LEAP names 2008 legislative issues, L-169 members tear down, rebuild blast furnace in under 100 days, Boilermakers attend UN climate change conference, recruiting program adds 500 workers in first year, HAZMAT/radiological training for railroad members, and much, much more...
THE SIZE OF A GRAIN of rice, the female mountain pine beetle is able to slip through the crevices in the bark of lodgepole, ponderosa, scots, and limber pine trees and lay her eggs. In aboutRead More
Apprentice serves with South Carolina National Guard
SPECIALIST THOMAS SIBLEY, a third-period apprentice with Local 687 (Charleston, Heights, S.C.) didn’t figure on putting his welding skills to much use when his National Guard unit shipped out to Afghanistan in May 2007. A communications specialist with the 218th Brigade Combat Team, Sibley handles video teleconferencing assignments, linking his unit to others around the world.Read More
New addition reinforces lodge’s commitment to contractors, customers
MEMBERS OF LOCAL Lodge 374 have not one, but two high-tech training facilities. One is located by their lodge office in Hammond, Ind.; the other can be found about 300 miles south in Dale, Ind., where members recently completed a new rigging yard.Read More
ONE OF THE MOST hazardous substances we might encounter in the workplace, asbestos has been used for centuries because of its excellent fire resistance and insulating properties. Asbestos has beenRead More