Market Opportunities

Building Michigan’s Energy Infrastructure


Whether it’s getting energy to people’s homes or to generation or refinery facility throughout Michigan, Michigan Laborers and their union employers know how to do it. We install, replace and maintain Michigan’s underground pipelines and are poised to do more to promote America’s energy independence and meet the needs of industrial, commercial, and residential customers.

Power Generation

Whether it’s building, maintaining, or retrofitting coal, gas, or nuclear generation facilities, it’s no wonder that incumbent and municipal utilities like Consumers Energy, DTE, and Lansing Board of Water and Light choose Michigan Laborers and their union employers to perform their work. Safety comes first, and they value the skill and quality of the workforce we provide.

Renewable Energy

Wind energy, in particular, continues to grow in Michigan as a complement to traditional generation. Michigan Laborers and their union employers take pride in helping state electric utility companies meet the renewable portfolio standard under current state law. Michigan Laborers have been instrumental in building ever industrial wind park in Michigan, from the Upper Peninsula to Michigan’s Thumb.

Rebuilding Michigan’s Infrastructure

Michigan faces a $1.5 billion infrastructure deficit. Its roads and bridges are crumbling, effecting Michigan’s competitiveness, as well as the safety and pocketbooks of drivers. Michigan Laborers and its union employers are trained and ready to rebuild our state—on time and on budget, delivering superior value and quality to Michigan taxpayers.

To leverage the skills and resources of Michigan Laborers and its union employers to build our state, and to work as a team to secure projects and jobs, increase union-sector market share, advertise their services, develop a workforce, and advance shared market-related interests. Together, Michigan LECET looks down the road, sees where the construction industry is going, then musters their resources to make the most of the future.