The one-year anniversary of the federal economic stimulus program came and went last month, and while the U.S. construction industry has performed miserably during that time, apparently, things could have been much worse. ..
The value of new construction starts slipped 1% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $419.3 billion, McGraw-Hill Construction reported on Feb. 19. ..
FLINT – Shuttered since 1973, the historic Durant Hotel is getting new life: its old walls will enclose modern apartments aimed at serving the student population at the nearby University of Michigan-Flint. ..
Plumbers & Pipefitters, LU 333, of Lansing, Michigan has certainly suffered its share in the downed economy but not enough to prevent the Local from giving generously to others in need. In February the Local donated enough money to underwrite a team of four to travel to New Orleans to lend Helping Hands. ..
The volume of construction work in Michigan has certainly declined – but not the quality of work. ..
- State AFL-CIO gives nod to to Whitmer for governor
- Falsely accused jobless claimants to get another day in court
- NMU invites students for a stay in The Woods
- Congress gets to work on multi-employer pension reform plan
- Senate party-line vote gives GOP majority on labor board
- Insulators urge: 'Unite for a Cure' for mesothelioma
- State review continues of petitions aimed at repealing prevailing wage
- Cadillac Tax delayed again; should be shelved permanently
- BWL spreading lots of capital for construction in our capital city
- Construction employment hums along in Michigan