the pros from Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems. Owners, Mike Conti, Rick DeGroot and Fred Anderson give us a tour [...]

2019-01-28T16:49:06+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

New Year, New Career

If one of your New Year's resolutions is a new career, check out the Building Trades. Plumbers, Electricians, Steamfitters, Operating Engineers - all are looking to recruit good workers. You'll get paid while you're learning valuable skills and pay is the same for women and men. You'll also get health care, retirement benefits [...]

2019-01-09T15:54:43+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Training World Class Plumbers

December is Plumbing Careers Month on the Building Wisconsin Blog. In our last post, we featured the Plumbers Local 75 Apprenticeship Program. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith travels to Madison Area Technical College to see how Plumbers 75 plumbing apprentices prepare for their Journeyman Plumbers Test. This could be you. Go to Plumbers75Careers.com to get started. [...]

2018-12-27T14:53:44+00:00 December 27th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

As we approach another Thanksgiving Day, let's remember things to be thankful for: good health, family and friends, good paying jobs and our quality of life in Wisconsin. Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Building Wisconsin TV and the Building Wisconsin Blog! Solving the homeless problem using the Housing First Model is the subject of today’s video from [...]

2018-11-21T16:41:53+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Another Trade Reaching Out To Women

In today's market, the Building Trades are always looking for good people to enter their training programs. You get paid while you learn and pay is the same for men and women. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features the IBEW Local 494 Electrical Apprenticeship for Wisconsin. Host Stuart Keith meets with Dean Warsh and Dan Large from IBEW Local 494 who [...]

2018-11-19T16:10:17+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments