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the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 48, Number 2
Apr 2009 to Jun 2009

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Local 92 completes Chevron refinery job injury-free, Construction Division conference highlights, Peter Visclosky named Legislator of the Year, Delegates push for Employee Free Choice, Local 154 makes symbolic Navy anchor, and much, much more...

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L-154 makes symbolic Navy anchor

Wet, cold, and hungry, newly-minted Navy CPOs charge up a muddy hill carrying a symbolic anchor made by Local 154 members.

Steel assembly is centerpiece for CPO training and induction

LIKE MANY BOILERMAKER lodges, Local 154 (Pittsburgh) occasionally gets an unusual request for services because of the special skills of its members. That was the case last year when a call came in to build a Navy anchor. The specifications were odd, to be sure. This would be a seven-piece anchor that could be assembled and carried by hand. And it would be made of plate steel.

Tags  Local News
Locals  L-154
Reporter  V48N2

New health insurance law requires more info

Affected participants should respond quickly to avoid denial of benefits

A NEW LAW requires the Boilermakers National Health & Welfare Fund to collect certain information — including Social Security numbers — for participant dependents before the fund can pay claims. This information is specified in Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Extension Act of 2007, which was extended by Congress on Dec. 19, 2008.

Tags  Featured
Reporter  V48N2

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  • Pictured left to right: IP Newton B. Jones, L-92 BM-ST Oscar Davila, IVP Western States J. Tom Baca and MOST Administrator Mark Garrett.

    Top safety award goes to Local 92

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  • Locals award service pins

    Locals award service pins

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  •  L-D23’s Terris Deans, left, and Daniel Jones repair crane cables at the Cemex plant in Clinchfield, Georgia. Both Deans and Jones are in college through the plant’s college education program.

    L-D23 boosts education and safety at Cemex plant

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  • From l. to r., B&W’s Boilermaker superintendent Don Wallace, supervisor Eric Boggs, rigging engineer Steve Fox, construction manager Marty Crum, and L-744’s Steven Walters, foreman Stephen Ginley, Business Manager Martin Mahon and (kneeling) Gregory Pamer.

    Babcock & Wilcox asks L-744 members to install antique boiler

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  • L-5, Z-7’s Jacob Weber and partner Zane Martin, L-29, both from the Northeast, work on the buddy weld exercise. The test requires contestants to cut out a section of a bad tube and replace it with a new one.

    Local 374’s Shick earns top honors at National Apprenticeship Competition

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