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Iron Workers team with Crane and Rigging Specialists Team on Big Lifts for Gulf Coast Refineries and Power Plants
HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- Along the Gulf Coast signs of an energy boom seem evident - from the recent $3 billion addition to Valero's Port Arthur refinery to the massive $7 billion Motiva expansion still underway; more new construction, upgrades and heavy maintenance is on the books as oil and energy giants along the Gulf crescent are beefing up their plants and contemplating new ones to meet the future, according to Iron Workers District Council of Texas and the Mid-South States.
Iron Workers International Union teams with IMPACT for series of new architectural and ornamental training modules
AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites.
AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- As more and more wind turbines are erected across the open plains, farmlands, and mountain ridges of the United States, the need for ironworkers with specialized construction skills has naturally grown, says the Iron Workers Union. Ask anyone knowledgeable about wind energy, and you'll quickly learn that the latest 'green' technology is nothing new to union ironworkers.
Iron Workers Union reinforces skills development, safety to ensure its ironworkers are ready to meet the construction demands of industry rebound
AUSTIN, Texas -- While U.S. industries struggle to rebuild, today's union ironworkers are preparing to lead the next wave of new business construction. That's because amidst the economic challenges of the past several years the Iron Workers International Union - teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) and the Ironworkers National Training Fund - has invested heavily in worksite-ready training programs for union ironworkers.