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MILWAUKEE, WI — HGA, a national interdisciplinary design firm with 12 offices across the country, recently celebrated its 35th Anniversary in Milwaukee, as the Mayor of Milwaukee officially proclaimed October 6, 2022 “HGA Day.”

Located in the renovated Marine Terminal Building overlooking the Milwaukee River in the Historic Third …

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Seiler Instrument Geospatial Hosts Customer Appreciation Days

FRANKLIN, WI — Seiler Instrument Geospatial recently continued its annual tradition of hosting open houses and customer appreciation days at its many locations throughout the Midwest. In the Western Builder area, the event was held in the Franklin and Stevens Point, Wisconsin, locations.

Seiler’s geospatial and CAD staff, along with …

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Ziegler CAT Hosts Regional Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge

SHAKOPEE, MN — Caterpillar Inc. is on a quest to find the best equipment operator in the world. Local operators recently competed in regional dealer challenges, with those winners moving on to the regional finals. The winners of the regional finals will go to the Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge finals …

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Medical College of Wisconsin Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Cancer Research Building

MILWAUKEE, WI — The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) recently broke ground on the new 150,000-square-foot cancer research building that will play a significant role in mitigating the cancer burden throughout eastern Wisconsin and beyond.

MCW leadership along with supporters from the community and government representatives took part in the …

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Caterpillar Technicians Showcase Their Knowledge and Skill at Tech Wars 2022

Six Caterpillar dealers from across the U.S. assembled and prepared teams of their most skilled technicians for Tech Wars 2022, recently hosted by Butler Machinery Company in Fargo, North Dakota. Tech Wars is a dealer program that recognizes the knowledge and abilities of technicians through a series of skills scenarios. …

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AEM Hosts Milwaukee Mayor, Local Stakeholders for Infrastructure Event

MILWAUKEE, WI — AEM, in collaboration with Brookings Metro, hosted Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson, as well as local business and civic leaders, in Milwaukee for a discussion on the present and future state of Milwaukee’s infrastructure.

The event, titled "Rethinking Milwaukee’s Infrastructure: The Challenges and Opportunities", provided an opportunity …

Bringing Together Customers and Manufacturers

Over the course of two days, the attendees of General Equipment & Supplies’ 2022 Aggregate Expo were given the opportunity to attend education sessions led by industry experts, visit aggregate and construction trade show booths and an outdoor equipment display, and network during and after the expo. The event …

New Milwaukee Komatsu Manufacturing Facility Celebrated at Opening Ceremony

MILWAUKEE, WI — Komatsu recently marked the official opening of the company’s new Milwaukee campus with a tree planting ceremony attended by both Komatsu President and CEO Hiroyuki Ogawa and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers.

The new 58-acre campus located in Milwaukee’s Harbor District includes a 180,000-square-foot office building and a …

USACE, USBR Celebrate Completion of Lower Yellowstone Fish Bypass Channel with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) recently cut the ribbon on the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project, completing construction on the $44-million, 2.1-mile-long channel. The intake diversion dam supplies irrigation water to the area, providing a natural source to the …

IIBEC and ASCE's Architectural Engineering Institute Partner to Co-Host Building Enclosure Symposium in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, WI — More than 300 building enclosure professionals are expected to attend the 2022 Building Enclosure Symposium (BES) November 14-15, 2022, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The meeting marks a first‐time partnership between the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) and the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) of the American Society …

WCMLE 2022 to be Held in November at the Wisconsin Exposition Center

WEST ALLIS, WI — The Wisconsin Construction Municipal and Landscape Expo (WCMLE), formerly CONEX, has been scheduled to take place this year on November 2 and 3, 2022, at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park in West Allis, Wisconsin. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on …

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RAM, Inc.’s Blasting and Explosives Safety Training Course is Designed to Improve the Recognition and Handling of Hazardous Situations

RAPID CITY, SD — Developed specifically for explosives engineers, drillers, field crews, safety personnel, D&B engineers, and others working with explosives, RAM, Inc.’s 2022 Blasting and Explosives Safety Training (BEST) Course will be held from September 20-22. This year’s sessions will be conducted at the South Dakota School of …