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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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  • Misleading Medicare information sent with false endorsement

    Misleading Medicare information sent with false endorsement

     Be advised that a solicitation letter from eHealth Medicare purporting to have the endorsement of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers has been discovered. The letter promotes a “free,...

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  • Craft excellence and innovation tied to Boilermaker history

    Craft excellence and innovation tied to Boilermaker history

      When Boilermakers say they’re best in their craft, that they can build anything, it’s not an empty boast. From outfitting a ship in less than two weeks to contributing their skills to the first...

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  • Meet NABTU Tradeswoman Hero Martina Taite

    Meet NABTU Tradeswoman Hero Martina Taite

     As the mother of three, Martina Taite was looking for a way to make a better life for her family when she discovered the Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi—and the Boilermakers union. A...

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  • Locals award service pins

    Locals award service pins

     The following pins have been presented in recognition of continuous years of service in the Boilermakers union as reported by local lodge leadership.

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  • New Boilermaker training center launches in Tennessee

    New Boilermaker training center launches in Tennessee

     The first class of welding students struck arcs at a new Boilermaker training facility in Hartsville, Tennessee, February 22. The inaugural welding class is one of many varied training offerings...

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  • Boilermakers applaud investment in infrastructure and union jobs

    Boilermakers applaud investment in infrastructure and union jobs

     Apr. 1, 2021IMMEDIATE RELEASE International Brotherhood of Boilermakers issues statement on American Jobs Plan Kansas City, Kan. (Apr. 1, 2021) – With the American Jobs Plan being unveiled...

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  • History from the 1920s repeats in the 2020s

    History from the 1920s repeats in the 2020s

     Workers in the 2020s are experiencing similar hardships as did workers from the 1920s according to a look back at Boilermaker history. One hundred years ago, a high unemployment rate and money...

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  • For Boilermakers, resilience is not unprecedented

    For Boilermakers, resilience is not unprecedented

     While accurately used to describe the many untested and unimaginable experiences we’ve been forced to face living through a pandemic, the word “unprecedented” has effectively lost its ability to...

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  • Jeff Burns: Locked out since June

    Jeff Burns: Locked out since June

     Jeff Burns feels fortunate. He and his wife, Tina, just celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary. And even though he has been locked out of his job at CESSCO, where he’s worked for over 21...

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  • Horton CBI donation backs Canadian training

    Horton CBI donation backs Canadian training

     Horton CBI, the leading tank contractor in British Columbia, recently provided Local 359 (Vancouver, British Columbia) with a tank and supporting materials for member training. The generous...

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  • Pacific Shipyard International overhauls one-of-a-kind ship

    Pacific Shipyard International overhauls one-of-a-kind ship

     Pacific Shipyards International provides skilled services for the U.S. Navy and U.S Coast Guard, including preserving, repairing and modernizing private and commercial vessels. Located in Hawaii,...

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  • No end in sight for L-146 CESSCO lockout

    No end in sight for L-146 CESSCO lockout

     It’s been almost nine months since CESSCO Fabrication & Engineering Ltd. locked out Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) Boilermakers after serving up contract demands that gutted wages, pension...

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  • Canadian Boilermakers turn steel into storage

    Canadian Boilermakers turn steel into storage

     In the middle of Alberta’s industrial heartland, Boilermakers from Local 555 (Winnipeg, Manitoba) and Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) turned 4,200 tons of steel into 1 million barrels worth of...

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  • Boilermakers win 14 ILCA awards

    Boilermakers win 14 ILCA awards

     The International Labor Communications Association has announced that creative work produced by the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers has won 14 awards of excellence in its annual...

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  • L-359 overcomes pandemic recruiting challenges

    L-359 overcomes pandemic recruiting challenges

     Boilermaker work opportunities in British Columbia are growing, so the need to add more apprentices to Local 359 (Vancouver, British Columbia) is imperative. However, pandemic restrictions have...

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  • Courage leads to life-changing apprenticeship

    Courage leads to life-changing apprenticeship

     When she indentured in 2018, Local 83 (Kansas City, Missouri) apprentice Cristina Redbear found more than a new career opportunity. She also discovered a new, supportive community in the...

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  • 34th Consolidated Convention to convene as virtual event

    34th Consolidated Convention to convene as virtual event

     Due to uncertainties caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the International Executive Council has made the decision that the 34th Consolidated Convention will be held as an online-only...

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  • 34th Consolidated Convention Notice: Delegates to be elected in April

    34th Consolidated Convention Notice: Delegates to be elected in April

     In accordance with Articles 2 and 28 of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Constitution, nominations and elections for local lodge delegates to the 34th Consolidated Convention are to...

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  • Fincantieri Marinette Marine breaks ground in prep for big work

    Fincantieri Marinette Marine breaks ground in prep for big work

     Local 696 (Marinette, Wisconsin) President Andy Heimbuch was among dignitaries who dug ceremonial shovel-loads of dirt, Feb. 9, officially breaking ground on a massive building as part of the...

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  • Advocacy program helps injured workers in Pennsylvania

    Advocacy program helps injured workers in Pennsylvania

     Boilermakers are part of a unique non-profit organization in Pennsylvania that helps injured workers get the medical care they need to get back on the job. The Injured Workers Advocacy Program,...

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