A proposed rule requiring contractors to earn a certification before inspecting fire and smoke dampeners is headed for further scrutiny following a committee's vote on Friday.Read More »
Wisconsin has fresh hope for an eventual “return to normal” with the most-recently issued emergency order to combat the coronavirus pandemic, but the “new normal” may temporarily look a little different.Read More »
Dan Zignego took his faith, his family and his work seriously. The longtime executive at the Waukesha roadbuilder Zignego Co. saw himself as a steward of the family business, acting as a mentor to others who would succeed him in running it. He was active in church, helping organize mission trips to Africa. And he was a die-hard deer hunter, making near-weekly trips to the family's hunting grounds in Bowler to prepare for the next deer season.Read More »
State officials are taking steps meant to ease an acute backlog in requested reviews of commercial-construction plans after delays were a common subject of complaint this past building season.
Tagged with: Andre Jacque Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin Chris Kapenga Dawn Crim John Schulze plan reviews Roger Roth Steve Klessig Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional ServicesRead More »
For recent high-school graduates, individuals interested in changing professions and those seeking a second chance at the American dream, there is no better time to join the construction industry.Read More »
A recent letter to the editor from John Mielke of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin made the argument that Gov. Scott Walker has been the biggest cheerleader for apprenticeship throughout Wisconsin, and he closes his piece by claiming “we should not distort reality.”Read More »
On Labor Day, we honor the men and women who build our cities, villages and towns. From roads to bridges, schools and municipal buildings, Wisconsin’s construction industry has contributed to our local development, advancement and strength for decades.Read More »