construction trades

Back to the Future

Join us as we travel to the first featured project on Building Wisconsin TV. It was a 30-story high rise called The Moderne in the old Park East Corridor of Milwaukee featuring the members of Plumbers 75 and since then, the Fiserv Forum was built and the Milwaukee Bucks have won a world [...]

2021-12-22T16:40:30+00:00December 22nd, 2021|Home Page, Plumbers Local 75|0 Comments

Construction of a Solar Power Project

Building Wisconsin TV features the members of Operating Engineers 139 to learn more about the construction of a Solar Power Project near Wisconsin Rapids. Host Stuart Keith meets up with Matt Benner from AZCO, Matt Mashuda from Mashuda Contractors, Tim Kreft from Alliant Energy and Terry McGowan, President of Operating Engineers 139 in [...]

2021-10-14T22:53:02+00:00October 10th, 2021|Home Page, Wisconsin Operating Engineers 139|0 Comments

Pipelines

Building Wisconsin TV takes a closer look at how Pipelines help keep things moving not only in Wisconsin but throughout the United States. Host Stuart Keith meets up Ron Spoerl from Hawk Industries to learn about reclamation and safety, Trent Wetmore from Enbridge to see how pumping stations operate, Bob Osborn from Michels [...]

2021-07-09T16:23:12+00:00July 9th, 2021|Home Page, Steamfitters Local 601|0 Comments

Welding and Pipe Fabrication Training with UA Local 400 & Bassett Mechanical

Learn about welding and fabrication training long with the pipe trades apprenticeship programs offered by Plumbers & Steamfitters UA Local 400. Building Wisconsin TV host Stuart Keith meets up with Local 400 Business Manager Trevor Martin at their training center and we take a tour of Bassett Mechanical with company President Kim Bassett [...]

2021-01-13T14:36:15+00:00January 13th, 2021|Home Page, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 400|0 Comments

WI Operating Engineers Offer Online Classes

Whenever schools and colleges decide to re-open, online learning will certainly be a component for the foreseeable future. Wisconsin Operating Engineers Local 139 was among the first Trades to offer an online elective pre-apprenticeship program for high school students. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature this program which is among [...]

2020-07-15T14:37:37+00:00July 15th, 2020|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

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

Industrial Refrigeration Primer

We trust in the safety of our fresh and frozen food at the market. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems which make fresh and frozen food distribution possible. Host Stuart Keith visits Summit Refrigeration Group where owners Mike Conti, Fred Anderson and Rick DeGroot provide a [...]

2020-04-20T15:44:24+00:00April 20th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

Training For Plumbing Test

In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll see why plumbers in Wisconsin are highly regarded for their training. Host Stuart Keith meets Steve Breitlow from Plumbers Local 75 at Madison Area Technical College to check out apprentices training for the Journeyman Plumbers Test. If you're looking for a quality plumbing contractor in [...]

2020-04-16T15:38:48+00:00April 16th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

High School Electives At Destinations Career Academy

If you know a high school student who's handy or likes the outdoors, there are 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 which are among the electives offered online at Destinations Career Academy.   Subscribe to the Building [...]

2020-02-03T17:07:57+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

Testing To Be A Journeyman Plumber

Plumbers Local 75 apprentices go through a 5 year paid training program including classroom and on-the-job training which culminates in the Wisconsin Journeyman Plumbers Test. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith travels to Madison Area Technical College to watch apprentices preparing for the test. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to [...]

2020-01-02T16:06:07+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments