Steamfitters Local 601

Tour The New Steamfitters 601 Training Center

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we feature a tour of the new Steamfitters 601 Training Center in Madison. 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 training facility means for HVAC contractors who need more [...]

2018-06-18T15:14:27+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Natural Gas Service Line Replacement With PE Piping

Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features members of Steamfitters Local 601 replacing a natural gas service line. Host Stuart Keith meets with Matt Fehler from We Energies to review the project, Jim O’Brien and Todd Nelson from Steamfitters Local 601 who cover the on-the-job training for PE gas piping and Local 601 Business Manager Joel Zielke who talks about the new Steamfitters Training Center in Madison. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin [...]

2018-06-06T14:41:44+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Foxconn Names Contractors For First Phase Of Construction

Foxconn Technology Group has named 28 contractors who will perform about $100 million worth of work to prepare the construction site for their new factory in Mount Pleasant WI. The village of Mount Pleasant plans to hold periodic briefings to keep the public informed as construction progresses. This construction will require many skilled [...]

2018-05-21T15:21:04+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|1 Comment

Schedule For April 21-22

Here’s this weekend’s TV Schedule for Building Wisconsin: Madison – Saturday, April 21 at 5:30 am on WKOW TV-27. Milwaukee – Sunday, April 22 at 8:00 am on WVTV TV-18. Special thanks to this week’s sponsor: Steamfitters Local 601. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives throughout Wisconsin.

2018-04-19T15:54:19+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Television Air Time Schedules|0 Comments

Become A Steamfitter Specializing In Natural Gas

Today's video short from the Building Wisconsin TV series features another opportunity available for a rewarding career in the Trades. See how you can become a Steamfitter Specializing in Natural Gas Distribution as an apprentice with Steamfitters Local 601. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives throughout Wisconsin.

2018-04-11T14:14:22+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Madison Hosts WI Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest

The new Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center in Madison was the site for the Wisconsin Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest held last week. Apprentices from around the state competed in a number of exercises requiring exacting tolerances. Union leaders, participating contractors and a handful of state legislators were on hand to observe the competition. [...]

2018-04-02T15:16:07+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Schedule For March 17-18

Here’s this weekend’s TV Schedule for Building Wisconsin: Madison – Saturday, March 17 at 5:30 am on WKOW TV-27. Sunday, March 18 at 6:30 pm on TVW. Milwaukee – Sunday, March 18 at 8:00 am on WVTV TV-18. Special thanks to this week’s sponsor: Steamfitters Local 601. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction [...]

2018-03-15T14:51:10+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Television Air Time Schedules|0 Comments

Natural Gas Conversion At Valley Power Plant

In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we visit the We Energies Valley Power Plant which serves the City of Milwaukee with electricity and steam. Watch as members from Steamfitters Local 601 work to convert this power plant from coal to natural gas. Host Stuart Keith meets with Mike Woznicki from [...]

2018-02-14T15:19:20+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

MillerCoors Brewery Tour

Well the Super Bowl is over and what a game it was! Just in case you didn't get enough beer on Sunday, today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features a behind-the-scenes tour of the MillerCoors Brewery in Milwaukee with members of Steamfitters Local 601. Host Stuart Keith meets with Miller Valley [...]

2018-02-05T15:43:25+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments