The 2019 Boilermakers Lodge 359 Steelhead Derby was held on Sunday, March 3rd on the Chilliwack/Vedder River. We had 16 participants this year. Registration looked to be down early with only 12 signed up. However, Brother Ross Casselman showed up with 3 friends to participate in the festivities, all of whom had been in a […]
A journeyperson boilermaker is a tradesperson who must possess the full range of knowledge, abilities and skills required to fabricate, construct, install, assemble, erect, demolish, repair and maintain a wide variety of vessels, tanks, towers, boilers, hoists and other structures, ancillary equipment and fixtures made of steel, other metals, fiberglass, and other materials. The broad scope of the boilermaker trade includes the construction and maintenance activities performed in the field and in industrial and commercial plants such as
Just wanted to update the membership that we now offer shipping for apparel orders. If you wish to place an order, please contact Jamie White at our general office or by email at email@example.com. We suggest ordering by email so the phone lines stay open for business calls and it’s easier to track the orders. […]
Boilermakers and artists have quite a bit in common says Hilary Peach, a Lodge 359 (Vancouver, British Columbia) member who wields a welding torch as well as a pen. She finds that many artists acquire day jobs in the trades. As an artist who is skilled in several mediums, and as a Boilermaker, she understands […]
The Union has learned that some Owner/Clients have been requesting that our contractors supply them with proof of residency for their employees regarding their Local Resident status. We just want to remind all of our members that there is historic language in our Collective Agreements that allows our Contractors to ask you for acceptable proof […]
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Site C Penstock Installation As most of you are aware, the Boilermakers currently employed at the Site C Dam are working under a Special Project Needs Agreement (SPNA) negotiated for the Turbine and Generator project (T&G). This contract was awarded by BC Hydro to Voith Hydro Inc. Fabrication work of the T&G components is being […]
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What Else You Can Do To Help Save A Life Establishing a Drug-Free Workplace To discourage substance abuse and promote rehabilitation through a policy, does the following: Educates employees about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. Makes employees aware of counseling and rehab services that are available. Provides access to health insurance and substance […]
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