Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

Local 94 praised for color PVC project

Posted by on Fri, Jul 12, 2019 @ 10:07 AM

Brothers from HFIAW Local 94 completed a colorful project at the Francis Tuttle Technology Center in Oklahoma City. Members did such a masterful job on the colored PVC project, that it was publicized on the front page of The Oklahoman newspaper earlier this year.

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Topics: Local 94, Oklahoma City, OK

29th Annual Florence Bernard/ Alta Miller Scholarship Drawing

Posted by on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 @ 20:07 PM

To help offset costs to continue their education, 20 students with a direct connection to the HFIAW will receive $5,000 scholarships this year.

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Topics: Florence Bernard/Alta Miller Scholarship

The 2019 ‘Pablo’ awarded to  MAC Proctor, longtime Instructor

Posted by on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

This year, the International Insulation Industry Apprenticeship and Training Fund (IIIATF) presented the 2019 W. F. Pablo Blieker Award to Local 14 Instructor and Master Apprentice Competition Proctor John Sullivan.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Local 14, Philadelphia, PA, W. F. Pablo Blieker Award

2019 JAC Conference held in Arizona

Posted by on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF)’s 44th Annual Joint Apprentice
Conference (JAC) took place in Arizona this May, and for the first time, it was combined with the annual Local Union Officers Meeting.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Joint Apprentice Conference

New golf event raises money for Asbestos Research Charitable Trust

Posted by on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

The first annual Insulators Tissue Bank and Asbestos Research Charitable Trust Golf Fundraiser raised more than $200,000 to help finance much-needed research for asbestos-related diseases.

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Topics: Insulators Tissue Bank and Asbestos Research Fund

800 Insulators expected on  Ethane Cracker Plant in 2020

Posted by on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 @ 09:07 AM

Dating back to 2012, Beaver County, Penn. knew there would be a construction boom on the horizon after the Shell Oil Company announced plans to build an Ethane Cracker plant along the Ohio River.

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Topics: Local 2, Pittsburgh, PA

Apprentice competition brings three events together

Posted by on Wed, Jul 10, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

For the first time in the 116-year history of the union, the Insulators held the Local Union Officers Meeting, the Joint Apprenticeship Conference and the Master Apprentice Competition (MAC) at the same time and same location.

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Topics: Master Apprentice Competition, Local Union Officers Meeting, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Joint Apprentice Conference

Western Canada prevails in the 2019 Master Apprentice Competition

Posted by on Wed, Jul 10, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

For the first time in competition history, an apprentice from HFIAW Local 119 earned the Master Apprentice Competition (MAC) title.

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Topics: Master Apprentice Competition, Apprenticeship and Training Fund

Insulators in the outdoors - Union Sportsmen's Alliance

Posted by on Mon, Jul 8, 2019 @ 13:07 PM

The HFIAW is a proud charter union of the Union Sportsman's Alliance (USA). 

We know many of our members enjoy the great outdoors, the below photo album catalogs all of the images that have been sent to the IAHFIAW to share their love of the outdoors and have a chance to be published in the quarterly edition of The Insulators Journal.  

The pictures in the below album have been updated to reflect the most recent Summer edition submissions. 

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Topics: Union Sportsmen's Alliance

USA, Union Volunteers Restore Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Pier

Posted by on Tue, Jul 2, 2019 @ 13:07 PM

Spring Hill, Tenn. — A popular fishing pier on Champion Lake in the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge received a much-needed face-lift thanks to union volunteers, the Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) and the Lower Trinity Basin Master Naturalists. 

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Topics: Union Sportsmen's Alliance, Local 22, Houston

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