J. Gerard Capell of Capell Design Associates, Milwaukee, and Lynn Javoroski of Flad & Associates Inc., Madison, will be named fellows of the Construction Specifications Institute, a national association based in Alexandria, Va., at CSI’s annual convention Sept. 16 in Chicago.Read More »
Contractors associations in Wisconsin offer guidance, support and resources, but all of it comes at a price.
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By Sean Ryan Milwaukee-area contractors are not experiencing the swine flu problems that are fueling the effort to require paid sick leave at businesses. “If anybody needs it, it’s available,” Doug Mortenson, M.A. Mortenson Co. operating group safety director in ...
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Sean Ryan [email protected] A two-story fall will put an ironworker in the hospital. A 50- or 60-foot tumble will put that same ironworker in the grave. National ironworker groups, preferring the first option, spent eight years demanding the Occupational Safety ...Read More »
Dustin Block [email protected] Wisconsin companies always should be allowed to bid on projects paid for with state tax dollars, according to one of the state’s labor leaders. Ken Kraemer, executive director of Building Advantage Wisconsin, is calling for a new ...Read More »
Dustin Block [email protected] Kenosha school officials blamed the inexperience of Hunzinger Construction Co. and J.P. Cullen & Sons Inc. in barring the companies from bidding on an estimated $8.5 million school restoration. Brookfield-based Hunzinger and Janesville-based Cullen were left off ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] The sick leave guidelines Milwaukee released Wednesday confirmed industry fears that the ordinance would override paid time-off provisions in contractorsâ€™ collective-bargaining agreements. â€œEverybody understands what the goal is, but the problem with that is you have, within ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] Builders are pushing Wisconsin governments to stop trying to balance their budgets by putting construction projects on the back burner. Milwaukee County emerged as an example Tuesday when the Public Policy Forum Inc., Milwaukee, reported the county ...Read More »