8th Annual Marathon and United Way Golf Classic

Motor City Electric Co. proudly participated in the 8th Annual Marathon and United Way Golf Classic on June 13, 2019, at the at Stonebridge Golf Club in Ann Arbor. The MCE foursome consisting of Chris Mullett, Steve Frantz, Chris Smith, and Leon Murawski. had an enjoyable day of golf and socializing. Motor City Electric also … Continued

NECA Announces 2018 Project Excellence Award Winners

The Monday morning general session at the 2018 NECA Show included recognition of the 2018 Project Excellence Award winners for the extraordinary projects they completed in 2017. Thirteen companies were selected by a jury of their peers across 11 different project categories, including commercial/institutional, design-build, residential, energy solutions/green building and more. The 2018 Project Excellence … Continued

MCE Joins Mayor, Community Groups and Business Partners for 2018 Motor City Makeover

April 18, 2018 – Mayor Mike Duggan and community and business partners today kicked off Motor City Makeover, the City’s annual cleanup and beautification effort, and outlined plans for a pilot program to clean a small number of alleys.  Volunteers can sign up at www.motorcitymakeover.org, or by calling 313-224-4415. Citywide annual cleanup and beautification effort … Continued

Little Caesars Arena Transforms Downtown Detroit

Anyone who still thinks Detroit is down and out doesn’t really know the score. The District Detroit, encompassing a 50-block area in the heart of the city, is one of the largest sports and entertainment developments in the country. Led by the Ilitch organization, its newest addition is Little Caesars Arena, a stunning, 20,000-seat successor to … Continued

Little Caesars Arena and Elation

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit opened in September to praise as one of the most innovative and technologically impressive sports and entertainment complexes in the world. Part of the credit can be taken by the venue’s unique dynamic ceiling, a 43,000-square-foot wire grid onto which nearly 1,700 custom LED strip lights from Elation Professional are … Continued

GM Lansing Delta Township Assembly Retooling Completed Injury Free

The National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee, Inc. (NMAPC) annually sponsors the Zero Injury Safety Awards® (ZISA®), the premier safety recognition program in the union construction and maintenance industry. Each Zero Injury Safety Award® recognizes an alliance between owner-clients, signatory contractors and local and international unions who worked together in a tripartite fashion to achieve zero … Continued

Detroit-Windsor Tunnel set to close weeknights for $17 million renovation project

The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel, which is owned by both Detroit and Windsor, will close for weeknights and four full weekends from November through June as crews replace the 86-year-old ceiling slab. The tunnel will shut down at 8:30 p.m. and open at 5:30 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. Joint-operators Detroit-Windsor Tunnel LLC and Windsor Detroit Tunnel Corp. will … Continued

MCE Apprentice Finds a Career at Little Caesars Arena

Michelle Jackson is passionate about Detroit’s revitalization. And about having the opportunity to work as an electrician’s apprentice on one of the biggest construction projects underway in Detroit in many years—Little Caesars Arena. After passing a 10-week, pre-apprenticeship program, Jackson landed at the arena with Motor City Electric Co., which has been located in Detroit … Continued

Motor City Electric Co. and IBEW Local 58 Revitalize Detroit

Detroit is in the middle of a renaissance, once again becoming a thriving example of an economically thriving metropolis. All of this is being spurred on by a project dreamed up by Illitch Holdings, a project called The District Detroit. NECA member Motor City Electric Co. and IBEW Local 58 – Detroit are revitalizing The District Detroit in … Continued

Ilitch – Teamwork, Collaboration Will Guide Detroit’s Bright Future

In a keynote address focused on his father, Mike Ilitch’s legacy on the city of Detroit, Christopher Ilitch pointed to numerous examples where collaboration was key to the success of signature projects like Comerica Park, The District DetroitThe District Detroit, the Fox Theatre, and the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University. “I … Continued