Pride and performance are in the heart of the union ironworker


IMPACT Contractor Invests In Safety To Save

Contractor Patriot Erectors, Inc., a member of the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), is using outstanding safety performance to lower costs.

According to Rex Webb, the company’s secretary-treasurer, investments in safety programs improve the company’s profits—savings they can pass along to customers and employees, and reinvest in their safety program. Click to read full story.

IMPACT Prepares Ironworker Contractors for Growth in Competitive Recovery Economy Through New Course

Through an all-new project management course, the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) seeks to raise the bar in quality across the construction industry by preparing Ironworker Contractor project managers to fill a growing number of positions. Click to read full story.

Crane and Rigging Specialists Deep South and Maxim Crane Team with Union Ironworkers on Big Lifts for Huge Gulf Coast Refineries and Plants

Gulf Coast crane and rigging experts Deep South Crane and Rigging and Maxim Crane Works are well-prepared for the rising surge in U.S. energy, oil and gas production. As signatory contractors they rely on union Iron Workers and operators to man up the critical big lifts that are their unsurpassed specialty, serving the multi-multi-billion dollar industries, plants and refineries edging along the Gulf from Texas to Florida. Click to read full story.

Continuous training makes Union ironworkers the trusted source for quality architectural and ornamental work

The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites. Click to read full story.

Union ironworkers prepare for "green" jobs with specialized wind turbine training.

A federal grant helps to provide training for ironworker local unions and signatory contractors, leading a new generation of energy-industry construction. Click to read full story.

Union ironworkers raise the bar with continuous training, competitions, and new OSHA relationship.

Iron Workers Union reinforces skills development, safety to ensure its ironworkers are ready to meet the construction demands of industry rebound. Click to read full story.

Ironworkers Union classroom trainingPHOTO: Apprentice refines his skills in Ironworkers Union classroom training session.

Kyle George, Local 48, Oklahoma City, Wins District Council Apprentice Competition.

A proud day for the District Council's apprentices who worked extra hours to get to the top of the steel. Not an easy task when you have to go to school at night while working full time, but doing well in the contest gives apprentices an extra edge.

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Ironworkers union focused on building long-term profitability for workers—and for construction industry employers who hire them

In his inaugural address, President Barrack 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 construction industry this is very good news indeed. The Ironworkers Union and its members are on the same page with the new president’s vision—emphasizing productivity, performance and profitability to insure their members, and their industry employers survive and thrive in the tough economic times at hand. Click to read full story.

Ironworkers building new Dallas Cowboys StadiumPHOTO: Union ironworkers erected the record-setting steel that spans the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium.

Dallas-Based Bosworth Steel Erectors, Inc. wins national award for work on new Nationals Ballpark in D.C.

National BallparkPHOTO: Bosworth Steel Erectors, Inc. of Dallas erected the steel structure for the new, $611 million plus Nationals Ballpark in Washington, D.C. The stadium complex opened officially last weekend.

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