The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced Friday its campus buildings administrator is leaving to take a vice president role at John Hopkins University.Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Officials with the state Department of Administration have announced they won’t expand a state-owned power plant to generate more electricity. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports officials say the state won’t build a steam turbine generator to ...Read More »
By James Briggs When Gov. Scott Walker axed a biomass boiler from a planned $251 million renovation of Madison’s Charter Street Heating Plant, the governor announced savings of $100 million for taxpayers. That number is wrong, said John Harrod Jr., ...Read More »
By James Briggs Wisconsin’s construction market is on uneven ground right now, where some companies are finding opportunities to grow, while others are standing still or slipping back. Showing promise is The Boldt Co., Appleton, which increased its Madison office ...Read More »
By James Briggs Lawmakers want work stopped on a $150 million-plus renovation of the Charter Street Heating Plant or a commitment from the governor’s office that it won’t be sold as part of a recent budget bill proposal. Gov. Scott ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer “Escape to Illinois!” proclaims the Illinois Wind Energy Association in the wake of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed new rules on wind turbine siting. Walker is asking the Republican-controlled Legislature to pass a law that any turbine ...Read More »
By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker scrapped plans Thursday to convert a power plant to run on natural fuels such as wood chips and paper pellets, a move that could save up to $100 million ...Read More »
By James Briggs The University of Wisconsin System expects to receive a smaller piece of Wisconsin’s budgetary pie next year, likely resulting in fewer campus construction projects around the state. The UW System took a 5.2 percent decrease in taxpayer ...Read More »
By James Briggs Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) Contractor Services for Charter Street Heating Plant Rebuild, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dane County A University of Wisconsin official warns that an initiative of Gov.-elect Scott Walker could prevent rail upgrades and cost ...
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By James Briggs If Gov.-elect Scott Walker wants to radically redraw plans to convert a Madison power plant, the contractor behind the project would sure like to know what the changes entail. The Boldt Co., Appleton, is waiting for clarification ...
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