Skip to main content

Past Issues

The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

Trades safely land construction at Metro's North Terminal

Date Posted: October 3 2008

ROMULUS - The North Terminal has flung open its gates - all 27 of them - completing a three-year-long construction project that will burnish the reputation of Metro Airport as...

Business leaders now worry about workers' voting rights on the job? How… touching

Date Posted: September 19 2008

By Andy Zipser, Editor, The Guild Reporter Communication Workers of America As the CWA, like the rest of organized labor, makes a major push on behalf of the Employee Free...

Labor starts biggest blitz ever to appeal to members to vote Obama

Date Posted: September 19 2008

By Mark Gruenberg PAI Staff Writer If you live in Michigan and you haven't received a communication from your union, urging you to vote for Barack Obama for president -...

News Briefs

Date Posted: September 19 2008

Solidarity march set for Oct. 18 Building trades union members and their families are invited to a "solidarity march" to protest anti-worker National Labor Relations Board rulings, and to support...

Opulent Book-Cadillac reappears

Date Posted: September 19 2008

DETROIT - No more will we be referring to it as the "once-grand" Book Cadillac hotel. Thanks to the work of general contractors Marous Brothers Construction, its subcontractors, and the...

Trades give MCV plant more operating options

Date Posted: September 19 2008

MIDLAND - Construction work at the Midland Cogeneration Venture (MCV) Expansion is starting to power down after a summer-long project to install six new boilers at the 1,240-megawatt plant. Later...

A new look this fall for U-M Stadium

Date Posted: September 5 2008

ANN ARBOR - If you see some unusual shadows while watching University of Michigan football games this fall, they were made possible by the hard work of the iron workers...

Heads up: West Michigan trades try billboard campaign

Date Posted: September 5 2008

The pro-union West Michigan Construction Alliance started a new campaign last month to promote its affiliated unions and contractors. The alliance is sponsoring the placement of two high-profile billboards along...

News Briefs

Date Posted: September 5 2008

$200M casino goes toU.S. Supreme Court While a U.S. Court of Appeals decision last May was favorable, continued opposition to a casino plan for Wayland Township, including an appeal to...

Obama gives short tribute to labor

Date Posted: September 5 2008

ANN ARBOR - If you see some unusual shadows while watching University of Michigan football games this fall, they were made possible by the hard work of the iron workers...

By Month