May 25, 2021
On April 19, the first Canadian woman to hold the federal finance minister portfolio delivered the longest and arguably most significant budget in Canadian history.Read More
News About Our Industry
May 24, 2021
During a House Ways and Means Committee hearing, Rep. Linda Sanchez spoke about the importance of mechanical insulation.Read More
May 3, 2021
The construction industry is one of the deadliest in America, not only due to the nature of the work, but also because of its high suicide rate.
Once considered a taboo subject, building trades leaders are now addressing the subject and are working to educate people about mental health issues.Read More
April 16, 2021
Energy efficiency and mitigating climate change have become two underpinning priorities of the new relationship between President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. As two leaders aligned on the need for a green recovery, climate change and clean growth is seen as common ground for Biden and Trudeau to rebuild the Canada-U.S. relationship, which was strained during President Donald Trump’s term.Read More
March 3, 2021
Firestopping and smoke seal is one of the important trades that falls under the umbrella of the Insulators Union and, Mechanical Insulators LMCT Trustee Tom Dake II recently discussed firestopping and smoke seal on a national, labor-focused podcast.Read More
December 15, 2020
The Illinois locals that are involved are Local 1 St Louis, Local 17 Chicago, Local18 Indianapolis, Local 19 Milwaukee, Local 37 Evansville, and Local 81 Cedar Rapids. The 100% Labor coalition unveiled its package of policy recommendations to transition Illinois to a 100% clean energy economy by 2050. The comprehensive 10-point plan could save or create up to 280,000 jobs, significantly reduce the state’s emissions and help to close the growing income inequality gap in disadvantaged...Read More
November 19, 2020
This past year, the United States and Canada have encountered several major national and global challenges: the human and economic loss and pain of the COVID Pandemic; the increased and needed focus on systemic racism and diversity, and the existential threat of climate change.Read More
November 12, 2020
The work of a Mechanical Insulator or Firestopper is completed after years of training, both in the classroom and on the jobsite. This expert level work that is expected throughout the industries is the result of a registered apprenticeship program.Read More
Our signatory contractors uphold a high standard of quality of work and pay for their employers to receive industry-leading instruction through a Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program. Discover the difference of trusting an LMCT contractor for your next project.
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