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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

NOVA Award celebrates industry's ingenuity

Date Posted: March 31 2000

The ingenuity of construction workers received tip of the hat on March 16 amid hundreds of construction industry movers and shakers from around the world. "Throughout history, construction innovations have...

Rare, beautiful and durable - Greektown mosaic has it all

Date Posted: March 31 2000

At the grand entrance of the Greektown Casino in Detroit, visitors will be walking all over a piece of art work that's rarely seen in modern construction. Which is just...

Safety inspector money here today, gone tomorrow

Date Posted: March 31 2000

LANSING -A few Republicans in the Michigan House lined up with Democrats in an effort to help lower the state's alarming death and injury rate among workers. On March 21,...

'Between now and Election Day, each of us has a role to play'

Date Posted: March 17 2000

LANSING - The labor vote is ripe for the taking. Most of the time, all you have to do is ask for it. That's the theory behind an effort undertaken...

Conference builds the case against state Republicans

Date Posted: March 17 2000

"A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election." - Bill Vaughan Author Vaughn wasn't at...


Date Posted: March 17 2000

FAIR Act 'anything but fair' Some U.S. House Republicans vowed to continue to push for a floor vote on the FAIR Act - a vote House Speaker Dennis Hastert says...

Quality conscious trades, Walbridge build Flagstar HQ

Date Posted: March 17 2000

The building trades, general contractor Walbridge-Aldinger and its subcontracts are erecting a new headquarters building in Troy for Flagstar Bancorp. The $30 million, 380,000 square-foot building is part of a...

Time to arrest the assault on your hearing

Date Posted: March 17 2000

Huh? Pardon me? What was that? If you find yourself wondering why the lips of the person next to you are moving but you're not hearing anything, you may have...

Trades plan for Nov. 7 election 'Are we going to fight for the future of our families?'

Date Posted: March 17 2000

LANSING - If some balance isn't restored to state government, the next decade will likely be a debacle for working people in the State of Michigan. That was the message...

Human resources in the trades build new center for UAW-GM

Date Posted: March 3 2000

The UAW and General Motors are using 100 percent union resources to jointly build the 420,000-square-foot Center for Human Resources building that's going up on Detroit's riverfront. The joint education...

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