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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

Trades ready to leave dock at luxury boathouse condos

Date Posted: May 26 2006

BAY CITY - Another major development along the Saginaw River is keeping the building trades busy. The $16 million Boathouse Condominiums are going up at the north end of Water...

Where road workers are present, give 'em a brake

Date Posted: May 26 2006

Michigan's Give 'em a Brake Safety Coalition kicked-off its annual highway work safety campaign on May 11 at a news conference held at the State Capitol, urging motorists to pay...

Low-key start for National Construction Alliance

Date Posted: May 19 2006

Until this month, there hasn't been much news about the formation of the new National Construction Alliance, which was announced in February. Now there are now some answers, and still...

DTE-Monroe plant to become bigger, cleaner after pollution control work

Date Posted: May 12 2006

MONROE - Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant is one of the largest coal-burning power plants in the nation - and it continues to be one of the largest ongoing construction...

Employers, trades sign on to safety alliance at Metro North job

Date Posted: May 12 2006

Walbridge Aldinger and Barton Malow Company joined with the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth (DLEG), the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters...

GOP lawmaker tries, fails to kill labor pacts on state college jobs

Date Posted: May 12 2006

LANSING - Issues over construction worker wages are a constant target of Republicans in Michigan, whether it's in the form of proposals to repeal prevailing wage or to institute a...

HealthSource ready for renovation

Date Posted: May 12 2006

SAGINAW TWP. - HealthSource Saginaw, construction manager Spence Brothers, its subcontractors and the building trades have embarked on Phase 1 of a $35 million building replacement and improvement project for...

Michigan senator wants to cozy up to corporations in asbestos cases

Date Posted: May 12 2006

LANSING - Congress has wrangled for years with creating a trust fund for victims of asbestos-related diseases, a group that includes tens of thousands of construction workers. Federal lawmakers have...

News Briefs

Date Posted: May 12 2006

Construction jobs record set in April Washington, D.C. - U.S. construction employment set a record for the 15th straight month in April, said the Associated General Contractors from monthly employment...

Barton-Malow, trades briskly build for Bosch

Date Posted: April 14 2006

"Fast-paced" is a barely adequate description for the construction schedule of the 225,000-square-foot Robert Bosch Corp. Prototype and Laboratory building going up in Plymouth Twp. Ground was broken last September,...

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