By Marie Rohde The Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing from its storm water management rule a requirement builders say would have added $10 billion a year to construction costs in the U.S. “This is a significant victory,” said Patrick Stevens, ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Stickney Excavating LLC, Tomah, must pay a $525 requirements-for-excavation-protective-systems citation because the period to contest the violation has ended. The company was issued the citation April 23 during an excavation job at 500 E. Veterans St., Tomah. ...
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OSHA reports • Feaker & Sons Co. Inc., De Pere, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on April 20 to reduce a $450 head-protection citation to $200 and two specific-excavation-requirements citations, totaling $2,250, to $1,400. The company was issued the ...
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Miron Construction Co. Inc. plans to open a 10,000-square-foot office in Wauwatosa in August. The Neenah-based contractor is leasing space in the Milwaukee County Research Park, which will be its fourth Wisconsin office, said Klaus Lemke, Miron vice president of ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Town City Construction, Appleton, must pay a $600 fall-protection citation because the period to contest the violation has ended. The company was issued the citation Dec. 10 during a roofing job in Eagle River. • Kain Roofing ...
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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Neenah Enterprises, one of the largest independent foundry companies in the country, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware. The Wisconsin-based company listed assets of about $286 million and total debt of about $449 ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in six of Wisconsin’s 12 Wisconsin metropolitan areas in November. According to the state’s Department of Workforce Development, unemployment rose in the Eau Claire, Green Bay, La Crosse, Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Racine and Sheboygan ...Read More »