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2010-11-12 15:31:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The #64 team gets sponsor for Phoenix: Empire Steel Buildings will sponsor the #64 Team at this weekend's Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway and next weekend at Homestead Miami. Empire Steel Buildings' founder and president, Michael Beeler, understands the scope of being in front of millions of the most dedicated sports fans in the country and looks forward to showcasing his company in this major national sporting event with Landon...

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...

2010-07-13 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) --...

2009-02-05 13:53:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- With the advent of IMPACT -- the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust -- the Iron Workers Union launched a far-reaching campaign aimed at building a profitable, modern-day alliance between union workers and their employers. In his inaugural address, President Barack Obama expressed commitment to reinvest in the U.S. infrastructure rebuilding roads and bridges as his administration moves to redirect the economy. To a struggling...

2009-01-15 12:38:00

Resolution ensures a productive and well-trained workforce in 2009 and beyond WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Ironworkers, the skilled tradesmen who do more than you can imagine, announce their New Year's Resolution. In 2009, Union Ironworkers resolve to actively pursue relationships with contractors with whom no relationship exists to productively manage construction projects and workloads ensuring projects are completed on time and under budget. "Our New Year's Resolution is a...

2009-01-07 15:55:00

Began career as Ironworker Apprentice, now owns region's largest steel erector CLEVELAND, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Mirgliotta became an ironworker apprentice at age 17. At age 28, using the skills and contacts he'd gotten from the union and a 200-amp, hand-crank Lincoln welding machine, he formed his own business, Park Iron Erectors. That first year, he and his wife, Bette, brought in $75,000 worth of work. This year, Forest City Erectors, the Twinsburg, Ohio, company the couple now...

2008-09-08 15:00:50

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) founders, Joseph J. Hunt and William Brown, will be honored on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at the American Institute of Steel Construction's (AISC) annual meeting, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, for receiving the AISC Special Achievement Award. This award honors individuals who have made a difference in AISC's and the structural steel industry's success. The award provides special...

2008-08-03 00:00:20

Following the recent announcement that the Dockyard's colossal crane - the biggest in Western Europe evidently - is to be removed this autumn, John Woodrow of Weston Mill came in with these shots of the crane being erected, some 30 years ago. John, who features in the shots and who worked on the job, is a local lad. He went to the Holy Redeemer School and was brought up by nuns. He says: "They were very strict and very religious - it was church every Sunday and Benediction every Wednesday -...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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