The local carpenters union and worker representatives said Thursday that dozens of construction workers have been shortchanged for labor performed on Viking Lakes in Eagan, Minnesota, a mixed-use project developed by the owners of the Minnesota Vikings.Read More »
Two-year-old parking ramp at MSP airport needs ‘corrective work’
A $240 million parking structure that opened less than two years ago at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is up for a series of repairs related to water intrusion, ponding and freeze-thaw damage.
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Supply chain delay claims: A day late and a $1,000 short
This article discusses supply chain delay claims and steps owners, contractors, and material suppliers can do to help mitigate the effects of supply chain troubles.
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Delay, disruption and acceleration: untangling the tangled web
Delay, disruption and acceleration of construction projects are nothing new and most seasoned contractors have experienced one or all of them. However, the pandemic and environmental events, such as this summer’s heat wave, might point to a future in which contractors may be affected more frequently.
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Mortenson, Gilbane to help launch ‘Construction Inclusion Week’ this fall
Mortenson Construction is part of a major push ramping up this fall to promote diversity in construction, an initiative inspired in part by the national reckoning following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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The American Jobs Plan and Wisconsin
American investment in infrastructure is often taken for granted, but having lived and traveled in lesser developed nations with poor roads, airports and sometimes completely dysfunctional food systems, I can say we have it good.
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Boldt Company announces new hires
Heather Stoffel has joined Boldt as senior director of healthcare and will specialize in client relations, preconstruction, and team leadership for customers across the region from Boldt’s Wisconsin River Valley office in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Stoffel has 25 years of ...
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Politics Aside: Incentives Benefit Milwaukee
It’s no secret that in recent years, the political divide between the left and the right has been growing. In today’s highly politicized environment, legislation and policy is often bogged down by political theater or diluted (or inflated) to get just enough votes for approval. The result can make for bad policy in some cases, and no policy in others.
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Employee benefits: Some relief has expired, but new options exist
States and the federal government continue to pass laws that provide relief in light of the challenges that the coronavirus pandemic has created in various areas of life.
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2 Wisconsin projects win Wood Design Awards
WoodWorks - Wood Products Council has announced the winners of its 2021 Wood Design Awards, which include two projects from Wisconsin.
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