Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Milwaukee

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Data from Dodge Data & Analytics indicates the overall value of new Milwaukee contracts may decline in 2017

City Scoop: Milwaukee

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The metro Milwaukee construction market is experiencing “a renaissance of building” fueled by a few megaprojects such as the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons and the new Bucks Arena, says Adam R.

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Northwestern Mutual Tower Shines Beacon Over Milwaukee

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At 32 stories, the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons is designed to strike a grand pose on the Milwaukee skyline for generations to come

Milwaukee Tool expands in three Mississippi locations, creates over 600 jobs

Constructor Magazine

Milwaukee Tool is expanding operations at three Mississippi locations, investing $33.4 million and creating 660 jobs

Video: Sectional drum drain cleaning machine from Milwaukee

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The Milwaukee Sectional Drum Drain Cleaning Machine makes bringing a drain cleaning machine into a house for residential service much easier. read more. Video Tools

Milwaukee Tool Broadens Cloud-Based Tool Tracking Software

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When Milwaukee Tool introduced its OneKey wireless tool-tracking platform in 2015, it started small

Milwaukee Tool’s ONE-KEY will bring power tools into the Internet of Things

Constructor Magazine

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — Milwaukee Tool is introducing a cloud-based technology called ONE-KEY™, the first digital platform for jobsite tools. Cloud-based solution will allow contractors to program drills and drivers from their mobile device.

Milwaukee announces Premier Partnership with SMACNA

Constructor Magazine

Milwaukee Tool is pleased to announce a new premier partnership with the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA).

Cat Consolidiates in Milwaukee and Makes Deerfield Official

Construction Equipment

The Journal Sentinel reports Caterpillar is consolidating and closing down all operations on the south side of Rawson Avenue and moving them across the avenue to the Caterpillar-owned campus by the end of this year

Milwaukee, WI Selected As Global Hub For New Energy Innovation Center

Business Facilities Blog

Scott Walker, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and others to unveil plans for the new Energy Innovation Center (EIC), a facility that will accelerate the development of innovative technology in the energy, power and control industry. Walker’s Transform Milwaukee initiative.

Wisconsin: Milwaukee Tool Adding 600 Jobs In Brookfield

Business Facilities Blog

Read Wisconsin: Milwaukee Tool Adding 600 Jobs In Brookfield on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. The manufacturer of heavy-duty power tools is undertaking a 200,000-square-foot expansion, including a new four-story office building.

Milwaukee expands warnings, instructions for M18 High Demand 9.0 battery pack

Constructor Magazine

Highly conductive or corrosive fluids that get inside the 9.0 battery pack can cause failure, including short-circuit which can result in smoking or fire, even when not in use

Loads of tools for CONTRACTOR readers at Milwaukee

Constructor Magazine

The company showed solutions for plumbing contractors in the form of drain cleaning equipment, cordless dust extractors and vacuum drill bits, and new lighting products

Milwaukee Public Schools adopt innovative roof drainage system from Atlas to extend life of school buildings

BD+C

When Dennis Fula took over responsibility for the Milwaukee Public School System’s (MPS) roof maintenance more than twenty years ago, many of the school buildings were threatened with closure due to unsafe conditions.

Flint fallout: Milwaukee to spend $500M to remove its lead pipe

Constructor Magazine

In the wake of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, Milwaukee is taking dramatic steps to ensure the safety of its municipal water supply. Will other cities across the Midwest begin to follow suit? read more. Plumbing

Business Report: Wisconsin Spurs Milwaukee Redevelopment With Brownfield Grants

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million in brownfield grants to four major redevelopment projects in the City of Milwaukee. million to abate, demolish and remediate an existing structure near Milwaukee’s lakefront. The project is part of the Milwaukee Lakefront Development Plan. By Johnathan Sanders.

'Tis The Season for Stadiums

Construction Equipment

Raising the Roof at Milwaukee's New Bucks Arena. Workers from Merrill Iron & Steel, JP Cullen, and Mortenson Construction have started to install the 23-ton, 100-foot long and 35-foot tall roof trusses on the new stadium near Milwaukee's Bradley Center.

Caterpillar Closes Mining Equipment Headquarters

Construction Equipment

and moving the 250 administrative jobs to its South Milwaukee campus, reports Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Caterpillar is closing its mining equipment headquarters in Oak Creek, Wis.,

Weekly Product Gallery: Hilti, Quantech, Matco-Norca, Milwaukee Tool, Malco and Lochinvar

Constructor Magazine

This week the product gallery features a new 22 V. battery for use with cordless tools, a water-cooled scroll chiller, a line of cold expansion PEX fittings, a locking bit holder, a reversible magnetic hex chuck driver and more. read more. Media Galleries PVF Hydronics Tools

Weekly Product Gallery: Jones Stephens, Viega, Cleaver-Brooks, Milwaukee Tool, OTC and J.C. Whitlam

Constructor Magazine

This week the product gallery includes a sensor-operated flush valve, a new in-wall flushing technology, a tubeless boiler, press tool for PEX piping, a wireless video scope and more. read more. Media Galleries Toilets Hydronics Plumbing Tools

Weekly Product Gallery: Cat, Enertech, Milwaukee Tool, Fujitsu, Clark Solutions and Taco

Constructor Magazine

This week the product gallery includes a ruggedized smartphone, a compact, vertical geothermal unit, a single-phase VRF heat pump, a multi-jet water meter, a key chain tape measure and more. read more. Geothermal Media Galleries Smartphones Hydronics Tools

CBO on the Road: Milwaukee Tool

Construction Business Owner

Last week, Construction Business Owner Managing Editor Elizabeth Manning traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to check out Milwaukee Tool's newest product offerings at its 2017 New Product Symposium. Check out some of her tweets from the event below. See what other industry influencers were saying about the event on Twitter here.

