The Local 488 Welding Shop will be conducting a trial run in order to determine if there is a need to keep the shop open during evening hours. From today (September 24) until October 19, the shop will be open from 7:30 am - 9:00 pm.
The United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 488 was created in Edmonton, Alberta on September 11, 1904 by seven (7) local plumbers.
For over a century, Local 488 has grown with, evolved with, and built Northern Alberta. Today, Local Union 488 is the single largest supplier of pipe trades professionals in Canada representing plumbers, steamfitter – pipefitters, welders, instrumentation technicians, sprinkler fitters, refrigeration mechanics, pipeline workers, and a variety of specialty crafts.