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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

May 15th, 2020

Date Posted: May 15 2020

May 15th, 2020

May 1st, 2020

Date Posted: May 1 2020

May 1st, 2020

April 17th, 2020

Date Posted: April 17 2020

April 17th, 2020

April 3, 2020

Date Posted: April 3 2020

April 3, 2020

Construction employment, spending, up to start 2020

Date Posted: March 20 2020

U.S. construction employment increased by 42,000 jobs in February and by 223,000 or 3.0 percent over the past 12 months, as the industry’s unemployment rate hit a new February low,...

Mackinac Straits Line 5 tunnel plans on course, Enbridge says

Date Posted: March 20 2020

LANSING - The $500 million Great Lakes Tunnel Project under the Straits of Mackinac has completed its geological core sampling phase, is on course for completion in 2024, and will...

New McLaren hospital on the rise in Lansing

Date Posted: March 20 2020

A NEW $450 MILLION hospital campus for McLaren Health Care is going up near the Michigan State University campus in south Lansing. It’s part of a 39-acre campus that will...

News Briefs

Date Posted: March 20 2020

Normal? Now, nothing is normal. The presence of the coronavirus in the U.S. has lead to stern medical warnings to wash our hands, avoid touching our face, and isolate from...

Saved! Deluge of public comments sustain trades' apprenticeship programs

Date Posted: March 20 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. Department of Labor issued a long-awaited rule on March 10 that could have had a devastating impact on the future of union-sector construction training programs....

State's new labor agency chief: 'organized labor helped build the middle class'

Date Posted: March 20 2020

LANSING - The Whitmer Administration obviously thinks "labor" and "economic opportunity" can complement each other. That's because both terms appear in the name of same state agency that Gov. Gretchen...

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