V53N1

Massive Whiting refinery upgrade goes online, L-433 wins Charles W. Jones Award, Tripartite conference tackles tough challenges, Union names Robert Brady Legislator of the Year, Retiree uses Boilermaker skills for community projects, and much, much more...

Boilermakers shine on Michigan nuclear job

RECENTLY STONE & WEBSTER was called upon by our client, Entergy Nuclear, to assist in the replacement of the Control Rod Drive housings on the reactor head at the Palisades Nuclear Station near Cov

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Thanks for contact after father’s death

MY FATHER [the late William C. Calhoun, Local 74, Houston], in his early days, was very proud of being a part of boiler-making. He said it was a very hot job. My daddy was a special man.

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Locals award service pins

HANS HOOGENDOORN, right, receives a watch commemorating his 55-years of membership in Local 549 (Pittsburg, Calif.) from BM-ST Mark Sloan. Chartered in 1983, L-549 is a shop, ship building, and metal working lodge.

Local 1 • Chicago

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

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Massive Whiting refinery upgrade goes online

Evening shot of BP’s reconfigured 12 Pipestill unit. The new 166-ft.-tall vacuum tower is in the foreground.  Photo courtesy of BP.

BP’s $4.2 billion private investment is largest in Indiana history

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L-133 member thankful for films

I WISH TO sincerely thank the Boilermakers organization and all persons involved for the very much appreciated Boilermakers Craftsman Films which I have received.

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2014 LEAP Issues

Government Affairs prepares for delegate lobbying efforts

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L-28 is tops in area for Toys for Tots

TAKING PART IN THE L-28 TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE are l. to r., steward Robert Haslach, President Bob Flynn, and steward Wayne Van Wagner.

BOILERMAKERS LOCAL 28 would like to thank all of the brothers and sisters from locals nationwide who worked the Phillips 66 Refinery turnaround for their support of the 2013 Toys for Tots annual to

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U.S. exports jobs, imports pollution

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

Asia sends us more than just tainted manufactured goods

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ADDRESS TO THE INDUSTRIALL MATERIALS SECTOR

IndustriALL Assistant General Secretary Kemal Özkan, left, listens as IP Jones addresses the world conference of the Materials Industries.

President Jones urges solidarity in face of growing multinational power

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World conference sets course for IndustriALL Materials Sector

IBB International President Newton Jones, far right, Chairman of the IndustriALL Materials Industries Sector, speaks at the group’s world conference. Joining him at the leadership table are, l. to r., Varanon Peetiwan, Thai Ministry of Labour; Matthias Hartwich, Materials Industries Director; and Kemal Özkan, IndustriALL Assistant General Secretary.

Global labor affiliates re-elect IP Jones, adopt action plan

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