The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Two 'stand up' groups fight for U.S. steel and iron ore industries

Our look at the history of the Empire and Tilden mines in the Upper Peninsula comes at a time of tremendous uncertainty and turmoil in an industry that has an almost seamless tie with mining: the manufacturing of steel. ..

U.P.'s Tilden, Empire mines carve out niche in state history

Michigan has a heavy metal heritage. ..

IBEW, NECA dedicate new training center

"If I went to a school like this, imagine how smart I would be," one Local 58 retiree joked during the May 12 open house/dedication at the IBEW/NECA Apprenticeship Training Center in Warren. ..

Project labor agreement at work as Mott Tech Center gets topped out

FLINT - The last major section of steel was installed at Mott Community College's Regional Technology Center on May 15, moving the school a step forward toward supplying trained workers to the organizations that need them. ..

Tile wall displays professional, amateur skills

No matter how you cut it or apply it, and no matter how large an ego the installer might have, most tile jobs are not a piece of art. ..

Additional safety inspectors proposed

LANSING - Legislation is in the works to improve worker safety by getting tough on employers who break state safety laws. ..

NEWS BRIEFS

Tradesman trying improve mailing  ..