The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Plenty of second opinions over Medicare overhaul

The massive federal Medicare system may be set for the biggest overhaul in the program's 38-year history. Whether or not it's a good overhaul depends upon who you talk to. ..

Down on the farm? Not this silo

The building trades and general contractor Graycor are moving towards completing a massive 106-foot diameter, 185-foot-tall silo in Detroit that purportedly has the largest capacity in North America. ..

Most of labor keeps powder dry during presidential primary

When it comes to endorsing a candidate for U.S. president in 2004, unions and their members are all over the map. ..

Construction forecast calls for a slightly better 2004

We have no idea about weather trends for the next 12 months, but the clouds should break up slightly over the U.S. construction industry in 2004, according to the Engineering News Record and others at the North American Construction Forecast Conference. ..

The Gangbox


New look for Northern's east campus

MARQUETTE - A collection of projects at Northern Michigan University is adding fresh new space to the campus, while helping sustain employment for the building trades. ..