Project Insights

Road Building And Transportation Infrastructure

The delayed arrival of winter snow has extended road construction season, giving projects more time to be completed. In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with WiDOT Secy. Craig Thompson who gives an update and explains how federal dollars from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill are being used for state and local [...]

2023-12-07T09:40:32-06:00December 7th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Plumbers 75 Training Center And The Tributary Hub

Plumbers Local 75 took an empty big box store in Madison and transformed it into their Madison Training Center and Tributary Hub. The Tributary Hub is a partnership to support working families with career training, child care and affordable housing. In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with Steve [...]

2023-12-05T09:38:30-06:00December 5th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Steamfitters Local 601 At Dancing Goat Distillery

Holiday time means holiday parties and holiday parties mean cocktails. In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, we’re making whiskey at Dancing Goat Distillery with members from Steamfitters Local 601. Host Stuart Keith starts at the Local 601 Training Center in Milwaukee with Joel Zielke. Then it’s on to Dancing Goat in Cambridge WI to meet [...]

2023-12-04T09:07:45-06:00December 4th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Pointer Cleaner Caulker Restoration Projects

We'll check out some Pointer Cleaner Caulker Restoration projects with the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers of Wisconsin (BACWI) in this video from Building Wisconsin TV. Host Stuart Keith starts at the Building Advantage Construction Career Fair in Milwaukee where high school students learned about bricklaying, tile setting and Pointer Cleaner Caulkers (PCC) with Jim Vick, [...]

2023-11-30T08:52:43-06:00November 30th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Reducing Salt Pollution

Salt pollution is becoming a problem. Salt pollutes drinking water sources, aids some invasive species, damages infrastructure and causes soil problems. Cities like Madison are reducing the amount of salt used on the roads and in this video from Building Wisconsin TV, we’ll show how being salt wise with water softeners can also [...]

2023-11-28T09:33:34-06:00November 28th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

UA 400 Apprentice Signing Day

Every fall, UA 400 has Apprentice Signing Day when new apprentices sign their contracts to begin their 5 year training program in plumbing, steamfitting, pipe fabrication or HVAC service. UA 400 Apprentices need to be 18+ years old, have a high school diploma or GED, a valid drivers license, a passing grade on the Apprentice [...]

2023-11-27T09:22:34-06:00November 27th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving 2023

As we approach Thanksgiving Day, many of us have plenty to be thankful for: good health, family and friends, good paying jobs and our quality of life here in Wisconsin. We hope all travelers arrive safely to enjoy the holiday and wish everyone Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Building Wisconsin TV! Football is [...]

2023-11-22T09:38:30-06:00November 22nd, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Ironworkers Local 8 At Baird Center Project

The $456 million expansion of the Baird Center in downtown Milwaukee is on budget and on time to be completed in April 2024. In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets on site with contractors and members of Ironworkers Local 8. From massive steel beams being placed to the rebar and [...]

2023-11-21T09:17:57-06:00November 21st, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments

Choosing Apprenticeship Over College

Gov. Evers and the Department of Workforce Development celebrated National Apprenticeship Week by announcing that Wisconsin’s Registered Apprenticeship Program has reached a record 16,384 enrolled apprentices. K-12 schools in Wisconsin are increasingly being incentivized to expose students to a full range of career options before leaving high school. And more students are choosing [...]

2023-11-20T09:13:58-06:00November 20th, 2023|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Mulva Cultural Center Is Ready To Open

The Mulva Cultural Center, a new 75,000 sq. ft. arts and exhibit space in De Pere WI, is ready to open on December 3 with a Beatles exhibit covering the time in the 1960’s when Beatlemania ran rampant in America, featuring memorabilia and rare photographs. In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart [...]

2023-11-16T09:38:26-06:00November 16th, 2023|Project Insights|0 Comments