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News from the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers

  • Canadian members complete project management course

    Canadian members complete project management course

      SIXTEEN MEMBERS FROM across Canada completed a week-long project management course in Toronto late January. Participants included general foremen, superintendents and project managers, and also...

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  • Jim Phillips amasses 60-year antler collection

    Jim Phillips amasses 60-year antler collection

     Retired D239 member finds bony treasure in Montana’s back country IF THERE WERE a world record for most antlers collected by an individual, Jim Phillips would certainly be in the running. A...

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  • IVP-Canada Maloney retires

    IVP-Canada Maloney retires

     Stadnick elected to fill position AFTER NEARLY FIVE years as International Vice President of Canada, in addition to nine years as IVP of Western Canada, Joe Maloney retired Feb. 1 from a...

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  • Scouts earn merit badge at L-83

    Scouts earn merit badge at L-83

     SCOUTS FROM TROOP 1028 in Platte City, Missouri, spent a few evenings this past winter at Local 83 (Kansas City, Missouri) learning about weld and cutting processes and tool identification, as...

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  • Boilermakers’ booth popular with career expo participants

    Boilermakers’ booth popular with career expo participants

     Flux core, stick and TIG welding equipment attract prospective Boilermakers TIM SIMMONS, DIRECTOR of National Recruitment Services, took inventory of the contents of his truck bed: Brochures and...

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  • No deal for Green New Deal

    No deal for Green New Deal

     Plan would ruin U.S. economy, fail to mitigate climate change THE GREEN NEW Deal, introduced in the U.S. House as a non-binding resolution Feb. 7, is a wildly unrealistic and unworkable proposal...

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  • IBB takes 'Unions Say No to Violence' pledge

    IBB takes 'Unions Say No to Violence' pledge

     THE INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD of Boilermakers has joined the efforts of IndustriALL Global Union in its fight against workplace violence toward women. The "Unions Say No to Violence"...

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  • MOST hosts project management training

    MOST hosts project management training

     SIXTEEN CONSTRUCTION BOILERMAKERS completed the MOST project management course in Kansas City, Missouri, Jan. 7-10. The class teaches Boilermakers to lead the management of multi-craft projects...

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  • L-693 member hustles his way to helping others

    L-693 member hustles his way to helping others

     TERRENCE NELLUM, LOCAL 693 (Pascagoula, Mississippi), personifies the word “hustle,” at least according to the United Way. Nellum, who works at Ingalls Shipbuilding, signed up over 180 new United...

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  • John Cammuso passes

    John Cammuso passes

     Former Babcock Power manager was familiar face to Boilermakers JOHN CAMMUSO, WHOSE lengthy career in the construction industry included serving as Babcock Power’s manager of power plant...

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  • What’s cooking at Vulcan? Perfection.

    What’s cooking at Vulcan? Perfection.

     Local S50 makes the equipment that serves up quality IN A HIGH-END restaurant known for its steaks, a customer anticipates the juicy porterhouse he’s ordered. He’s hungry, and as he sips a nice...

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  • Boilermakers shine on Huntington Beach Energy Center job

    Boilermakers shine on Huntington Beach Energy Center job

     SAFETY AND HARD work — and having the right Boilermaker craftsmen on the job — were the keys to success for Local 92 (Los Angeles) on two recent Kiewit projects: AES Corp.’s Huntington Beach...

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  • Political friend, former congressman John Dingell dies at 92

    Political friend, former congressman John Dingell dies at 92

     THE INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF Boilermakers mourns the loss of former Rep. John Dingell (D-Michigan 12th), who passed away Feb. 7. Dingell, who was the longest serving member of the United...

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  • Boilermakers learn Code at TVA Gallatin Fossil Plant

    Boilermakers learn Code at TVA Gallatin Fossil Plant

     Contractor Chattanooga Boiler and Tank sponsors class

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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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  • Boilermakers win 10 ILCA awards

    Boilermakers win 10 ILCA awards

     Group honors IBB for magazine, video and promo material THE INTERNATIONAL LABOR Communications Association has announced that creative work produced by the International Brotherhood of...

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  • Retired Boilermaker rings in art skills

    Retired Boilermaker rings in art skills

     Ed McCormack designs artwork for his community EVERY CRAFTSMAN IS an artist. In retirement, Ed McCormack, Local 592 (Tulsa, Oklahoma), has turned his welding art to crafting metal sculpture and...

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  • Lone Star District swears in officers

    Lone Star District swears in officers

     Recently elected officers of the Lone Star District assemble for swearing-in at the Local 132 (Galveston, Texas) union hall September 6. From l. to r., Vice President Mark Thompson, Trustee James...

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  • Workers at EP Minerals join the Boilermakers

    Workers at EP Minerals join the Boilermakers

     EMPLOYEES OF EP Minerals in Fernley, Nevada, voted 22 to 3 to join the Boilermakers. The National Labor Relations Board certified the result shortly after the Aug. 22 vote, and contract...

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