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BNAP builds cutting-edge training program

BNAP staff members work on story-boarding a video segment of the BNAP Online Interactive Training System. L. to r., trainer Dave Vallacqua, lead instructor John Standish, BNAP National Coordinator Marty Spencer (standing), trainer Terry Collins, and trainer Mark Branscum.

Internet-based instruction offers big advantages

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Boilermakers help build first U.S. ultra-supercritical unit

Two Boilermakers help direct a tube section lift. Photo courtesy of MOST/Martin Communications

Cutting-edge Turk Plant uses less coal and water, reduces emissions

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Canadian shipyards set to boom

A Local 191-built Canadian Coast Guard ship built at the Victoria shipyard.

WORKERS ACROSS CANADA are hailing Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s announcement of a $35 billion shipbuilding program under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy.

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Rep. Higgins to receive first Abe Breehey award

Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY 27th)

U.S. congressman had strong ties with late IBB legislative director

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$14 billion Plant Vogtle gets green light for reactors

Upper section of Vogtle Unit 3 containment vessel lower head, fastened to assembly and welding stand. Courtesy Southern Company, all rights reserved.

NRC approves first licenses since 1978

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Boilermaker wins labor activist award

Labor activist Wilmer Ellis and his wife, Juanita, during a LEAP conference.

Local 549 member honored for political efforts

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Members build tube liners for Ohio River hydro plant

Water from the Ohio River will rush into the hydro tube liners, turning the powe

$416 million project will generate renewable energy

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Apprentice coordinator Dupuis stars in moose hunt

Photo courtesy Union Sportsmen's Alliance.

JASON DUPUIS, co-coordinator for the Northeast Area Apprentice Program and member of Local 237 (Hartford, Conn.) was featured Jan.

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Boilermakers expand project management skills

MOST Project management training, Jan. 15-20, Kansas City, Mo.

Twenty attend MOST training session

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Rail members ratify six-year agreement

BY A VOTE of more than two to one, Boilermaker freight rail workers ratified a new National Railroad Agreement Jan. 4. The agreement provides...

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