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Local Lodge 40

Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Website: http://www.boilermakerslocal40.com/

Phone: (270) 769-3022

Locals award service pins

Local 1 • Chicago

John Skermont, BM-ST of Local 1, Chicago, reports presentation of membership pins to the following:

Tags  Local News
Locals  L-1, L-40, L-85, L-242, L-433, L-647
Reporter  V51N1

Members build tube liners for Ohio River hydro plant

Water from the Ohio River will rush into the hydro tube liners, turning the powe

$416 million project will generate renewable energy

ABOUT TWO DOZEN Boilermakers are working under National Transient Division articles of agreement to build draft tube liners for the $416 million, 84-MW Cannelton Hydroelectric Plant near Hawesville, Ky.

National Steel Erection, Inc. (NSE) has the contract for the liners. Each is 30 feet in diameter and 60 feet long. Their function is to direct water from the Ohio River through turbines, turning generators to produce electricity. The project adjoins the existing Cannelton Locks and Dam.

Tags  Jobs, Local News
Locals  L-40, L-363
Reporter  V51N1

Tags  Jobs, Local News
Locals  L-40
Reporter  V51N1

Local 154’s Dunlevy wins national apprentice contest

BRANDON DUNLEVY places first in the national apprentice competition.

L-85’s Harman places second; NE contestants take team honors

EIGHT TOP BOILERMAKER graduate apprentices from across the United States tested their skills during the 24th annual National Outstanding Apprentice Competition held at the Local 7 (Buffalo, N.Y.) training facilities in Orchard Park Sept. 25-29. Contestants competed in written and practical tests. They were graded individually and as teams from their respective geographic areas. Judges included veteran Boilermakers and contractor representatives.

Locals  L-5, L-7, L-40, L-85, L-154, L-169, L-453, L-502, L-549
Reporter  V50N4

LEAP delegates make politics ‘local’

Local 169 BM-ST Bob Hutsell, second from right, discusses a Korean free trade ag

Lawmakers get reminder that Boilermakers vote

THE LATE TIP O’Neill, who served as Speaker of the House for 10 consecutive years, authored a book titled “All Politics Is Local.” What he meant by that statement, which he attributed to his father, was that politicians should never forget where they come from — and who their constituents are.

As Boilermakers attending the 2011 LEAP conference can attest, that is sage advice, not only for politicians, but for those who travel to Capitol Hill to lobby for their issues.

Tags  LEAP Issues
Locals  L-40, L-169, L-696
Reporter  V50N2

Six locals win NMAPC Zero Injury Safety Awards

L-13 BM-ST Jim Banford accepts an NMAPC safety award on behalf of his local for work done on the Brunner Island Station in York Haven, Pa.

BOILERMAKER LOCALS have been awarded a total of six Zero Injury Safety Awards by the National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee (NMAPC). These awards recognize the union, the contractor, and the customer equally for their contribution to world-class safety on projects worked under the National Maintenance Agreement during 2010.

Locals  L-13, L-40, L-105, L-154, L-667, L-744
Reporter  V50N2

L-7’s Bogue wins national apprentice competition

Michael Bogue, l., receives congratulation on his first-place finish from BNAP National Coordinator Pat Smith.

L-502’s Nordstrom places second; Northeast contestants take team honors

GRADUATE APPRENTICE Michael Bogue, Local 7 (Buffalo, N.Y.), won first place at the 23rd annual Boilermakers’ National Outstanding Apprenticeship Competition, held Sept. 26-30 at Local 7’s training center in Orchard Park. Western States apprentice C. Eric Nordstrom, Local 502 (Puyallup, Wash.), took second. Team honors went to Bogue and Jeffrey Nasta, Local 5 Zone 5 (New York), representing the Northeast Area.


L-40 picnic draws candidate for U.S. Senate

L-40 BM-ST Ray Parrott, r., visits with Jack Conway, c., Kentucky attorney general and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, as L-40 Chairman of Trustees William Link looks on. In background is L-40 member Jim Arnett, Conway’s chief of staff.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway visits lodge

ONE OF THE candidates in a key U.S. Senate race in Kentucky was on hand at Local 40 (Elizabethtown) during the lodge’s annual picnic June 12. Democrat Jack Conway, currently the state’s attorney general, visited with members and lodge leaders during a trip across the state.

Tags  LEAP Issues
Locals  L-40

50 Boilermakers receive Fight Back payouts

Local 627 members display a mock check representing their portion of a $12 million settlement with Fluor Daniel. Joining in the presentation are, standing, BM-ST Allen Meyers, third from right; Blake & Uhlig attorney Mike Stapp, fourth from right; D-CRS/AIP Gary Evenson, seventh from right; and IST Bill Creeden, eighth from right.

Fluor Daniel settlement checks arrive just before Christmas

FIFTY BOILERMAKERS who participated in the union’s Fight Back strategy against Fluor Daniel Inc. in the 1990s received early Christmas presents last December. Settlement checks for those members arrived at L-627 (Phoenix), L-40 (Elizabethtown, Ky.), and L-582 (Baton Rouge, La.) and were distributed to 42 living members and the heirs of eight members who are now deceased.

Tags  Headline News
Locals  L-40, L-627

L-40 offers advanced welding class

Eric Stewart, Lincoln Electric’s global pipe welding technologist, demonstrates an STT machine to Local 40 apprentices.

Lincoln Electric demonstrates new technology during five-day seminar

THIRD AND FOURTH-year Local 40 apprentices attended an advanced welding techniques class at their training center in Elizabethtown, Ky., July 20-24.

Locals  L-40

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