DAVENPORT SUPPORTS OPTING OUT OF FEDERAL AID ROAD SWAP PROGRAM

Davenport mayor commits to leaving Iowa Department of Transportation’s federal aid swap program May 22, 2019  Tri-City Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Director Jerry Lack spoke about his opposition to the Iowa Department of Transportation Federal Aid Swap program during a news conference May 13 in Jetty Park on the Bettendorf riverfront Three of … Read more

ROCK ISLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS IMPROVING FACILITIES

Schools credit new sales tax receipts for $11M in improvements NICOLE LAUER nicolellauer@gmail.com Oct 24, 2018 Legat Architects has created this rendering of the potential renovated front of Rock Island High School, using funds generated by the Rock Island County 1 percent sales tax for school facilities. More than $11 million has now flowed to … Read more

CAREER PROFILE: ELECTRICIANS

Opportunities there for future electricians JIM MEENAN jmeenan@qconline.com Nov 10, 2018 Paul Kanakares. an electrician for the Tri-City Electric, works on the construction along River Drive, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. You speak with Tri-City Electric’s Brian Vanderbleek and it’s clear the electrician/job foreman likes his job. Despite pay that would satisfy most appetites, Vanderbleek says … Read more

CAREER PROFILE: CARPENTER MARK GILMOUR

Carpenter skills last a lifetime JIM MEENAN jmeenan@qconline.com Oct 28, 2018 Mark Gilmour who has been a carpenter for the past 19 years works on the Gordon VanTine Commons in Davenport, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 Mark Gilmour who has been a carpenter for the past 19 years works on the Gordon VanTine Commons in Davenport, … Read more

Tri-City Building Trades & JA High School Construction Expo

TRI-CITY BUILDING TRADES & JA CONSTRUCTION CAREER EXPO:   Trades career expo gives teens something to think about JIM MEENAN jmeenan@qconline.com Oct 26, 2018 ROCK ISLAND — The main goal of the Junior Achievement High School Building Trades Career Expo is to open some eyes. About 400 high school students from 16 Quad-City and vicinity … Read more

CAREER PROFILE: IRONWORKERS

CAREER PROFILE: IRONWORKERS AT CORE OF A BUILDING: CAREER PROFILE Neither cold, nor heat cause this ironworker to retreat JIM MEENAN jmeenan@qconline.com Oct 27, 2018 Ironworkers work on the IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union Headquarters on Sept. 20 in Moline. MEG MCLAUGHLIN / mmclaughlin@qconline.com Ironworkers work on the IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union Headquarters last … Read more

Tri-City Building Trades Video & New Logo

The Tri-City Building Trades Council launches new logo and informational commercial The Tri-City Building Trades Council has a new logo and information commercial about the quality work performed by its members and contractors. To view a copy of the commercial clink on the link below. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wqxad1ol1r2agxi/AAAJ0L-CAFQgjq_JPMe4KoYra?dl=0