Weekly Product Gallery: Milwaukee, American Standard, Gerber, Chicago Faucets, FallTech and Pfister

Constructor Magazine

This week's product gallery highlights a vehicle charger for tool batteries, a stainless-steel kitchen sink, a WaterSense-certified dual-flush toilet, a new line of lab fittings, redesigned harnesses for the jobsite, and a kitchen faucet collection. read more. Media Galleries

Weekly Product Gallery: California Faucets, Milwaukee Tool, Armstrong, Bosch Tools, BrassCraft and Grohe

Constructor Magazine

This week the product gallery includes a widespread faucet, a copper tubing cutter, a sensorless pump, a powerful work light, a line of push connect fittings and more. read more. Faucets Media Galleries Hydronics Piping Tools

Weekly Product Gallery: Milwaukee, Lochinvar, Crescent, Matco-Norca, Little Giant and Watermark

Constructor Magazine

This week the product gallery includes a recip saw, a high-efficiency commercial boiler, a ratcheting adjustable wrench, a universal pressure balancing valve, a series of continuous duty pumps and more. read more. Faucets Cordless Tools Media Galleries Hand Tools Hydronics Plumbing

CBO on the Road: Milwaukee Tool New Product Symposium 2016

Construction Business Owner

Last week, Managing Editor Elizabeth Manning visited Milwaukee Tool for the annual New Product Symposium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Catch up on new offerings from the company below

Weekly Product Gallery: Flomatic, California Faucets, Milwaukee Tool, DeWalt and Malco

Constructor Magazine

This week the product gallery includes a check valve that can support the weight of 1,000' of pipe, a thermostatic mixing valve for domestic water, an art deco faucet, a base layer for working in extreme cold, a new battery system and more. read more. Apparel Faucets Media Galleries Plumbing Tools

Milwaukee Tool Acquires Empire Level

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In a deal that unites two of the oldest toolmakers in the upper Midwest, Milwaukee, Wis.-based based Milwaukee Tool Corp. announced June 2 that it has acquired Mukwonago, Wis.,-based based Empire Level. Equipment

Weekly Product Gallery: Flir, Uponor, Bosch, Milwaukee Tool, Ridgid and Just Manufacturing

Constructor Magazine

This week the product gallery features a drone camera, a wireless control for radiant systems, a condensing tankless water heater, a compact tape measure, a battery-operated PEX tool and more. read more. Bath/Kitchen Geothermal Media Galleries Piping Tools

Weekly Product Gallery: Lux Products, Timberland, Milwaukee Tool, Spyder, Bradley and Laars

Constructor Magazine

This week brings a new WiFi thermostat, a line of high-performance workwear, drill bits, saw blades, a skid-mounted tankless water heating system and more. read more. Apparel IoT Media Galleries Hydronics Tools

Weekly Product Gallery: Milwaukee Tool, ConXtech, Webstone, Velocity Boiler, Cinaton and Gerber

Constructor Magazine

This week the product gallery includes a line of pocket knives, a modular pipe rack, a uni-flange product, a stainless steel condensing boiler, a sensor kitchen faucet and more. read more. Faucets Media Galleries Hand Tools Hydronics Plumbing

Modine’s 2017 Innovation Tour continues this spring

Constructor Magazine

The tour features professional development seminars designed by the Modine HVAC engineering team and the Milwaukee School of Engineering on various HVAC technologies.

Driverless Vehicle Lanes for I-94?

Construction Equipment

Word of the possible development came Monday from Tim Sheehy, president of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, as he spoke at a meeting of the Greater Milwaukee Committee on the challenges the region faces in preparing for Foxconn

Weekly Product Gallery: Sloan, BrassCraft, Greenlee, Milwaukee Tool, Viega and Bosch

Constructor Magazine

This week the product gallery includes a turbine-powered faucet, a push-connect valve, a set of carbide hole cutters, a pair of hand pliers with a new torque-lock design, a corrugated sleeving option for PEX tubing and more. read more. Faucets Media Galleries Plumbing Radiant Tools

Video: Looking for Labor in Unlikely Places

Construction Equipment

The red and white stripes on the Ozinga Bros mix trucks are a common sight in the Chicago and Milwaukee areas, and now the company is using their familiar colors as a visual cue for their new "Trade Up: Join the Stripes" campaign to attract more workers to a career in the construction industry

Weekly Product Gallery: Milwaukee Tool, General Pipe Cleaners, Webstone, Thetford and Dexter + Chaney

Constructor Magazine

Weekly Product Gallery: Milwaukee Tool, General Pipe Cleaners, Webstone, Thetford and Dexter + Chaney. read more. Media Galleries PCs/Tablets Toilets Hydronics Tools

Caterpillar to Consolidate Midwest Facilities, Effective Immediately

Construction Equipment

and South Milwaukee, Wis. . . Caterpillar Inc. has announced that it will consolidate its facilities in Aurora, Ill., The consolidation at each location will begin immediately