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2014-10-07 08:32:33

Competitors from across North America compete in annual event showcasing skills TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over fifty competitors representing Ironworker locals across Canada and the United States recently concluded their annual three-day competition in Toronto hosted by the Ontario District Council and held at Local 721's training facility. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141006/150516 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141006/150517 "We are proud...

2014-09-26 08:22:22

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ironworker Apprentices test their mettle at the 2014 Iron Workers Outstanding Apprenticeship Competition. What: The Ironworkers biennial Outstanding Apprentice Competition welds skill, dexterity and construction industry knowledge When: Saturday September 27th -Sunday...

2014-09-24 16:27:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community Hub for Opportunities in Construction Employment (C.H.O.I.C.E.) announced on September 23 a "Commitment to Action" on youth employment in conjunction with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). The announcement was made as part of an effort led by Secretary Hillary Clinton and CGI to focus increased attention on the challenging issue of youth employment opportunities in the United States. North America's Building Trades Unions...

2014-07-25 23:02:27

Third year apprentice Eli Ward speaks on the growing opportunities for young people in construction work at the Construction Industry Institute’s 2014 Conference. Indianapolis (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The Construction Industry Institute (CII), a highly regarded organization dedicated to best practices in the construction industry, hosted their 2014 Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, July 20-23, 2014. The conference was attended by over 500 of the construction industry’s most...

2014-07-17 23:07:00

Wigwam partners with local college to engage youth in manufacturing careers. Sheboygan, Wi (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Wigwam Mills, Inc. recently partnered with Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) to participate in the Sheboygan Area Youth Apprenticeship program to get more graduating adults interested and involved in careers in manufacturing. Youth Apprenticeships offer students in high school the opportunity to explore future careers while receiving school credit and pay for the work they are...

2014-05-27 23:02:23

Mr. Electric wants to power students’ tomorrow by giving graduates reasons to become an electrician. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Graduation is over and it is time to decide where you want to go and what you want to do in life. Graduated students can get right to work, go to college or trade school. Mr. Electric wants to power students’ tomorrow by giving graduates reasons to become an electrician. Get paid to learn Students who pursue a career as an electrician earn money while...

2014-03-25 16:27:02

LIVERMORE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Builders and Contractors, Northern California Chapter (ABC NorCal) announced today that Toby Cummings, who has served as president and chief staff officer of the trade association since 2008, has resigned to pursue a new career opportunity. Anne Quick, former vice president of educational outreach, has been named interim president and CSO while the board of directors considers a permanent replacement. ABC NorCal Board of...

2014-03-18 23:03:09

Larry Apke, founder of Agile-Doctor.com, is seeking funds to provide no-cost, practical training in managing a software development team and job placement to participants. Phoenix (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 A new startup in the Phoenix area aims to provide intensive, hands-on training and job placement in the software development field at no cost to the individuals. The two-month training will provide intensive courses on the Agile methodology most in demand by employers and give apprentices...

2014-02-18 16:21:26

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry (NJATC) announced an agreement with Prysmian, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, to create the Prysmian Cable Education Academy, a unique online program dedicated to training the next generation of electrical workers. Over the next three years, Prysmian will donate $500,000 in cash, product and training support to...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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