Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Various groups this week are arguing new crane safety rules should not apply to small equipment, but those speaking in Washington, D.C., do not represent a unified industry voice. The proposed Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules ...Read More »
Sean Ryan email@example.com Four contractors that worked on the $20 million Staybridge Suites hotel and residential project in Milwaukee filed construction liens against the project developer. The four companies â€” Spancrete Industries Inc., Waukesha; Otis Elevator Co., Milwaukee; Black Diamond ...Read More »
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Thomas & Egenhoefer Inc., a 28-year-old general contractor, is officially closed. The companyâ€™s Menomonee Falls headquarters phone number has only a message saying the office closed permanently Friday. Officials from the company did not respond to messages ...Read More »
Sean Ryan email@example.com Paul Thomas, who filed a $15,558 claim against William Beaudoin and Sons Inc., said he feels no ill will toward the defunct Brookfield-based road builder. â€œI have no negativity against Beaudoin,â€ said Thomas, co-owner of Midwest Landscaping ...Read More »
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Municipalities are worried projects that require an endangered species review will not meet the deadlines to obtain federal stimulus money. â€œThe more issues that are thrown into the equation obviously have a time restraint,â€ said J.P. Walker, ...Read More »
Sean Ryan email@example.com There is always a rash of construction accidents on a Monday following the beginning of daylight saving time, warns Frank Keres. â€œThese arenâ€™t major catastrophic accidents,â€ said Keres, president of Construction Risk Associates Inc., Northbrook, Ill. â€œTheyâ€™re ...
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Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Wisconsin contractors do not want to shoulder the higher fees the state Department of Natural Resources wants to charge to cover the cost of its four asbestos inspectors. The DNR, in the proposed state budget, is asking ...Read More »
Sean Ryan email@example.com Scott Georgeson says he remembers a theater conference five years ago where no technicians showed up for the architecture sessions. But those same technicians — lighting designers, set designers and theater managers –pointed out the flaws of ...
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Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Development groups say theyâ€™ll spend the next month lobbying for changes to a Milwaukee ordinance increasing hiring and wage requirements after the cityâ€™s Common Council sent the item back to committee Tuesday. Developers donâ€™t want the ordinance ...Read More »
Sean Ryan email@example.com The possibility of lawsuits trumped Southwest Wisconsin Technical Collegeâ€™s plan to forgo bid bond requirements to help local companies compete for campus projects. The Fennimore-based college told contractors last week that bid bonds will be required for ...Read More »