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building trades

Specialized skills connected with building construction, such as carpentry, masonry, plumbing, plastering.
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Today, North America's Building Trades are proud to endorse Hillary Clinton's campaign for President," said Sean McGarvey, the organization's president.
The signature took place on the inauguration day of the Ibn Sina vocational training centre specialised in building trades and public works co-funded by the Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment and the French Development Agency.
The men and women of the building trades cannot wait any longer.
America's Building Trades Unions hope that public servants in both parties see fit to finally address the pressing needs in this country in a balanced and responsible way that allows for a level playing field, is devoid of raw political motivation, and instead is fueled by what best unites us and makes us stronger as a nation; now and in the years ahead.
In addition to deploying CU*BASE in an SaaS setting, Building Trades FCU is adding several self-service tools, including online and mobile banking, e-statements, e-alerts and e-notices, the Grand Rapids, Mich.
Intended for the building trades and the construction industry, this clearly-written and amply-illustrated handbook introduces readers to the components of blueprint design and interpretation.
The HSE's principal construction inspector in the North-east, Bill McKay, said that of the 3,500 asbestos-related cancer deaths each year in the UK, building trades account for a large number.
My dad--a man who never went to college, who worked in the building trades, and wore workboots and overalls--was a thinking man.
Scripps ceo Ken Lowe said that "the broadband technology of today lets us deliver information to the building trades in a way it could not be done before.
Schuchard's Stuart kings emerge as knowledgeable supporters of architectural achievement, initiates of masonic lodges in Scotland, and closely tied to the building trades whose members they sometimes raise to high office.
56) The vote, for example, in the Amalgamated Union of Building Trades Workers (representing the trowel trades) "was the biggest it had every managed to record on any question in its history", at around sixty per cent.
The Building Trades Unions Ignite Less Tobacco project's guide for construction workers focuses on educating construction workers about the hazards of tobacco smoke by itself and in combination with toxic chemicals encountered on the job.
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