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April 2015 Monthly Meeting Notice
Posted Fri, Apr 10, 2015

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MOST Annual Drug Testing Reinstated
Posted Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Application for Pennsylvania Specialty License Plate
Posted Thu, Feb 5, 2015

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Twic Cards
Posted Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Apprentice Class Schedule January 2015 - June 2015
Posted Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Click Here to download the current Apprenticeship Training Codes and Schedule which is in effect from January 1, 2015, through June 30, 2015.

Nuclear Equivalency Exam - March 10, 2015
Posted Wed, Dec 3, 2014

NMAP equivalency exam will be administered at Local 13 on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, beginning at 8:00 AM.

Top News from Boilermakers International Union

MOST announces drug policy change - Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Annual testing will resume August 31, 2015

THE MOST DRUG policy for construction Boilermakers will once again include annual testing, effective August 31, 2015.

MOST Administrator Roger Erickson issued a memorandum to all construction lodges March 20 announcing the change. Under the revised policy, any construction member who is eligible for referral through the MOST Boilermaker Delivery System (MBDS) must comply with the policy by the August 31, 2015 deadline or face being placed on the ineligible list until the test can be completed with a negative test result.

Egyptian-born L-28 member reflects on career - Tuesday, March 24, 2015

I came to America from Egypt in 1982 when I was 22, looking for a better life. My father-in-law, the late John A. Harmer Jr., a first-generation Boilermaker, encouraged me to join the trade. I worked closely with highly-skilled Boilermakers who patiently taught me everything I needed to know. Coming from another country and having to learn English was hard, and my first years in the trade were the toughest.

Boilermaker hunts bucks and hogs - Friday, March 20, 2015

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Local 169 notches 120 years - Thursday, March 19, 2015

AN ICE SCULPTURE depicting the Boilermakers’ official seal helped set the stage for Local 169’s celebration of 120 years as an IBB lodge February 14. The celebration was held at the MGM Grand Detroit in conjunction with the local’s annual dinner-dance fundraiser benefiting the lodge’s scholarship program. Local 169 received its charter as a construction lodge on October 10, 1895. BM-ST Bob Hutsell put the lodge’s longevity into perspective, noting, “Boilermakers Local 169 has been around longer than the John Deere Tractor, Firestone, Goodyear, and U.S. Steel.

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin introduces bill to combat EPA regulations - Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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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.

God Bless America!