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With warmer weather comes start of several road and bridge projects for Wisconsin DOT

With warmer weather comes start of several road and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 01, 2015

  Roughly $150 million worth of road and bridge projects are beginning this week in the Northwest Region of Wisconsin, encompassing ...

Contractors on Milwaukee’s Northwestern Mutual tower claim largest continuous concrete pour in Wisconsin history

Contractors on Milwaukee’s Northwestern Mutual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 30, 2015

Workers with C.G. Schmidt and Choice Construction, among other contractors, have completed what they claim is the largest continuous concrete ...

Fahrner Asphalt, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce team up to offer road construction training in Wisconsin

Fahrner Asphalt, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce team up...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 02, 2015

Fahrner Asphalt Sealers and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (HCCW) have partnered to offer road construction and repair job training, ...

Wisconsin Senate passes right-to-work bill amid protests (VIDEO)

Wisconsin Senate passes right-to-work bill amid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2015

After two days of chaotic protests from union supporters and construction industry workers and officials, the Wisconsin Senate voted late ...

Worker killed in wall collapse on Wisconsin jobsite

Worker killed in wall collapse on Wisconsin jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

A construction worker in Madison, Wisconsin, was killed Friday morning after a wall collapsed on top of him. According to a report ...

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under governor’s proposal

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker’s current $1.3 billion road construction borrowing proposal would up state borrowing for road projects to a point that ...

Wisconsin DOT first in U.S. to test reflective orange lane paint for making work zones more visible to drivers

Wisconsin DOT first in U.S. to test reflective orange...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that it will be the first DOT in the United States to test ...

Brand new excavator driven off a 60-foot bluff and abandoned in icy Lake Michigan

Brand new excavator driven off a 60-foot bluff and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2014

A brand new 20-ton Komatsu excavator was discovered in Lake Michigan earlier this week near Milwaukee and police are trying ...

Best of the Best: Here are the 12 finalists in our 2015 Contractor of the Year awards

Best of the Best: Here are the 12 finalists in our 2015...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 03, 2014

Equipment World announces its 2015 finalists for the Contractor of the Year program, now in its 15th year. Each of the ...

VIDEO: Man gets jail time for bungee jumping 140 feet from crane on Wisconsin construction site

VIDEO: Man gets jail time for bungee jumping 140 feet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2014

A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for breaking into a Sheboygan construction site and then bungee ...

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 21, 2014

Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in need ...

For some reason, thieves stole a 1,300-pound traffic gate from a construction site in Green Bay

For some reason, thieves stole a 1,300-pound traffic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

We're not sure what the going rate for traffic gates is on the black market, but it must be enough ...

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