Block Island Wind Farm
An up-close view of America's first offshore wind farm, a project that was built by UBC members!
Over the course of the two construction seasons totaling 18 weeks, 90 piledrivers from Locals 94, 56, 43 & 24 installed the jacket-leg foundations for the wind turbines, amounting to 170,000 hours worked. UBC millwrights also played a key role in preparing the turbine machinery for installation.
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Education & Training
Registration is ongoing and open for various training courses. All training is provided FREE to UBC members. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so register early!
The Carpenters Center Media Wall promotes the union’s work and values to 280,000 daily commuters. It also allows us to promote our partnerships within the construction industry and the communities in which we live and work.
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Spaced horizontal LED sticks provide 53% transparency, allowing views “through” the 32’ x 23’ display from inside the building