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WI Operating Engineers Apprenticeship Training

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature Wisconsin Operating Engineers Apprenticeship Training. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Wisconsin Operating Engineers Local 139 at the Training Center in Coloma WI to learn about the classroom, heavy equipment and on-the-job training that comes with a Wisconsin Operating Engineers apprenticeship. Click here to learn more and you [...]

2020-09-16T15:15:02+00:00September 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019 WI Pipe Trades Apprentice Contest

So many events have been cancelled because of COVID-19 which has resulted in watching a lot of replays of past triumphs. Today's video from Building Wisconsin TV features the 2019 Wisconsin Pipe Trades Apprentice Contest held at the Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center in Madison. Apprentices from around the state competed in exercises [...]

2020-06-23T14:29:32+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Project Insights, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Precautions Needed When Reopening Buildings

As more buildings and businesses reopen, owners and managers must take precautions to insure water safety for employees and customers. Stagnant water in pipes can cause elevated lead and copper levels and is a fertile breeding ground for the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ Disease. Building and business owners looking for detailed web information [...]

Schedule For March 7-8

Here’s this weekend’s TV Schedule for Building Wisconsin: Madison – Saturday, March 7 at 5:30 am on WKOW TV-27. Milwaukee – Sunday, March 8 at 8:00 am on WVTV TV-18. Special thanks to this week’s sponsor: Steamfitters Local 601. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives in Wisconsin, check out our Roku channel and be sure [...]

2020-03-06T15:15:09+00:00March 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving 2019

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, many of us have plenty to be thankful for: good health, family and friends, good paying jobs and our quality of life in Wisconsin. We hope all travelers arrive safe to enjoy the holiday and Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Building Wisconsin TV! The NFL honored our military [...]

2019-11-27T16:58:52+00:00November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pipeline Excavating

In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers Local 139 and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services to learn about excavating using side boom tractors. Stu goes to Coloma WI to check out the training required and then to Wrightstown WI to watch excavation [...]

2019-11-14T16:05:08+00:00November 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Thought For Spring Break

It's Spring Break this week for high school students in Wisconsin. That means it won't be long before it's time for the various job fairs. Did you know that there are high school courses students can take now that can lead to a rewarding career? In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll [...]

2019-03-25T16:01:51+00:00March 25th, 2019|Project Insights, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bucks And Fiserv Forum Getting Rave Reviews

The Milwaukee Bucks and their new home at Fiserv Forum are both getting rave reviews! In this new video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we'll tour the new arena and learn about the construction process over the last two years. Host Stuart Keith meets with Bucks President Peter Feigin and Milwaukee County Executive Chris [...]

2018-11-14T16:18:54+00:00November 14th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights, Uncategorized|1 Comment