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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

NEWS BRIEFS

Date Posted: October 26 2001

Golden Gate jumpers have unlikely friends Here's a building trades jurisdictional quick quiz: in San Francisco which trade has the task of talking down potential suicide jumpers from the Golden...

Putting the screws to Michigan's workers…

Date Posted: October 26 2001

Back for a return engagement: repeal of prevailing wage LANSING - It's baaack. The annual effort to repeal Michigan's Prevailing Wage Act of 1966 has returned to our state's capital,...

These colors won't run on Monroe Co. farmhouse

Date Posted: October 26 2001

For more than a century, Jeff and Rebecca Mullins' farmhouse in Erie looked like, well, a farmhouse. About 15 gallons of red, white and blue paint later, its exterior became...

911 fund established to aid NY construction industry workers

Date Posted: October 12 2001

Building trades workers and their families have an opportunity to aid both the current and long-term needs of construction industry workers and their families who were affected by the Sept....

Dedication scheduled for Michigan Vietnam Monument

Date Posted: October 12 2001

LANSING - More than a quarter of a century after the U.S. pulled out of the Vietnam War, Michigan soldiers who died in the conflict will be getting a lasting...

Message to Michigan voters: Democrats support gun rights, too

Date Posted: October 12 2001

By John Hamilton President, Detroit Building Trades Council I was recently elected as an officer in the State Democratic Party and am committed to promoting the issues commonly held by...

New hotel on the radar screen

Date Posted: October 12 2001

CONSTRUCTION OF THE massive Midfield Terminal at Metro Airport is starting to wind down, but another not-so-small project is just coming out of the ground. Westin Hotels and Resorts is...

News Briefs

Date Posted: October 12 2001

More of the same in 2002 road work Construction activity is winding down this year on the process of rebuilding Michigan's roads. But Michigan's Hardhats and the equipment they operate...

Okies OK right to work…

Date Posted: October 12 2001

Oklahoma is the nation's 22nd right-to-work state. On Sept. 25, a statewide right-to-work ballot measure was adopted by a 54-46 percent margin, or 68,607 votes. The anti-worker forces were bolstered...

Trades wrap up another outage at Mead paper mill

Date Posted: October 12 2001

ESCANABA - Turning wood pulp into paper is a power-intensive process, so having reliable, well-maintained boilers is vital to the Mead Corporation. Every year, Mead's Escanaba division schedules an outage...

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