The Building Tradesman Newspaper

More protection for road workers; more penalties for drivers

Michigan's highway workers have been given another small measure of safety from state lawmakers. ..

Modern makeover for GM Tech Center

WARREN - The largest new construction/renovation project ever at the massive General Motors Technical Center is changing the 630-acre campus into modern working space that's ready for the future. ..

Petitions drive revives straight-party ballots

The tradition of straight-party voting in Michigan may have life after all. ..

Senate vote slows Fast Track

WASHINGTON (PAI) - The long debate in Congress over giving the president Fast-Track trade authority took another twist on May 15, when the Senate voted 61-38 to allow separate votes on any section of any treaty that would weaken existing U.S. trade laws. ..

Together, Local 80, SMACNA get a brand name

In concert with its contractor association, Sheet Metal Workers Local 80 took the wraps off their new identification logo on May 5, and unveiled the local's new Southfield union hall, too. ..

Iron workers' CPR efforts saves bolt supplier

Medical reports last year called into question the effectiveness of giving CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, to heart attack victims. ..

First-of-its-kind training programlinks operators, iron workers

HOWELL - The ties that bind iron workers and crane operators on construction sites are well-established. ..