Who We Are


The Midwest Alliance for Infrastructure Now (MAIN) is a partnership of entities from the agriculture, business, and labor sectors aimed at supporting the economic development and energy security benefits associated with infrastructure projects in the Midwest. MAIN is a project of the Iowa State Building and Construction Trades Council, with members in Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Illinois – the states crossed by the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline.

Our members include:

  • Iowa State Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Iowa Association of Business and Industry
  • SD Trucking Association
  • Pierre Economic Development Corp.
  • SD Intrastate Pipeline Company
  • SD Petroleum and Propane Marketers Association
  • South Dakota Grain and Feed Association
  • South Dakota Hotel and Lodging Association
  • South Dakota IBEW Union
  • South Dakota Corn Growers
  • Eastern South Dakota Building and Construction Council
  • Great River Economic Development Foundation
  • Midwest LECET (Laborers)
  • Illinois Association of Convenience Stores
  • Illinois Petroleum Marketer Association
  • Illinois State Grange
  • Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa
  • Laborers District of North Dakota and Minnesota
  • ND Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties
  • North Dakota Petroleum Council
  • Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce
  • Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA!)
  • International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)
  • United Association (UA)
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters (Teamsters)

And many more other businesses and stakeholders along the route.