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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

For road work, it may not get any better than this

Date Posted: April 27 2007

LANSING - By comparison with what lies ahead, the year 2007 is looking pretty good for highway funding - and for the rating of the condition of our state's roads...

Granholm lays out plan for 'investment' in Michigan

Date Posted: April 27 2007

LANSING - Gov. Jennifer Granholm told Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council delegates that Michigan's job and budgetary woes are rooted in a state that has 630 percent more manufacturing...

News Briefs

Date Posted: April 27 2007

Trades protest Belle Isle work Building trades crafts want to prepare the Belle Isle for the Detroit Grand Prix - but they can't get off the starting line. The quasi-public...

No easy answers for state's budget - The Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council Legislative Conference, 2007

Date Posted: April 27 2007

LANSING - Did you hear Michigan's state government is in a budget crisis? Delegates to the 48th Legislative Conference of the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council got an earful...

North Terminal reaches for the top

Date Posted: April 27 2007

ROMULUS - The last major structural steel beam was lifted into place April 18, signifying the topping out of the $426 million Metro Airport North Terminal Redevelopment Project. Iron Workers...

Building trades council mainstay Mary Bechtol retires

Date Posted: April 13 2007

LANSING - No one keeps statistics on people who keep the same job for four decades. But if they did, it would likely be a short list - and now,...

Building trades legislative conference, '07

Date Posted: April 13 2007

WASHINGTON (PAI) - Speaking to a sun-splashed rally of building trades delegates workers on Capitol Hill, and a conference in a hotel ballroom - a number of pro-worker politicians told...

Icon on Bond moves toward a high-end finish

Date Posted: April 13 2007

GRAND RAPIDS -The Icon on Bond condominium project is moving along nicely toward completion at the end of this summer. Exterior brick-work is complete, tile work has started, drywall is...

Mock training teams up rescue, construction personnel

Date Posted: April 13 2007

ANN ARBOR - A construction worker goes in the hole. How do you apply first aid and get him out quickly and safely? That was the first of three joint...

News Briefs

Date Posted: April 13 2007

Building trades council mainstay Mary Bechtol retires The Greater Detroit Building and Construction Trades Council is urging building trades workers who live in White Lake Township and along the M-59...

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