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September 2014 Meeting Notice
Posted Friday, September 05, 2014

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Top News from Boilermakers International Union

Fracking pipes pose explosion risks - Monday, August 25, 2014

NBC News story cites lack of regulation as oil and gas lines laid close to homes

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USA, Sportsman Channel will host "Brotherhood Outdoors" Marathon on Labor Day - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Event starts September 1 at 5:00 p.m. ET.


Video: Is the post-EPA regs power grid ready for a truly hard winter? - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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L-146 cuts ribbon on $20 million training center - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Massive facility reflects lodge’s growth, fulfills needs

LIKE THE OIL sands region where most of its members work, Local 146 in Edmonton, Alberta, has seen substantial growth in recent years — and with that growth has come the need for expanded administration and training facilities.

On June 14, the local cut the ribbon to formally open its new Boilermaker Apprenticeship and Mechanical Training Centre, located adjacent to its union hall. The event coincided with the lodge’s annual barbecue, which was held on the grounds of the centre.


Industrial Sector meets in Las Vegas - Friday, August 15, 2014

Conference is major learning event for lodges

INDUSTRIAL SECTOR OPERATIONS held its 2014 conference at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas July 29-August 1, drawing more than 200 participants. The conference is the largest learning event held for industrial lodges, with delegates attending from across North America.

The three day-meeting included half-day plenary sessions with speaker presentations followed by break-out segments for industry- and topic-specific educational content.

Welcome to Boilermakers Local 13

The Leadership and Members of Boilermakers Local 13 would like to welcome you to our website where you can find a great deal of information about us. The Boilermakers of Local 13 work on projects of all shapes and sizes.

Today's field construction boilermaker is a vital part of construction project team. We erect and repair boilers, pressure vessels, air pollution equipment, blast furnaces, water treatment plants, storage and process tanks, stacks and liners.

A boilermaker could be involved in the installation of a giant superheater section in a large utility boiler, the erection of a 750,000-gallon water storage tank, the placement of a nuclear power plant reactor dome, the replacement of cyclones in a refinery catalytic cat-cracker or the construction of components on a hydroelectric power station.

 

The Boilermakers of Local 13 are vital to many industries throughout Eastern Pennsylvania and New Castle County, Delaware and it's because of our highly skilled, dependable, productive, safe, and quality minded workforce. We are over 1,000 members strong and growing. We are always looking for the best and brightest that the region has to offer.

We encourage you learn more About Us, we hope that you enjoy your time on our site, and finally, we welcome all Feedback.

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