The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Kerry endorsed by building trades for U.S. president

All aboard the Kerry bandwagon. ..

In 2003, another drop for union membership

WASHINGTON (PAI) – Union membership declined again in 2003, dropping to 12.9 percent of the nation’s workforce, compared to 13.3 percent in 2002. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the numbers last month. ..

Trades transform Merchants Row

The huge dust cloud from the imploded J.L. Hudson’s building on Woodward Avenue in 1998 has been long been settled. ..

The Gangbox - Assorted news and notes


Bricklayers rediscover lost art of lighthouse construction

It looks like a lighthouse. It was modeled after a lighthouse. But the U.S. Coast Guard prefers that we don’t call it a lighthouse. ..