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Building trades hold major stake in immigration debate

Large protests in various cities about American immigration policy has placed the issue on the front burner in Congress - and it's a subject that should be closely watched by U.S. construction workers. ..

Barton-Malow, trades briskly build for Bosch

"Fast-paced" is a barely adequate description for the construction schedule of the 225,000-square-foot Robert Bosch Corp. Prototype and Laboratory building going up in Plymouth Twp. ..

Contractor/owner survey reflects uncertain economy

The most extensive ongoing survey of Michigan's construction industry was released in a report last week, with results that reflect an uncertain statewide economy, but a glint of hope for future work prospects. ..

Trades renovate Borgess Medical Cen

KALAMAZOO - Building trades workers and medical personnel are trying to keep out of each other's way during ongoing renovations at Borgess Medical Center. ..

Prevailing wage still doesn't raise overall costs, seminar shows

By Guy Snyder ..

Why has Michigan's oldest pavement lasted so long?

Researchers look for clues in century-old concrete street ..

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