John Huggett, who was recently promoted to vice president of central operations at The Boldt Co., said the firm is casting a wide net for construction candidates during Careers in Construction month.Read More »
Along with being among the relatively few women with an executive role at a large general contractor, Anna Stern can now claim to be the first female president of the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin.Read More »
A survey of Wisconsin contractors released Wednesday found nearly half of the respondents had seen projects cancelled this past year because of soaring materials prices or supply-chain disruptions.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers wants to spend $2.4 billion on Wisconsin building projects over the next two years, with nearly a half of that going toward projects across the University of Wisconsin System, $163 million for a new state office building in Milwaukee and plans to move the state historical society museum to a new location near the Capitol.Read More »
A report commissioned by the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin finds the Wisconsin construction industry generated $50.3 billion in economic output in 2019, a sum that's still below levels seen before the Great Recession.
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Wisconsin's State Senate move forward on Tuesday with a revised COVID-19 relief bill in attempt at reaching a compromise with Gov. Tony Evers and shielding businesses from lawsuits over their handling of the virus.
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A group of construction associations has joined the fight to prevent state government from publicly identifying businesses with COVID-19 outbreaks.Read More »
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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