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December 2014 Monthly Meeting Notice
Posted Friday, December 12, 2014

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Daughter of L-28 retiree serves with AmeriCorps - Thursday, November 27, 2014

My daughter, Nichole, was a 2009 recipient of an International scholarship. After completing her degree in architecture at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), she wanted to show her thanks for the financial assistance she has received by joining AmeriCorps to help other people, before getting on with her professional career. This has been a great experience for her.


L-29 member hikes 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Adventure takes more than five months

IF YOU EVER plan to hike the 2,186-mile Appalachian Trail, Dola Holland has some advice. Pack light. Bring rain gear. Plan on cold weather, even in the South.

Holland, a member of Local 29 (Boston) and his 4-year-old black lab, Miss Kay, made the five-and-a-half-month trek in 2013, starting in Maine on June 11 and ending in Georgia on November 23. It was a trip that had captured his imagination for some time, especially as the trail meanders close to his home near Plymouth, Vermont.


Need Your Help to Get Brotherhood Outdoors TV an Award - Friday, November 21, 2014

Cast Your Vote for Brotherhood Outdoors in the Sportsman Choice Awards

And You Could Win A Cast & Blast Package

A program of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA), Brotherhood Outdoors is the ONLY 100% union-dedicated outdoor TV series that showcases everyday, hardworking members in a positive way while they join us on a dream hunting or fishing trip. Please cast a vote now for YOUR show, Brotherhood Outdoors, and help it win a prestigious Sportsman Choice award in the following categories:


SaskPower to capture 90% of Unit 3 CO2 at Boundary Dam plant - Thursday, November 20, 2014

L-555 has key role in first-of-a-kind CCS project

GLOBAL ENERGY INTERESTS are keeping a close eye on operations at the Boundary Dam Power Station in Saskatchewan these days, now that SaskPower has begun operating its rebuilt coal-fired Unit 3 with carbon capture and storage (CCS) capability.


Feds indict former Massey Energy CEO - Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Safety violations cited in deaths of 29 miners

A FEDERAL GRAND jury handed down an indictment November 14 charging former Massey Energy CEO Donald Blankenship with four criminal counts related to mine safety violations and securities fraud.

Blankenship ran Massey Energy in 2010 when an explosion rocked the Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, W. Va., killing 29 miners. He retired less than a year later.

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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