The Building Tradesman Newspaper



Consumers Energy plans $750M gas-fired Genesee plant

Consumers Energy announced Dec. 17 that it plans to build a major new natural gas-fired power plant in Genesee County.  The company estimates it will invest about $750 million in the project. ..

Labor no admirer of fiscal cliff settlement

WASHINGTON –The federal government’s brief dive with the “fiscal cliff” settlement hit with a resounding thud with the labor movement – and was just as unpopular with about everyone else. ..

Patient tower at St. Joseph-Pontiac creates more room for everybody

PONTIAC – The delivery of health care has changed just a bit since the first building on the campus of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland was erected in 1927. ..

Big money drove the RTW bus in Michigan

(By James P. Hoffa, General President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters) ..

Union brand should point to shared value as trades plan our future

This is the time of year when we take the occasion to pause and reflect upon the year that was; the year to come; and to resolve to find ways to better ourselves and those around us. ..