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2014-08-13 08:31:06

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the most successful skills training programs in North America will mark a major milestone this year at Washtenaw Community College (WCC) in Ann Arbor, MI. For the past 25 years, a partnership between the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinklerfitters, Welders and HVACR Technicians (UA) and WCC has produced thousands of certified and internationally recognized instructors in the piping industry. Photo -...

2014-08-12 12:22:43

Renowned Instructor Training Program Also Celebrating 25th Anniversary On WCC Campus ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washtenaw Community College [WCC] and the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinkler Fitters, Welders and HVACR Technicians [UA] will sign a historic 15-year contract extension for the renowned Instructor Training Program [ITP] during a ceremony August 13 at the Morris Lawrence Building on the WCC campus. The announcement was...

2014-04-28 12:24:35

After Tour of Region, Sean McGarvey Denounces Anti-Keystone Zealots For Misinformation Campaign WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Upon returning from a tour of the Canadian oil sands region, Sean McGarvey, president of North America's Building Trades Unions, today chastised the radical environmental movement for perpetrating a deliberate misinformation campaign upon the American public with regard to oil sands development and the Keystone pipeline. McGarvey visited the...

2014-04-21 08:27:35

South Florida training center provides local residents with an opportunity to learn and establish a career in a skilled trade MIAMI, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Pipefitting Education Center ("ARPEC" and "training center") announces the upcoming April 25 deadline for openings in the school's prestigious training program for the fall term. ARPEC -- which is jointly administered by the Mechanical Contractors Association of South Florida ("MCASF") and...

2014-03-05 12:21:54

OTTAWA, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Building Trades Unions (CBTU) welcomes the filing of the Energy East Project Description with the National Energy Board. This first formal step brings Canada one step closer to energy security and one step closer to no longer having to rely on foreign oil. Speaking on behalf of CBTU, Canadian Director Robert Blakely said in Edmonton today: "Our membership, half a million strong across the country is looking forward to this project; it is...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.