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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

There's still time: Register to vote by Monday, Oct. 7

Date Posted: September 27 2002

An election as important as the one that will take place in Michigan on Tuesday, Nov. 5 deserves all the participation that can be mustered. And in order to participate...

Who are those guys? Part 2

Date Posted: September 27 2002

Editor's note: In our last edition, we published the first in a series of three articles devoted to exposing the membership makeup of the rabidly anti-union Associated Builders and Contractors....

Labor celebrates Labor Day

Date Posted: September 13 2002

Granholm pledges 'new era of economic development' In a bygone era, Labor Day was the traditional kickoff day for major political campaigns in Michigan and across the nation. Today, of...

Mi-Dems vow: 'It's time for a change in Michigan'

Date Posted: September 13 2002

By John M, Hamilton, President Greater Detroit Building and Construction Trades Council As a member of the Executive Committee of the Michigan Democratic Party, I attended the convention held in...


Date Posted: September 13 2002

IBEW's Stephens runs for U-M regent Greg Stepens, business manager of IBEW Local 252 in Ann Arbor, will be on the Nov. 5 statewide ballot as one of two democratic...

New Soo Lock money tied up in Congress

Date Posted: September 13 2002

SAULT STE. MARIE - The slow building industry in the Upper Peninsula would have welcomed the construction of a new lock through the St. Mary's River - but the hoped-for...

Take a swat at the West Nile Virus

Date Posted: September 13 2002

One of the latest public health concerns to hit Michigan is the threat of the West Nile Virus. As construction professionals with extended exposure to the outdoors, you should be...

Who are those guys?

Date Posted: September 13 2002

Near the top of the list is Andy's Janitorial Service of Moorestown, New Jersey. Under the "C's" is the Corpus Christi Hockey Club of Corpus Christi, Texas. A little farther...

1,777 UA instructors go back to school at Washtenaw Community College

Date Posted: August 30 2002

YPSILANTI - Every year in August, there's one location in the nation that's the center of the universe, so to speak, for education in the plumbing, pipe fitting and sprinkler...

Granholm puts out welcome mat for the building trades

Date Posted: August 30 2002

MT. PLEASANT - In a speech clearly geared to her audience, Democratic Michigan gubernatorial candidate Jennifer Granholm pointed out the reasons she - and not Republican candidate Dick Posthumus -...

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