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.

Being the Best means Hiring the Best

APRIL 11, 2018

Yesterday, I attended my local Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) meeting.  After our interesting discussion about upcoming legislation and the over whelming swell of social media advertising.  We got the opportunity to view Commerce Bank’s new Administrative offices at 401 Main St. Peoria.   That’s when it dawned on me how successful companies such as Commerce Bank become successful not...

Contractor Spotlight 4/5/18

APRIL 05, 2018

Our roots in road building date back to the early 1930’s. Originally founded as A.J. Shanks & Sons, the company built roads using horse drawn equipment and steam engine technology. In the late 1940’s the company became D.E. Lynch Contractors and grew its scope of services to include underground utilities and structures. We entered into material production with the purchase of our first...