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  • BOILERMAKER MAGAZINE | November/December 2013

    BOILERMAKER MAGAZINE | November/December 2013

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  • Power: From Coal to Atoms16:39

    Power: From Coal to Atoms

    Boilermakers - Craftsman Films Boilermakers have become frontrunners in the power industry by helping to develop future power alternatives.

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  • Boilermakers help build world's largest solar thermal facility in Ivanpah Valley4:44

    Boilermakers help build world's largest solar thermal facility in Ivanpah Valley

    RISING FROM THE floor of California's Mojave Desert, about 40 miles southwest of Las Vegas, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System's three 459-foot towers resemble missile launch pads. They are

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  • History preservation director Charles Jones legacy lives on in art

    History preservation director Charles Jones legacy lives on in art

     THE RICH HISTORY of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers will be known long into the future, because Boilermaker and artist Charles Jones brought it to life through his work as Director...

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  • TIW Steel Platework Inc. donates tank to Humber College apprentices

    TIW Steel Platework Inc. donates tank to Humber College apprentices

     APPRENTICES GOT HANDS-ON tank experience in Toronto, thanks to a partnership between Local 128 (Toronto), TIW Steel Platework Inc. and Humber College. TIW donated a scaled-down, high-cone tank to...

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  • Retired shipbuilder’s topiary talent delights for decades

    Retired shipbuilder’s topiary talent delights for decades

     YOU CAN’T MISS John and Annette Bemis’ house. Theirs is the one with the hedge neatly shaped into a 150-foot multi-car train that stretches around the corner lot. It’s a Canby, Oregon, landmark...

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  • Local D351 teamwork, calm heads and training save life

    Local D351 teamwork, calm heads and training save life

     THE URGENT CALL came over the Lafarge Presque Isle Quarry radio system for someone to dial 9-1-1. In the pilot house of a vessel that was being loaded at one of the docks, a man had collapsed and...

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  • Victory: Settlement reached from 2014 Terex ruling

    Victory: Settlement reached from 2014 Terex ruling

     THE BOILERMAKERS HAVE finally reached a settlement in a six-year battle against Terex, a construction equipment manufacturer charged with committing unfair labor practices (ULPs) against...

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  • Video message from North West Refining Chairman & CEO MacGregor: Thank you

    Video message from North West Refining Chairman & CEO MacGregor: Thank you

     NORTH WEST REFINING Chairman and CEO Ian MacGregor has a message for Boilermakers and others who’ve built Alberta’s Sturgeon Refinery: Thank you for helping deliver on a dream 15 years in the...

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  • Fincantieri Marinette Marine lands $800 million U.S. Navy contract

    Fincantieri Marinette Marine lands $800 million U.S. Navy contract

     A CONTRACT WITH the U.S. Navy is poised to create at least 1,000 direct jobs at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Wisconsin. FMM, which employs Boilermakers from Local 696 (Marinette, Wisconsin),...

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  • Make plans to commemorate Workers Memorial Day

    Make plans to commemorate Workers Memorial Day

     TUESDAY, APRIL 28 is the day AFL-CIO affiliated unions observe Workers Memorial Day in remembrance of those who suffered and died on the job—and to re-ignite the fight for workplace safety. This...

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  • Philly Shipyard wins U.S. Dept. of Transportation contract

    Philly Shipyard wins U.S. Dept. of Transportation contract

     The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded a contract for up to five national security multi-mission vessels from TOTE Services. TOTE placed an initial order with Philly Shipyard for the first...

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  • Locals award service pins

    Locals award service pins

     Local 1 • Chicago ERIC S. DAVIS, BM-ST of Local 1, Chicago, reports presentation of membership pins to the following:

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  • Safety tips for grocery and supplies shopping

    Safety tips for grocery and supplies shopping

     NEED TO TAKE a trip to the store for food or other supplies? With new information emerging every day about COVID-19, it can be hard to know how to stay safe when you must make an essential trip....

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  • Local 146 helps frontline workers during COVID-19 crisis

    Local 146 helps frontline workers during COVID-19 crisis

     WHEN LOCAL 146 (serving Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta) BM-ST Hugh MacDonald opened a recent e-mail from member Meeka Faucher suggesting a “mask drive,” he jumped into action. Shortly after, the...

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  • Comedy, magic set stage for practical message on practice

    Comedy, magic set stage for practical message on practice

     PROFESSIONAL ENTERTAINER BILL Malone has been a successful comedian, magician and actor for decades—ever since he was 17 years old. Based on his breezy set-ups, sure-fire punchline delivery and...

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  • Attention: Red Cross needs donation facilities--and donations

    Attention: Red Cross needs donation facilities--and donations

     As you may know, there is a desperate need for blood and plasma. The Red Cross is having a difficult time finding places to set up and perform collections, as many of their traditional partners...

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  • CSO Conference details union response to industry challenges

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  • Canadians gather for project management course

    Canadians gather for project management course

     SIXTEEN BOILERMAKERS COMPLETED the 2020 project management course in Vancouver, Jan. 26-31. National Training Director Grant Jacobs led the training. The class covered 18 program modules which...

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  • New Boilermakers website launches

    New Boilermakers website launches

     THE INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHED a new website in March 2020, replacing the previous site first released in 2006. The new site, designed and developed completely by the Communications Department,...

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  • Local 11 takes top NACBE safety honor—again

    Local 11 takes top NACBE safety honor—again

     FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE year—and the third time in four years—Western States’ Local 11 (Helena, Montana) earned NACBE’s highest safety award. L-11 was presented with the John F. Erickson NACBE...

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  • 75-year pin presented to L-40’s Reedy

    75-year pin presented to L-40’s Reedy

     BROTHER HERBERT “H.H.” Reedy, also known as “A ‘Bear,” received his milestone 75-year pin from Local 40 (Elizabethtown, Kentucky) BM-ST Mike Autry January 24, 2020, commemorating the day 75 years...

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  • Helmets to Hardhats forges Marine into career Boilermaker

    Helmets to Hardhats forges Marine into career Boilermaker

     THINGS WERE GOING pretty well for Tim Jefferies after his 12-year career in the U.S. Marines. Though he didn’t know exactly what he wanted to do career-wise, he had started his own business...

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