The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Could Michigan OK a better sanitation standard in 2002? 'Forget about it'

We reported in March that a new and improved federal standard to improve sanitary facilities on construction job sites is "dead in the water," according to an OSHA representative. ..

Need a lift? Headache ball's role as an elevator will continue

While Michigan's Hardhats may not get any immediate help from the state in improving construction sanitation standards, the trades and MIOSHA have put their heads together with the headache ball. ..

A great fender bender Trades press to build G.M. stamping plant

DELTA TWP. - By the first quarter of next year, General Motors will have a plant that can't be touched when it comes to bending and shaping automotive sheet metal. ..

Senate adopts Fast Track, but pro-worker add-ons may prove a deal-killer

WASHINGTON (PAI) - The Senate on May 23 passed Fast Track legislation, 66-30, rejecting most pro-worker amendments along the way. ..

Innovative buildings win top honors for steel construction

A trio of union-built Michigan projects were honored for excellence in steel construction in the 2002 Steel Systems Excellence Awards. ..

Ground breaks on Labor Legacy monument 'Transcend'

Ground was broken May 17 on the Michigan Labor Legacy Project in Detroit, which will be a public work of art that will honor working men and women, describe labor's heritage and "inspire the public with labor's vision for the future," according to project president Gerald Banton. ..