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2014-08-25 23:08:27

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 has installed 19 Clear Blue/Illumient solar and wind powered street lights at their Boston headquarters. These "Smart Off-Grid" lights communicate wirelessly with Clear Blue’s advanced cloud-based software to enable IBEW personnel to remotely control, maintain and operate them over the Internet; change lighting profiles in real time; run diagnostics and optimize power management, to ensure the highest level of...

2014-08-25 16:21:10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Aug, 25, leaders of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers signed a new five-year contract effective Aug. 15. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139391 "I commend the leadership of the IBEW for helping to establish an environment of mutual respect necessary for the development of an agreement beneficial to our employees and the safe operation of our facility,"...

2014-08-13 16:22:21

COMMERCE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 11 and Los Angeles Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association announce Net Zero Plus (NZP) and plans to expand the Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute (NZP ETI). Together, IBEW Local 11 and LA/NECA represent the second largest electrical labor union partnership of workers and contractors in the United States. Net Zero Plus unites energy-efficiency...

2014-07-10 16:21:44

Honoring the Dedication, Focus and Skill Required to Safely and Reliably Power Northern and Central California SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is pleased to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245 (IBEW 1245) in celebration of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day on Thursday, July 10. The recognition day, which was recently designated by the California State Assembly, acknowledges the critical role...

2014-07-09 23:13:52

Recently, while fighting a commercial building fire, an aerial ladder from a Colton City fire truck made contact with a 12,000-volt power line injuring three firefighters. Dwight Cromie, of Energy Independence Magazine, spoke with Battalion Chief Kevin Valentin, who was on the scene that night, about the incident. Colton, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 “Remember what CJ said,” they yelled. “Remember CJ’s rules.” Shouting those words in an electrical emergency is not a specific...

2014-06-23 23:01:58

Construction of Los Angeles Firm's Solar Farm to Create Long-term Career Jobs for Former Gang Members Los Angeles, Folsom, & Kern County, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 428, have teamed up to create jobs in Kern County, Calif. for graduates of Homeboy Industries' solar panel installation training and certification program. Homeboy Industries serves formerly high-risk, gang-involved...

2014-03-14 23:02:57

The National Adopt-A-Watt Program (NAAWP) working with National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) announced projects planned for the Temecula School District and the Riverside Municipal Airport. NECA and the IBEW have pledged to fund 10 projects in the Inland Southern California Region and are current seeking qualified candidates. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Sean Reynolds of Energy Independence Magazine...

2014-03-13 23:25:58

The Southern Sierra's Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) are now supporting the National Adopt-A-Watt Program (NAAWP). They just pledged to fund 10 projects in Southern California: five in San Bernardino County and five in Riverside County, and they are currently seeking qualified candidates for the program. San Bernardino, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The NAAWP is a green energy enterprise...

2014-02-19 00:20:27

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG Long Island announced today it reached a tentative agreement on a contract extension with its labor union, Local 1049 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, one of the largest private sector labor unions on Long Island. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120830/MM62627LOGO ) "This contract extension is the first step to providing my membership with the security of a fair contract," said Don Daley, Jr.,...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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