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Volume 48, Number 4
Oct 2009 to Dec 2009

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Boilermakers share in $12 million Fluor Daniel settlement, Local 45's Brown wins national apprentice competition, MOST Tripartite Conference challenges, IBB hosts USA shoot, L-1814 sends off New York, and much, much more...

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Passing comprehensive energy bill ensures future for Boilermakers

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

Lack of legislation is already costing us jobs

GLOBAL WARMING HAS changed the way the entire world does business. The magnitude of that change became apparent in 2007, when the Supreme Court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as pollutants.

That ruling left Congress with two alternatives: establish new legislation to regulate greenhouse gases, or allow the EPA to create their own rules, with no congressional guidelines and no protection for workers in the affected industries.

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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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