Jim and Calvin Jensen surveyed an intersection for a job installing fiber optic cable in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, during the summer of 2018. They did not like what they saw. The dense suburb east of Madison had a lot of old buildings, and a web of pipelines was lurkking beneath their feet, Calvin would later tell detectives.Read More »
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission on Thursday slapped a contractor with a $25,000 fine for failing to check for utilities before striking a natural-gas line in downtown Sun Prairie and causing an explosion that killed a firefighter.Read More »
Two contractors working in Sun Prairie ahead of an explosion that killed a firefigher and leveled much of the city's downtown last summer have been fined by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration for their role in the blast.Read More »
Perhaps more so than any other year in recent memory, 2018 was momentous for the construction industry in Wisconsin.
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A hole in a valve was the source of an April explosion at a Husky Energy refinery in northwestern Wisconsin that injured 36 people and required the evacuation of a large part of the city of Superior, according to findings of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board presented Wednesday.Read More »