There will be an NMAP Equivalency Test given at the union hall on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.. Click Here to view more information.
Click Here to download the current Apprenticeship Training Codes and Schedule which is in effect for July 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013
We will need manpower for a Nuclear Outage this fall at Peach Bottom. The outage will begin 9/9/13. Call Tina at the hall before August 2nd to be placed on the nuclear list.
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Boilermakers Local 13 endorses Allyson Schwartz's candidacy for governor of Pennsylvania.(view article)
Click Here to view the June 2013 Monthly Meeting Notice
Today, May 21 is primary election day in Pennsylvania. Polls open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm.(view article)
Below are the winners of the Boilermakers Local #13 Restaurant Raffle.
Jim Flanagan IV
John D. Breslin
Granville Strachan (2nd time that he won!)
Andy Shost (won 2 days in a row!)
Click Here to download the current Apprenticeship Training Codes and Schedule which is in effect from January 1, 2013 - June 30, 2013
Remarks from AFL-CIO President, Richard Trumka at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.(view article)
Click here to view and print the application for a Boilermakers Pennsylvania Specialty License Plate(view article)
Click Here for more information regarding a medical survey for welders
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The Officers and Members of Boilermakers Local 13 would like to welcome you to our newly designed website. Although this website is in its infancy we hope you will find our site useful and informative as we build upon it. We appreciate your interest in our great Local and International Union.(view article)
NMAP Equivalency Test
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Coal-produced electricity regains some market share - Tuesday, June 18, 2013
THE MARKET SHARE of electric power generated from coal has outpaced that of natural gas since November of 2012, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
The EIA reported that in April 2012, coal and natural gas held an equal share of the market, but in each of the past five months, coal’s share has risen to 40 percent or more while natural gas dipped to 25 percent.
Marine pilot and motivational speaker targets safety - Thursday, June 13, 2013
LODGE LEADERS AT the Boilermakers Construction Sector Operations conference in Marco Island March 3-7 heard about safety issues from a Marine pilot who experienced a near-fatal accident while piloting an F/A-18 fighter jet during a training exercise. Wes “Dahmer” Sharp explained how his plane and another jet smacked together, belly to belly, in the heat of a very competitive aerial maneuver — and lived to tell about it.
BNAP rolls out new website - Tuesday, June 11, 2013
VISITORS TO THE new Boilermakers National Apprenticeship Program website — www.bnap.com — will find a more user-friendly experience and far more information than was available previously, according to BNAP National Coordinator Marty Spencer. The site went live May 13.
L-169 welding contest becomes destination for high schoolers - Tuesday, June 11, 2013
A DECADE AFTER the first Boilermakers Local 169 High School Welding Invitational, the annual springtime event has become
L-374’s Brumfield urges environmental and economic balance - Wednesday, June 05, 2013
IN A GUEST editorial published in the Evansville Courier & Press May 30, Local 374 (Hammond, Ind.) Business Agent Timothy Brumfield makes a compelling case to balance the concern for a healthy environment with the need for a healthy economy and good jobs. Brumfield’s commentary followed an air permit meeting for a new fertilizer plant being planned for southern Indiana – and the seemingly automatic opposition by the Sierra Club and another environmental group.
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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