Welding

Local 601 Apprentices Advance In District 4 Contest

Building Wisconsin TV wants to echo congratulations to Steamfitters Local 601 members Scott Graper (welder) and Justin Lindberg (steamfitter) for placing 1st in the 2019 UA District 4 Apprentice Contest. They moved on to the UA International Pipe Trades Championships in Ann Arbor MI. In today’s video, we feature competition from the 2019 [...]

2019-08-12T14:30:53+00:00 August 12th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Apprentices Show Their Skills In Pipe Trades Contest

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature the Wisconsin Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest held at the Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center in Madison. Apprentices from around the state representing different trades competed in exercises requiring exacting tolerances. Union leaders, participating contractors and Dept. of Workforce Development Secy. Caleb Frostman were on hand to observe the [...]

2019-07-08T14:21:16+00:00 July 8th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Apprentices Advance In WI Pipe Trades Contest

In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature the heated competition at the 2019 Wisconsin Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest held in Madison at the Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center. Building Wisconsin wants to congratulate the winners: Justin Lindberg in Steamfitting; Tom Adams in Plumbing; Dennis Komassa in Sprinkler Fitting; Dylan Mercier in [...]

2019-06-03T14:32:52+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Power Plant Conversion From Coal To Natural Gas

In today’s video, Building Wisconsin TV visits the We Energies Valley Power Plant in Milwaukee as members of Steamfitters Local 601 work to convert the power plant from coal to natural gas. Host Stuart Keith meets with Mike Woznicki from We Energies, Stan Hohol from AECOM and Chris Valerine, Paul Prill and Joel Zielke from Steamfitters Local 601. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction [...]

2019-04-17T14:59:40+00:00 April 17th, 2019|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

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

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

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