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Start Online And Finish Outdoors

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in online virtual learning for students from kindergarten through college. For high school students who are handy and like the outdoors, there are online elective courses that can lead to a rewarding career. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature the Wisconsin Operating Engineers Pre-Apprenticeship Courses [...]

2020-04-30T15:46:26+00:00April 30th, 2020|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Happy New Year 2020

Happy New Year from your friends at Building Wisconsin TV! Today we're repeating one of our favorite shows from 2019, the Wisconsin Pipe Trades State Apprenticeship Competition. Here's to a prosperous 2020! Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives in Wisconsin, check out our Roku channel and be sure to like us on Facebook!

2019-12-31T15:15:54+00:00December 31st, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Merry Christmas 2019

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from your friends at Building Wisconsin TV! In today's video, apprentices talk about the pride they feel as members of Wisconsin Operating Engineers Local 139. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives in Wisconsin, check out our Roku channel and be sure to like us on Facebook!  

2019-12-24T15:06:03+00:00December 24th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

More Women Are Attracted To The Trades

There is an ongoing shortage of workers in construction, especially women. As reported here, while women make up 51% of the total workforce, in construction it’s just over 9%. Many trades, including Plumbers Local 75 have been actively recruiting women to join their apprenticeship programs. At Plumbers75Careers.com, interested candidates answer a few questions [...]

2019-11-19T16:18:10+00:00November 19th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Verona High School Construction Update

Construction continues on the new Verona WI high school set to open in the fall of 2020. Today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV features the construction of the new high school. Host Stuart Keith meets with District Supt. Dean Gorell to learn about the project and Kevin Roth from JH Findorff explains the role of Wisconsin Laborers. [...]

2019-11-18T16:20:52+00:00November 18th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments