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Graduate apprentices compete in Canada, thousands rally against EPA rule, ISO meets in Las Vegas, L-169 installs spray dry absorbers, Western States Tripartite holds 10th annual conference, Steel Fab workers join Boilermakers, L-169 retiree show creative skills and much, much more.

Locals award service pins

Local 1 • Chicago

JOHN F. RIEL BM-ST of Local 1, Chicago, reports presentation of membership pins to the following:

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EPA’s clean power plan needs major rework

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

Members can send in comments until December 1

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Election 2014: Boilermakers recommend candidates

Informed union voters can make a big difference Nov. 6

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Lewis, Dubreuil win Canadian graduate apprentice contest

Brad Lewis, L-146, and Jason Dubreuil, L-128, take top team honors.

12 compete at BCIT in Vancouver, British Columbia

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Steel Fab workers join Boilermakers

Showing their support for the Steel Fab organizing effort are, left to right, Kelli Morgan, IBB headquarters; Organizer Bobby Godinez (front); Former L-1620  (Portland, Ind.) President Bill Coleman; IR Bill Staggs; L-357 (Peru, Ind.) Steward Steve Adair; Lead Organizer Jody Mauller; L-483 (East Alton, Ill.) President Glenn Reinhardt; and L-684 members Markeita Murphy and Tara Boone.  Photo by Midtown Studio

Unit manufactures air receivers in Virginia

WORKERS AT THE Steel Fab manufacturing company in Lebanon, Va., voted to join the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers September 19.

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Eastern Canada Tripartite marks 10th year

Brad Herczeg of Alstom Power Canada, center, accepts a safety award during the tripartite banquet. Joining in the award ceremony is, l. to r., Kent Oliver, IR-CSO; David Galvin, President and CEO, Boilermaker Contractors’ Association of Canada; Ed Power, IVP-Eastern Canada (retired); and Jason McInnis, National Director of Health and Safety, Canada.

Conference sets attendance record

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New BM-STs complete training course

Newly-elected BM-STs attend 4-day training session in Kansas City, Mo., August 11-14.

Four-day event draws 21 from U.S. and Canada

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Thousands rally nationally against EPA’s proposed power plant rule

IVP Dave Haggerty, far right in gray shirt, marches on the front line with UMWA officers.

Pittsburgh authorities arrest IVP Haggerty, UAW officials for civil disobedience

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L-83 dedicates blood drive to member’s son

Red Cross Worker Pennie Rockhold collects blood from Kris Kennedy during the drive.

A LOCAL 83 (Kansas City, Mo.) blood drive conducted August 8 at the lodge’s training center held special meaning for those who donated to the Red Cross effort.

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Western States Tripartite holds 10th annual conference

Eric Sharpe discusses the future of coal.

Speakers address upcoming projects, regulations, coal’s future

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