Richard "Rocky" Marcoux, longest-serving city development commissioner in Milwaukee history, is retiring — marking a career that featured several large projects, and some missed opportunities.Read More »
Alliant Energy is moving ahead with plans to build 675 megawatts of solar power with six projects, an announcement that came just days after the utility said it will retire the Edgewater coal plant in Sheboygan.Read More »
A U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday against major oil companies in lawsuits brought by California cities and counties seeking damages for the effects of climate change.Read More »
A Canadian company has built the first piece of the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline across the U.S. border and started work on labor camps in Montana and South Dakota. But it has not resolved a courtroom setback that would make it hard to finish the $8 billion project.
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After sifting through more than 150 applications, officials at the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee found they didn’t have to go far for their next chief executive. Mark Kessenich, who will take the reins at the AGC of Greater Milwaukee in June, has spent the past eight years at the workforce-group development group WRTP/Big Step, six of those as president. Recent months have also seen him leading Employ Milwaukee, another large organization with a goal of bringing more people into the workforce.
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A program in Wisconsin designed to help small companies retain workers during slow business periods has taken off after changes were made in response to the coronavirus pandemic to allow more employees to qualify.Read More »
A judge has ordered the equipment supplier Sunbelt Rentals to hire back two employees it fired in an attempt to frustrate a unionization drive last year.Read More »