By Burl Gilyard Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — Once upon a time, a vacant, city-owned L-shaped site near the Guthrie Theater was slated for condos. But the market fell apart, and the developer walked away in 2007. Since then, the ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Plans for a new University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus moved forward Tuesday amid protests from Wauwatosa city officials who pushed for more changes to the plan. The Wauwatosa Common Council has been considering the proposed UW-Milwaukee campus and ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Company executives, project managers and safety directors could face up to 20 years in prison for work site accidents if a federal bill becomes law. The Protecting America‘s Workers Act, introduced by Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey, D-Calif., would ...Read More »
By April Wilkerson Dolan Media Newswires Oklahoma City (AP) — Before this century is over, according to author Christopher Steiner, main street districts across America will be far more than a choice of social sensibility or nostalgia — they will ...
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By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer Washington (AP) — Construction spending rose in March for the first time in five months, but all the strength came in government activity as private sector building fell to the lowest level in a ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A Madison developer is willing to bypass a neighborhood vetting of an $8.5 million housing project. “We might just have to be in agreement to disagree,” said Steve Yoder, president of Apex Enterprises. Yoder said his firm ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The price of lumber products has doubled in Wisconsin over the past two months, pushing against builders’ efforts to rein in housing prices. “I don’t like it,” said Scott Thistle, president of Brookstone Homes Inc., Oconomowoc. “It ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Grader LeMoine Construction Co. Inc. has shut down after falling victim to the lack of new subdivision construction that is pummeling the earthmoving industry. “Our primary work was building subdivisions,” said Bruce LeMoine, owner and president of ...Read More »
University of Wisconsin-Parkside Communication Arts building reconstruction Owner: UW-Parkside, Kenosha Lead contractor: Miron Construction Co. Inc., Neenah Lead architect/engineer: Hammel, Green and Abrahamson Inc., Minneapolis Completion date: fall 2011 Cost: $34 million Location: UW-Parkside campus, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha Project ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Herrera Roofing LLC, Milwaukee, must pay a $375 fall-protection citation because the period to contest the violation has ended. The company was issued the citation Feb. 26 during a roofing job at 4230 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. ...
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