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Asbestos initiative aims to eradicate exposure

NOTE: The following important article is reprinted from WorkSafe magazine’s July-August 2014 edition, with permission. By Helena Brian  Lee Loftus has attended more funerals in the past decade than most people do in a lifetime. As business manager of the Insulators’ Union of BC, managing the end-of-life affairs of union […]

BC Insulators hosts Canadian Conference in Victoria July 16-18

The BC Insulators – Heat & Frost Local 118 – are hosting this year’s Canada Conference in Victoria from July 16-18,  with Local Business Managers and Agents, Presidents and Vice Presidents coming from across Canada, along with our International Officers as well. The annual Conference will discuss the latest developments in mechanical insulation, the […]

BC Insulators popular at BC Green Chamber of Commerce

BC Insulators had a popular booth at the BC Green Chamber of Commerce “Green Products Showcase” on July 10 to celebrate its first anniversary. President [on right] and  Mark Guay, insulation inspector and BC Insulators member, talked with many interested businesses and individuals among the 60 people who attended. The BC […]

New Reflective Metal Insulation technology now in BC

BC Insulators Business Manager Lee Loftus with new Reflective Metal Insulation [RMI] sample – which has now become available in Western Canada for the first time. The new insulation is produced by Kaefer PCI in Kansas City, Missouri and was first developed for use in the nuclear reactor industry. This insulation will likely […]