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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

Loss of benefits has an immediate affect on state jobless

Date Posted: July 9 2010

LANSING – The Republican opposition which killed bills to extend federal jobless benefits on June 24, and again on June 30, will have immediate consequences to the nation’s – and...

‘Most Yoopers tell me the best social program is a job’ U.P trades rally to support Eagle mine, other projects

Date Posted: July 9 2010

MARQUETTE – The message presented by the Upper Peninsula Construction Council: Mining is part of Marquette County’s heritage and it can be done safely by those who live in the...

NEWS BRIEFS

Date Posted: July 9 2010

More confidence in work outlook Construction professionals expect the industry recession to start to turn around by the end of the year, according to a survey released June 29 by...

Parking deck’s rooftop solar panels will bring power to the people

Date Posted: July 9 2010

TRAVERSE CITY –A parking deck can have a use other than as a pre-cast concrete and metal shell used to park cars. Here, the new $7.9 million parking structure at...

Republican filibusters kill jobs bill, jobless benefits, too

Date Posted: July 9 2010

WASHINGTON (PAI) – Two separate Republican filibusters on June 24 and June 30 blocked extended jobless benefits for the nation’s unemployed, putting money for millions of jobless workers in limbo...

Carpenters announce return to Michigan Building Trades

Date Posted: June 25 2010

The leadership of the Michigan Regional Carpenters Council (MRCC) has opted to end a 14-year split and re-affiliate with the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, effective immediately. In a...

Immigration reform? First step should be to halt traffic in ‘cheap, easily exploitable labor’

Date Posted: June 25 2010

The current firestorm that has erupted as a result of the enactment of the “Show Me Your Papers” law in Arizona has further enflamed the already contentious debate about illegal...

Insulators promote cancer research at Karmanos

Date Posted: June 25 2010

DETROIT – When it comes to early detection of and getting treating for asbestos-related diseases, the Karmanos Cancer Center has the seal of approval of the International Association of Heat...

New Karn plant vacuum system will better clean its emissions

Date Posted: June 25 2010

HAMPTON TWP. – Consumers Energy’s Karn-Weadock Generating Complex – which has employed thousands of building trades workers performing various projects over the past few decades – is playing the host...

NEWS BRIEFS

Date Posted: June 25 2010

End the talk:build the bridge Let’s build the bridge. A proposal to build a new suspension bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario has been studied and debated for years, It’s...

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