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A Different Kind of Classroom for Future Ironworkers

Four years, 800 hours in a classroom and 8,000 hours practicing and working with your hands. That’s the formula for becoming an Iron Worker apprentice. Chartered in 1901, the Iron Workers Local 5 Union is based in Largo, Md., about … Continue reading

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Glass Boot Camp Gives Architecture Students Glazing Insight

Architects create a building’s concept, but glaziers are among the workers who bring a design to life. To bridge the gap between design and construction, the Southern California Glass Management Association (SCGMA), Local Union 636 and the Southern California Glaziers … Continue reading

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