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Water Safety Important When Reopening Buildings

Plumbing systems in buildings are designed to be used often. As more businesses and schools reopen, building managers need to take precautions to insure water safety for employees, customers and students. Those looking for detailed information should visit our web page Turning on the Tap. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with [...]

2021-07-06T15:58:49+00:00July 6th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

UA 400 Youth Apprentice Program

The UA 400 Youth Apprentice Program helps high school students gain workplace skills and connect with contractors offering paid apprenticeships in plumbing, pipefitting, steamfitting, fabrication and HVAC. In today’s video, Chris Glinski and other UA 400 members visit with tech ed students at West De Pere High School. Fox Valley teachers or high [...]

2021-06-09T14:36:42+00:00June 9th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

More Spending Needed On Broadband

One thing lawmakers in Madison agree on is that more spending is needed to address broadband connectivity. That means more underground cable, especially in rural areas. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with industry experts to learn about underground directional boring. Robb Kahl from the Construction Business Group talks about the need for safety and [...]

2021-05-03T15:20:59+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

UA 400 Holds Welding Merit Badge Clinic

Today's video features the recent Plumbers & Steamfitters UA Local 400 Welding Merit Badge Clinic. 192 Boy Scouts from the Bay-Lakes Council participated at Camp Rokilio in Kiel WI. UA 400 members provided the scouts with hands-on experience in welding fundamentals and practical welding skills. UA 400 and four signatory contractors donated all [...]

2021-04-28T14:52:25+00:00April 28th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Water Safety Guidelines For Reopening Buildings

As more teachers and others get vaccinated, more schools and other buildings are reopening. Plumbing systems in commercial buildings are designed to be used often. Stagnant water in pipes is a fertile breeding ground for the bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s Disease. As these buildings reopen, managers need to take precautions to insure water [...]

2021-03-08T15:52:05+00:00March 8th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Underground Directional Boring

The pandemic has highlighted the need for rapid internet infrastructure, particularly in rural areas. The governor has pledged that help is on the way but precautions must be taken. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with industry experts to learn about underground directional boring. Robb Kahl from the Construction [...]

2021-03-01T16:12:10+00:00March 1st, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Train With The Best At UA Local 400

Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 400 offers a top-rate apprenticeship program that can be a great fit for both men and women. Apprentices are paid while they train on the job with Local 400 signatory contractors as well as classroom instruction at their state-of-the-art Training Center. In today’s video, Genna Borths, a 2nd [...]

2021-02-10T15:37:01+00:00February 10th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments