Boilermaker News

News from the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers

  • Boilermakers ink new 3-year contract with NASSCO

    Boilermakers ink new 3-year contract with NASSCO

     Local 1998 (National City, California) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers secured an updated three-year contact with NASSCO which included a significant wage...

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  • TVA cements 10-year union contract extension

    TVA cements 10-year union contract extension

     Boilermakers, along with five other union trades in the Trades and Labor Council for Annual Employees at the Tennessee Valley Authority, signed a 10-year contract extension with the company in...

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  • Boilermakers Showcase Their Careers at UNDRIP 2020

    Boilermakers Showcase Their Careers at UNDRIP 2020

     On January 14th, 2020, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers along with 600 other leaders in the Indigenous, Business, Government, Labour and Civil groups, shared stories about a pathway...

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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 a membership pin to the following:

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  • U.S. Energy Secretary visits with Boilermakers, tours Local 154

    U.S. Energy Secretary visits with Boilermakers, tours Local 154

     U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette visited Boilermakers at the Local 154 (Pittsburgh) training center on Sept. 22 for a tour and discussion about the future of energy production in the United...

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  • Boilermakers create old-fashioned steam in locomotive rebuild

    Boilermakers create old-fashioned steam in locomotive rebuild

     VOLUNTEERS FROM LOCAL 359 (Vancouver) are returning to the work of early 20th Century Boilermakers to restore a 1929 Baldwin 2-8-2T steam locomotive for the Western Vancouver Island Heritage...

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  • PA Boilermakers talk about the 2020 elections dilemma

    PA Boilermakers talk about the 2020 elections dilemma

     NBC Philadelphia interviewed four Pennsylvania Boilermakers to discuss what's at stake for union Boilermakers in the 2020 Elections.

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  • Scholarship winners named by International Executive Council

    Scholarship winners named by International Executive Council

     The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers’ Scholarship committee has announced the winners of the 2020 scholarship award program. The committee awarded $50,000 in total to 50 recipients, with...

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  • Passion for people spurs Boilermaker’s political activism

    Passion for people spurs Boilermaker’s political activism

     GROWING UP IN a family of labor activists set the stage for Ed Harkins, Local 13 (Philadelphia), to make his mark on local, state and national politics. Union activism is in his blood. “It...

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  • Amphitheater dedication honors L-146 member

    Amphitheater dedication honors L-146 member

     Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) honored longtime member and union advocate Henry Gusse by renaming the amphitheater at their Apprentice and Mechanical Training Center in his name. Many current and...

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  • National Coal Council taps International President Jones

    National Coal Council taps International President Jones

     Boilermakers International President Newton B. Jones has been invited and confirmed to serve a two-year appointment with the National Coal Council, which advises the U.S. Department of Energy....

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  • IBB champions Canada’s historic Alberta Carbon Trunk Line

    IBB champions Canada’s historic Alberta Carbon Trunk Line

     Over a decade in the making, the world’s largest carbon capture, transportation, utilization and storage system, the Alberta Carbon Trunk Line, finally became fully operational this past June...

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  • Honeywell independent union workers vote to become Boilermakers

    Honeywell independent union workers vote to become Boilermakers

     In an overwhelmingly affirmative decision, Honeywell workers in Geneva, Ohio, who belonged to an independent union voted Sept. 4 to affiliate with the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers....

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  • M.O.R.E. Work Investment Fund projected to yield astronomical annual return on investment

    M.O.R.E. Work Investment Fund projected to yield astronomical annual return on investment

     The M.O.R.E. Work Investment Fund supported by U.S. Construction Sector Boilermakers continues to expand work opportunities across the United States, proving its value not only in job creation...

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  • Tune in Saturday to hear NE Boilermakers highlight CCUS on talk radio

    Tune in Saturday to hear NE Boilermakers highlight CCUS on talk radio

     Several Northeast Area Boilermakers are taking a shift on Philadelphia WPHT 1210-AM talk radio to highlight the benefits of carbon, capture, use and storage and also discuss problems with the...

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  • Local 242 keeps boilers fired up for Mid Mountain

    Local 242 keeps boilers fired up for Mid Mountain

     IT SHOULD COME as no surprise that Boilermakers are the power behind Mid Mountain Boiler and Steam. The company’s owner, Steve Bucini, himself a Boilermaker, has history with the union. As...

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  • Canadian think tank taps Boilermaker representative

    Canadian think tank taps Boilermaker representative

     A CANADIAN NATIONAL task force, Real Jobs, Real Recovery, formed in the spring to create an economic plan for the country as it recovers from the impact of COVID-19, with an aim to encompass all...

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  • Local 128 makes sure kids get the blues

    Local 128 makes sure kids get the blues

     MOST PEOPLE ARE trying their best to chase the blues away amid the cancellations, distancing and uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. But Local 128 (Toronto) wanted to be sure kids got...

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  • L-13 member makes bid for Pennsylvania statehouse

    L-13 member makes bid for Pennsylvania statehouse

      SIT DOWN WITH Bill Monahan, a Local 13 (Philadelphia) member and Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania state representative in HD-109, and it won’t take long before he starts talking about how...

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  • NJ Governor signs historic Boilermaker-backed work bill

    NJ Governor signs historic Boilermaker-backed work bill

     Boilermakers scored another major legislative victory under the union’s M.O.R.E. Work Investment Fund August 13 when New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) signed Assembly Bill 805 into law. A805...

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