The construction industry is undergoing a significant transformation as it embraces the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI).Read More »
Are you permitted?
There are times when working on energized equipment is warranted or justified.
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Editorial: Use state surplus for infrastructure
Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed $3.8 billion capital budget for the next two years is a heady package indeed and would mark an historic investment package in Wisconsin’s infrastructure needs – much of it going to the University of Wisconsin System.
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Editorial: Brewers deal raises questions
While our eyes will be on the field, Gov. Tony Evers and Brewers primary owner Mark Attanasio will be swinging for the wallets of Wisconsin taxpayers.
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Evers’ building budget has a few twists
After a gubernatorial election, the first job of the governor in the first year of the new term is unveiling the two-year state budget plan.
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How firms can position themselves as ‘Best-in-Class’ for Builders Risk coverage
These are challenging times for the construction industry. There’s a backlog of business on the books, and that’s keeping things hopping. But keeping up – much less ahead – of demand is problematic as pressures mount.
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Pushing the needle on mental health is a team effort
As I gear up for our May technical meeting for my nonprofit, Wisconsin Construction Wellness Community, I think of a stat that construction workers die by suicide at a rate 4.3 times greater than any other workplace. This is higher than all jobsite fatalities combined.
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Fiscal Facts: Changing Midwest marijuana landscape impacts Wisconsin
Since late 2019, sales of recreational marijuana have begun in two of Wisconsin’s neighboring states, while a third appears poised to legalize the substance soon.
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Despite burgeoning pessimism, economy remains strong
In a replay of the good-news-is-bad-news scenario, those claiming we are in recessionary times were dealt a body blow by the latest jobs report. Despite the Federal Reserve’s valiant efforts to slow the economy, U.S. jobs soared by half a million in January
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Navigating the 2023 National Electric Code
Often electricians will find rules in the Code book and use or abuse the rules found and try to fit a square peg in a round hole.
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