Volume 12, Issue Number 1 October  29, 2008



Chimney Project Stretches Contractor’s Work To New Heights

Tweet Garot Mechanical replaced the top 40 feet of this boiler stack for Green Bay Packaging.
With welding done from a basket perched high on the largest crane in Wisconsin, Tweet-Garot Mechanical Inc. of Green Bay, Wis. recently installed the top 40 feet of a coal-fired boiler stack for the Green Bay Packaging paper mill. At times the work must have seemed like a high-wire balancing act because of the towering heights and tight timeframe involved.

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Most-Asked Technical Questions Regarding SMACNA’s “Round Industrial Duct Construction Standards”

To assist you, as member contractors, in your project work, the following questions and answers are from SMACNA’s publication, “Round Industrial Duct Construction Standards,” Second Edition, an American National Standard.

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ITI Adds Sheet Metal Instructor Training II Program

Testing and balancing setups.
Last year, the International Training Institute (ITI) launched its Sheet Metal curriculum in Las Vegas, Nev. The program included a week-long Industrial Instructor Training Program at the Las Vegas Training Center to introduce instructors to the curriculum and to help them effectively teach this subject.

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Electrical Safety — Shocking, Isn’t It?

Are you an electrical expert? Realistically, not many people are. However, as contractors in the industrial field, it is vital that your employees know about electrical safety issues and regulations. On the job, electrical dangers such as shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast are always a real risk, yet proper training and safety strategies can minimize injuries and avoid fatalities.

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Share Your Success Stories: Industrial Projects Wanted

The Industrial Insights e-newsletter is a great way for you, as SMACNA industrial contractors, to promote your specialized large-scale projects.

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