In this time of isolation and emphasis on personal safety, Wisconsin Pipe Trades professionals are taking appropriate precautions to keep themselves and others safe. Through their career hub, they have a COVID-19 Health and Safety Portal and they've also reached out to non-union pros by postcard to share the helpful information. Good to [...]
According to the EPA, roughly 10 million homes and buildings in the US receive water from service lines that are at least partially made of lead, so in this episode of Building Wisconsin, host Stuart Keith meets up with Plumbers 75 contractor Mid City Corporation to see the lead service line replacement process.
We don't think about quarries and gravel pits too often because in most cases they are out of sight and out of mind. But when fixing our infrastructure, quarries play a huge role laying the foundation for just about every municipal, commercial, industrial and residential project you can think of. Watch and learn [...]
Catch the heated competition at the 2019 Wisconsin Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest held this year in Madison WI at the Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center. Winners move on to the District competition in St Paul MN where they will compete against 10 other states, with winners moving on to the UA International Pipe [...]
Learn about ammonia refrigeration systems with Summit Refrigeration Group and Steamfitters Local 601 and see how they're used to help keep our food frozen and cooled so it can safely get to our dinner tables.
Take a tour of the new Fiserv Forum arena, home of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks and Marquette University basketball teams. Learn about the construction process over the last 2 years as Building Wisconsin TV host Stuart Keith meets up with Steve Breitlow from Plumbers Local 75, Peter Feigin, President of the Milwaukee Bucks, [...]
Keep Wisconsin Moving is a report completed by the Wisconsin Transportation Finance and Policy Commission to help Wisconsin find a long term funding solution for the State's transportation system. Building Wisconsin TV Host Stuart Keith meets with commission members Robb Kahl, Craig Thompson and Mark Gottlieb, to learn more about the report and [...]
Check out a new Building Wisconsin TV episode with Steamfitters Local 601 and Dillett Mechanical as we cover HVAC Service Training and visit a couple projects.
Learn about the training and operation of Side Boom tractors as Building Wisconsin TV host Stuart Keith meets up with Terry McGowan from the Operating Engineers 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services. We travel to Coloma WI to check out the training and Wrightstown WI to see a natural gas pipeline [...]
Jump start a new career and learn about the IBEW Electrical Apprenticeship in Wisconsin as Building Wisconsin TV host Stuart Keith catches up with Dean Warsh and Dan Large from IBEW 494. We cover the application process along with the curriculum and training for an electrical career through the IBEW and we finish [...]