Enbridge has signed a letter of intent to pick a division of Michels Corp. to oversee a 40-mile relocation of the company's Line 5 oil-and-gas pipeline in northern Wisconsin.Read More »
A $1.28 billion plan to widen a stretch of Interstate 94 west of downtown Milwaukee to eight lanes would cost $74 million more than simply rebuilding the current six lanes, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s latest analysis of the project.Read More »
An appeals court has found that officials at J.H. Findorff hadn't in fact been retaliating against an equipment operator when it refused to hire her after she had complained about sex discrimination.Read More »
The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 is packing up its picket signs after the contractor SJ Louis agreed to reinstate an employee it had fired after accusing him of being a "mole" for the union.Read More »
A coalition of construction and business interests are pointing to a poll suggesting that Milwaukee-area residents favor plans to add lanes to a stretch of Interstate 94 west of downtown Milwaukee over less costly options.Read More »
The Minnesota contractor S.J. Louis says a labor union "disrespected" it by picketing a series of jobsites where the company is working to install a water pipeline in Waukesha this week.Read More »
When construction officials look back at the changes they’ve made in response to COVID-19, some of the most wide-ranging ones they see have no doubt been in the ways they provide training.
Tagged with: Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin coronavirus International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 Terry Hayden Terry McGowan training Wayne Belanger Wisconsin Pipe Trades AssociationRead More »
When it started, 2020 looked to be off to as good a start as any year in recent memory.
Tagged with: Building Advantage coronavirus Couture International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 Jeff Beiriger Michael Vickerman Nathan Jurowski RENEW Wisconsin Terry Hayden Terry McGowan Wisconsin Pipe Trades AssociationRead More »
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a third federal lawsuit seeking to invalidate Act 10, the Wisconsin law restricting collective bargaining.Read More »
As Enbridge Energy started construction this week on one pipeline in Minnesota, it was receiving support from a coalition of union trades groups for its plans to rebuild part of its Line 5 natural gas line in northern Wisconsin.Read More »