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LMCT hosts HUD leaders at HFIAW Local 24

The Mechanical Insulators LMCT hosted leaders from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) at the Insulators Local 24 Union Hall/Training Center to discuss Mechanical Insulation and Firestop technologies and how they could benefit HUD.

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LMCT co-hosts Greening Federal Buildings presentation

On Oct. 30, the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust and BuildingAction hosted an online presentation to highlight the need to pass the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act, H.R. 4663.

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Local 78 successfully conducts the Firestop Market Recovery Program

Mechanical Insulators Local 78 in Birmingham, Ala., hosted the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Firestop Market Recovery Program in early June.

The LMCT Firestop Market Recovery Program is designed to bring together Local Union leadership and contractors to gain market share and increase Firestopping manhours. 

As part of the training, an assessment of the existing market was conducted and then compared to other areas and best practices to ensure a customized...

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South Bend, Indiana, Local 75 tackles the Firestop Market

Mechanical Insulators Local 75 in South Bend, Ind., hosted the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust Firestop Market Recovery Program from May 8 to 11. 

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LMCT conducts Firestop Market Recovery Program

Insulators Local 6 Spearheads Firestop Market Recovery Sessions

Insulators Local 6 hosted the Mechanical Insulator’s Firestop Market Recovery Program in early March in Boston. Local 6 signatory contractors and from the New York/New England States Conference participated in the program, which ran from March 7 to March 10.

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Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference empowers women in construction

Gina Walsh, Deputy Director of the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust (LMCT), appeared on the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed the Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference – the largest gathering of tradeswomen in the world – held in Las Vegas from Oct. 28 to Oct. 30.

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NABTU hosts TWBN March Webinar

March is Women’s History Month, and NABTU, along with NABTU’s Tradeswomen Committee, hosted a Winter Webinar for tradeswomen.

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Illinois law will create union jobs in renewable energy transition

As more people embrace the transition to green, renewable energy, millions of good paying union jobs will be created. 

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The LMCT partners with the Insulators Union throughout the U.S. and Canada performing high quality work in the following industries:

Mechanical insulation, maintenance and new construction, industrial high temperature, pads and blankets, storage tanks and vessels, boilers, chillers, metal cladding/weather barriers, commercial heating and cooling, HVAC systems, vapor retarders and barriers, asbestos abatement, firestop and smokeseal, nuclear specialized applications, mechanical insulation evaluations, CUI programs, specialized insulations, highly trained workforce and safety trained to current standards.

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