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Feb 28, 2023

Wisconsin hits record-breaking apprenticeship numbers

Gov. Tony Evers, together with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development,  announced Tuesday that Wisconsin has achieved a state record of more than 15,900 apprentices during 2022 thanks to strong growth in traditional sectors, including construction and manufacturing and innovative opportunities in fields such as IT and health care.

Jun 1, 2020

April construction spending falls 2.9% as virus upends work

U.S. construction spending fell 2.9% in April, showing the largest drop in 18 months, with broad declines across all building activity as shutdowns hobbled projects and workers were told to stay home.

May 8, 2020

AGC survey: 67% of contractors have seen delays, shutdowns amid pandemic

Though the construction industry has largely continued to work through the coronavirus pandemic, it hasn’t dodged the broad economic downturn that’s followed the outbreak, according to a survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America Friday.

Jan 3, 2020

US construction spending up 0.6% in November, led by housing

Spending on U.S. construction projects rose a solid 0.6% in November as gains in home building and government projects offset weakness in nonresidential construction.

May 21, 2019

ABC: Construction backlog grows in March, a sign of strong demand

Work piled up for construction companies in March amid a strong economy, according to an indicator of backlogged work from the trade group Associated Builders and Contractors of America.

Jun 5, 2015

Don’t take contract language for granted

Contracts are the cornerstones of construction projects. For that reason, it's never a bad idea to subject the documents to a thorough review before signing them.

Mar 31, 2014

Man pleads guilty to theft by contractor charge, sentencing scheduled

A Pennsylvania man who allegedly misled customers pleaded guilty to a theft by contractor charge Friday.

Dec 20, 2013

Wis. construction jobs increase in November

Wisconsin construction jobs increased 2.8 percent in November, the eighth-highest gain of any state during the same period.

Jun 18, 2010

Contractor looks for work on tax credit projects (VIDEO)

By Sean Ryan State officials plan to use tax credits awarded Friday to drum up work for builders such as Jon Matthews, who started an electrical company this week. Matthews, […]

May 28, 2010

Motorists to get holiday weekend reprieve from most highway repairs

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Most highway repair projects across Wisconsin will be on hold over the long Memorial Day holiday weekend. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, only a […]

May 10, 2010

Stimulus boosting construction, but what happens next?

By Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — Despite national employment numbers offering encouraging news for construction, builders across the country are nervous about what the future holds as stimulus […]

Feb 11, 2010

Wait bearing down on construction industry

By Joe Yovino

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Have you ever waited for something so long the wait actually becomes the something?


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