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Boilermaker-built Maid of the Mist vessels go all electric

Marshall Morrisey, Local 5, Zone 7, sands the bulwarks in preparation for painting.

MORE THAN 20 MILLION tourists from around the world visit Niagara Falls each year to marvel at the massive power of 600,000 gallons-per-second of water rushing down the Niagara River, roaring over

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Top graduate credits goals, support network and hard work

Local 374’s Billy Shick captures the top spot at the 2019 National Apprenticeship Competition and in the team competition.

THE 2019 NATIONAL Apprenticeship Competition winner, Billy Shick, from Local 374 (Hobart, Indiana), is a second-generation Boilermaker who has the building trades in his blood.

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National Apprenticeship Week shines light on benefits to workers and employers, raises voices to preserve registered programs

National Apprenticeship Week has been re-branded by NABTU affiliates as National “Save” Apprenticeship Week in an ongoing effort to preserve industry registered programs like the Boilermakers’ apprenticeship program.

DURING NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP Week, November 11-18, thousands of American unions, companies, non-profits and government entities are celebrating career-training programs, and the International Bro

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Slater keeps the L-169 streak going

2018 graduate apprenticeship competition winner Joshua Slater

Top graduate apprentice grateful for training, support

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L-169’s Slater captures 2018 graduate apprentice title

COMPETITORS AT THE NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP COMPETITION SHOWCASE THEIR SKILLS AT LOCAL 28 IN NEWARK, NEW JERSEY. Pictured from l. to r.: Matt Stillson, L-1; Joshua Slater, L-169; Dwayne Martin, L-40; Michael Estes, L-83; Joshua Roupe, L-154; Andrew Davis, L-29; Justin Williams, L-101; and Jason Eubanks, L-549.

Runner-up spot goes to L-29’s Davis; Northeast Section takes team honors

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L-83 apprentices get ‘in on the act,’ build staircase for school play

L-83 apprentices get ‘in on the act,’ build staircase for school play

APPRENTICES AT LOCAL 83 (Kansas City, Missouri) participated in the play “Eurydice” without ever setting foot on stage.

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L-374 treats visiting instructors to blacksmithing demo

L-374’s Nick Tokarz explains the hammer forging process.

Hammer forging offers apprentices opportunity to try age-old craft

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