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February 2016 Monthly Meeting Notice
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Click Here to view the February 2016 Monthly Meeting notice


Apprentice Class Schedule Jan-June 2016
Wed, Dec 30, 2015

Click Here to download the apprentice training codes and schedule which is in effect from January 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016.


National Medical Screening Program
Wed, Nov 11, 2015

The Building Trades National Medical Screening Program (BTMed) provides free medical screening services to construction workers who worked at DOE/AEC sites.


Philadelphia Labor Activist Training
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

The Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO will host a year-long series of workshops designed to better equip local labor leaders and activists to meet the challenges facing today's labor movement. 


Special Election in PA-161
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Volunteers needed for Paul Mullen, PA AFL-CIO endorsed candidate for the PA-161 special election, to be held on August 4.


Apprentice Class Schedule July 2015 - Dec 2015
Wed, Jul 1, 2015

Click Here to download the Apprenticeship Training Codes and Schedule which is in effect from July 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.


MOST Annual Drug Testing Reinstated
Fri, Mar 20, 2015


Top News from Boilermakers International Union

Did work in the nuclear weapons industry make you ill? - Thursday, February 04, 2016

Compensation and medical benefits may be available

IF YOU HAVE been employed in the nuclear weapons industry and have been diagnosed with cancer, chronic beryllium disease, beryllium sensitivity or silicosis — and your illness was caused by exposure to radiation, beryllium or silica while working in the industry — you may be eligible for compensation or medical benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).


Locals award service pins - Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Local 1 • Chicago

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


Local 29 receives Charles W. Jones Award - Thursday, January 28, 2016

BOSTON LOCAL 29 became the fifth Boilermaker lodge to receive the Charles W. Jones Award, MOST's symbol of excellence, during the 30th Annual MOST Tripartite Conference in Myrtle Beach, S.C., October 4. Local 29 BM-ST Charles Hancock accepted the honor on behalf of the lodge.

The award acknowledges the local with the highest percentage of members trained using a selection of MOST programs: OSHA 10/30, Steel Erection, Common Arc, Rigging, Substance Abuse, Leadership and Scaffolding.


Other Scholarship winners from 2015 - Tuesday, January 26, 2016

IEC committee announces local, CFL winners

THE BOILERMAKERS’ International Executive Council has announced its selection of scholarship recipients for two local lodges and the Canadian Federation of Labour (CFL).

The committee selected Jason Boutilier, son of Daniel Boutilier, Lodge 73 (St. John, New Brunswick), and Dawn Elizabeth Curran, granddaughter of Edward Curran, Lodge 146 (Edmonton, Alberta), to each receive a $1,000 CFL scholarship award.


Top graduate apprentice reflects on those who helped - Thursday, January 21, 2016

Nevedal credits military service, H2H, Boilermakers

QUALIFYING FOR A national apprenticeship competition requires the support of organizations and people along the way, says the 2015 winner, Jonathon Nevedal, Local 169 (Detroit). He cites his experience in the military service, his introduction to the trades through Helmets to Hardhats (H2H), and the shared knowledge and guidance of Boilermakers in the field as well as in the union hall.

A submariner in the U.S. Navy, like his father before him, Nevedal worked as a machinist mate during a five-year hitch.

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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