Last week Scott Truehl found himself contending with what would be a nightmare scenario for many construction contractors: a subcontractor’s employee on one of his company’s hotel projects in the Wisconsin Dells had tested positive for the coronavirus.Read More »
ON THE LEVEL: At WTDA, Jackson sees coronavirus putting stress on already strained transportation system
As is true for so many aspects of modern life, the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t so much revealed weaknesses in the state’s transportation as made long-recognized faults even more apparent.Read More »
Terry McGowan doesn't expect COVID-19 — and it's many ripple effects on Wisconsin's construction industry — to subside any time soon. The president and business manager of Wisconsin's largest construction union, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139, said his members have adapted quickly amid a spate of job site restrictions aimed at keeping Wisconsin's essential construction crews safe at work.Read More »
Although the past few months have not been easy for anyone, they have especially been hard for the leadership team at JCP Construction. The coronavirus outbreak has brought at least one big disappointment to the three brothers who run the ...Read More »
After sifting through more than 150 applications, officials at the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee found they didn’t have to go far for their next chief executive. Mark Kessenich, who will take the reins at the AGC of Greater Milwaukee in June, has spent the past eight years at the workforce-group development group WRTP/Big Step, six of those as president. Recent months have also seen him leading Employ Milwaukee, another large organization with a goal of bringing more people into the workforce.
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Most people know supplies are running short of the sorts of protective masks often used to shield nurses, doctors and first responders from the deadly coronavirus. But what about the small aluminum strips that, when attached to the part of masks meant to go over a person’s nose, help to ensure there is a good seal?
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