July 2019

Fall 2019 Shutdown Schedule Now Available!

Monday, July 22, 2019
Members: The Fall 2019 Shutdown Schedule has been updated to July 22, 2019. Please have a look at contractors, dates and locations.

Local 488 Pancake Breakfasts Begin Friday!

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Members: Just a quick reminder that we will be hosting our annual Pancake Breakfasts at the Dispatch Hall this Friday, July 19th and again on Friday, July 26th from 8:00 am - 10:30 am. The charge is $3.00 per person and children 10 and under eat for free! All proceeds from these breakfasts go to...

Pipeline Practice Yard Closed July 19th - 26th

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Good Afternoon Members: Please note that the Pipeline Practice Yard will be closed from July 19th - July 26th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA Safety Courses

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
In an effort to provide faster and more efficient service to our members, the Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) will now be taking registrations exclusively online for all OSSA safety courses. For Local 488 members in good standing, there is no cost for taking these courses. The costs for those...

Congratulations to Our Members at the Nutrien Redwater Turnaround!

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Congratulations to all of our members who did a fantastic job during the recent Turnaround at Nutrien Redwater. Please click on the letter we received from John Aitkin, Vice-President and General Manager with Melloy Industrial Services. Great job everyone!

June 2019

Member Profile: Local 488 Plumbing and Sprinkler Fitting Representative, Angus Potskin

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please take the time to read this fantastic feature on Local 488 Plumbing and Sprinkler Fitting Representative, Angus Potskin: https://buildtogether.ca/member-profile-angus-potskin-plumber/?fbclid=Iw...

Local 488 Weld Test Training Centre - C-Pressure Qualification for Fall Shutdowns

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: The Local 488 Weld Test Centre is looking for any Second or Third Year Welding Apprentices as well as Journeyman without a B-Pressure ticket that are interested in getting a C-Pressure Qualification for the Fall Shutdowns. This would be only for ACTIMS sites - Suncor (Fort...

Local 488 Introduces Plumbers 911

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Local 488 is looking to expand its market share into segments that we have not focussed on for some time. That is why we are introducing Plumbers911. We are currently looking for members who are considering starting their own Plumbing business - we are here to help and assist you in developing a...

Suncor North Online Orientation Help Sheet

Monday, June 17, 2019
Members: Please click on the valuable link below for a reference guide that describes how to navigate to and access the Suncor Contractor Portal for first time or returning users.

ACSA's WHIMIS 2015 Worker Education Now Free and Online!

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Members: Please note that if you do not have WHMIS 2015, please read the instructions on the attached document and receive the training for free.