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2011-01-20 17:35:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting next year, all construction apprentices in California will receive instruction on green building practices as a component of their training. The California Apprenticeship Council (CAC) today approved integration of environmental components into minimum industry training criteria for the building construction trades apprenticeship programs, with full support from the construction industry. The Department of Industrial Relations'...

2010-12-20 00:00:38

The Wirral Borough Council has reacted positively to the latest statistics showing it has 1,023 young people out of school. (PRWeb UK) December 19, 2010 The Wirral Borough Council has reacted positively to the latest statistics showing it has 1,023 young people out of school, unemployed and untrained, meaning that its working class areas spawn the second-worst unemployment rate in the UK. Executive careers consultancy The UK Knack Group is impressed to note that the council in Wirral has...

2010-10-28 13:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Division of Apprenticeship Standards is ushering in a greener future for California by incorporating environmental components into minimum training criteria for apprenticeship trades. Committees made up of equal numbers of employer and employee representatives for every building construction trade will establish green guidelines for including carpentry, construction, electrical, plumbing and...

2010-10-25 08:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 International Union. Ask anyone knowledgeable about wind energy, and you'll quickly learn that the latest "green" technology - despite a recent surge in public interest - is nothing new to union ironworkers. In fact, ironworkers...

2010-08-30 13:30:00

Program shows military veterans what it takes to gain entry into the building trades ADDISON, Ill., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military veterans in Northeastern Illinois are invited to a free Open House to learn about careers in the Bricklaying, Tuck Pointing, Tile Setting and Plastering trades. The program is scheduled for September 21, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. It is sponsored by Helmets to Hardhats, a non-profit organization that helps veterans find careers in the...

2010-07-13 09:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 (www.ironworkers.org) -- teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) and the Ironworkers National Training Fund (www.ironworkers.org/organization/Apprenticeship.aspx) --...

2010-06-02 13:23:00

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An additional forty-five (45) UCAP Green Industry Certification Program (GICP) participants will graduate, bringing the total number of graduates to eighty-five (85) since November 2009. The Graduation Ceremony will be Thursday, June 3, 2010, at the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center - 4400 Shell Street - Capitol Heights, MD 20743, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The invited guest speaker is Linda Sorrento, Director of Education...

2010-02-11 10:03:00

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Green Industry Certification Graduation to be held at Prince George's Community College, Friday, February 12th, will be rescheduled. The Green Industry Certification Program (GICP), the only program of this type in the county, is a collaborative green workforce initiative between United Communities Against Poverty (UCAP), US Green Building Council, and Prince George's County Community College. Training includes six (6) weeks of...

2010-01-29 09:00:00

Canadian apprentices registered in a designated Red Seal trade program may be eligible to receive up to $4,000 in financial aid. TORONTO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/service-canada/student-grants-available-to-apprentices SOURCE CNW Social Media

2009-10-30 09:03:00

TUCKER, Ga. Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric cooperatives in Georgia ranked among the top 10 in the nation during the 26th Annual International Lineman's Rodeo held October 17 in Bonner Springs, Kansas. EMC journeymen (the highest qualified individuals) and apprentices (those in the first four years of linemen training) placed in the top 10 among 153 teams and 215 apprentices. "This competition draws the most talented and dedicated line workers from across the nation and showcases these...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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