The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Most jobless workers to see a bounce in benefits

Michigan's jobless workers who are eligible for an increase in unemployment benefits should have started getting checks with the higher amount the week of May 6-10. ..

Peaker plants boost employment; add to nation's power capacity, too

EAST CHINA TWP. - More power, produced by a 320-megawatt natural gas-fired plant that's currently under construction, is nearly ready to come on line in Michigan. ..

Laborers expand training center

PERRY - A bigger and better training center for Michigan Laborers is open for business. ..

Mark 1 Restoration signs with Bricklayers Local #1

There's another welcome addition to the organized construction industry in Michigan. ..

Middle schoolers introduced to piping industry

SAGINAW - There are pros and cons about working in construction, and some school career counselors tend to focus on the negatives - if they mention the trades as a choice at all. ..

9-11 iron worker volunteer gets token of appreciation

Iron Workers Local 25 member John LaPointe wasn't seeking any attention or recognition for his efforts helping in the search and rescue mission after the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site. ..