Our blog section contains press releases issued by Great Plains LECET, original writings on projects being built by LIUNA members and their contractors and pieces on the activities of LIUNA and their affiliated offices. We also post articles written by some of our friends. Take a look at the latest.

SwedishAmerican opening new clinic in Rockford

NOVEMBER 15, 2017

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – The Illinois Health and Human Services Review Board approves the construction of a new 70,000 square-foot SwedishAmerican clinic in Rockford. The new clinic will be on Bell School Road near the SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center campus. The clinic will be home to around 100 clinic rooms and 25 providers. It will house OB/GYN, pediatrics, family practice,...

Nucor steel to bring $180 million plant expansion to Kankakee

NOVEMBER 15, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced today that it will build a full-range merchant bar quality (MBQ) mill at its existing bar steel mill located in Bourbonnais, Illinois. The MBQ mill will have an annual capacity of 500,000 tons and is expected to cost $180 million. The project will take approximately two years to...