construction trades

Food Warehouse Video Has 15,000 Views

Today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV has over 15,000 views on YouTube. Host Stuart Keith visits Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems which make fresh and frozen 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 [...]

2019-11-04T16:31:50+00:00 November 4th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Recruiting Beyond Career Day

For years, the Building Trades have hosted Career Days designed to recruit high school students who might be interested in an apprenticeship instead of college. Now with career portals and online course offerings, recruiting happens all year long. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature the Wisconsin Operating Engineers pre-apprenticeship course [...]

2019-10-21T15:05:28+00:00 October 21st, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

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

2019-09-19T15:19:06+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Back To School Can Be A Good Thing

Students always dread seeing those first ads for Back To School sales. They mean that summer's almost over and the daily grind begins again soon. But Back To School can be a good thing if you're a high school student taking the WI Operating Engineer Pre-Apprenticeship course offered as an elective through Destinations [...]

2019-08-06T14:10:47+00:00 August 6th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Fresh And Frozen Food Distribution

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

2019-06-27T15:08:20+00:00 June 27th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Training For Journeyman Plumbers Test

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

2019-06-24T14:01:42+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

IBEW Local 494 At Milwaukee Tool

If you own a Milwaukee Tool, you know the quality with which they’re made. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with the tool professionals and takes a tour of their home office expansion. Special thanks to IBEW Local 494, Uihlein Electric and Hunzinger Construction. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major [...]

2019-06-13T14:07:11+00:00 June 13th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Landmark Building Restoration – Part 1

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature Part 1 of the preservation of the landmark 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 from Plumbers Local 75 talks about the plumbing aspects [...]

2019-05-30T14:15:48+00:00 May 29th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments