Mass. Electric Construction, Local 96 Underway with 3.4MW Solar Farm for Town of Shrewsbury

May 18th, 2018

Shrewsbury, MA – Mass. Electric Construction Company, headquartered in Waltham, MA, has been awarded and is underway with electrical construction of the 3.4MW ground-mount solar farm at the Shrewsbury, Massachusetts landfill for the Town of Shrewsbury. A crew of 35 IBEW Local 96 is providing installations for the large-scale solar project, which is comprised of an RBI ground-mount racking system designed to withstand 100mph wind speed and 55psf snow loading and 11,880 SunTech solar panels. Mass Electric Project Manager Kevin Conlon and Local 96 Foreman Michaels are supervising the project team. Construction began in early April and the project is … Continue reading Mass. Electric Construction, Local 96 Underway with 3.4MW Solar Farm for Town of Shrewsbury

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IBEW Local 96 at IBEW Construction and Maintenance Conference in Washington D.C.

May 18th, 2018

Washington, D.C. – IBEW Local 96 Business Manager Thomas Maloney and Business Agent David Martinelli proudly represented the Worcester electrical union at the annual IBEW Construction and Maintenance Conference in Washington D.C., April 11 – 13, 2018. Maloney and Martinelli met with Massachusetts legislators, discussing issues important to the electrical construction industry in Central Massachusetts.

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Ostrow Electric Company, IBEW Local 96 Near Completion of UMASS Memorial Health Alliance – Leominster Campus Cogen Plant

April 20th, 2018

GC: Harry Grodsky and Company, Inc., Springfield, MA; EE: NKE Engineering; Architect: DiGiorgio Associates, Boston, MA Leominster, MA –IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor Ostrow Electric Company, Inc. is nearing completion of the comprehensive electrical project associated with the new, 2MW cogeneration plant at the UMASS Memorial Leominster Hospital campus.

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IBEW Local 96 Apprentices Volunteer in American Red Cross Worcester Fire Safety Initiative

April 10th, 2018

IBEW Local 96 apprentice electricians proudly participated in the American Red Cross, Central Massachusetts Chapter’s annual Sound the Alarm Save A Life fire safety and prevention campaign on Saturday, April 6th. Through the efforts of Local 96 and 80 total volunteers, the American Red Cross made 72 Worcester homes safer by installing battery operated smoke alarms and CO2 detectors, and providing fire safety eduction to occupants of homes throughout, as well as providing fire safety education to its occupants. All supplies and equipment used were provided through donations to the Red Cross. Red Cross Central MA volunteers will continue this … Continue reading IBEW Local 96 Apprentices Volunteer in American Red Cross Worcester Fire Safety Initiative

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Coghlin Electrical, IBEW Local 96 In Progress with Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall at WPI

February 28th, 2018

Architect: Gensler, Boston, MA; GC: Shawmut Construction, Boston, MA

Worcester, MA – IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor, Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Inc., based in Worcester, is in progress with the ground-up, core and shell electrical construction of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall project.

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Local 96 Conducts Medium Voltage Splicing Class

February 26th, 2018

45 Worcester Union Journeymen Wiremen receive specialty training

IBEW Local 96 held a Medium Voltage Splicing class (5kV to 30kV) on February 20 and 21, which was attended and completed by 45 Local 96 journeymen electricians at the union hall in Worcester. The specialized, continuing education program was spearheaded by Business Agent Dave Martinelli and conducted by Karl Graeenstetter, Eastern Regional Sales Manager for TE Connectivity and Jim O’Conner of TE Energy/Raychem and Ampact.

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Local 96 Contributes to Veterans in Winter Clothing Drive

February 12th, 2018

Journeyman Nate Daniel Recognized for Community Charity Work and Outreach

IBEW Local 96 members proudly contributed winter clothing and other goods valued at $2000 to Veterans Inc. in Worcester through the union’s Winter/Pre-Holiday Clothing Drive. Clothing was delivered on a weekly basis to the veterans organization by Local 96 from the pre-holiday period through January.

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IBEW Local 96 Members Attend 15-Hour National Electrical Code Update Class

January 31st, 2018

55 IBEW Local 96 journeymen electricians attended and completed the Worcester Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund 15-hour 2017 NEC Update Class on January 27 and 28 at the Local 96 union hall in Worcester. The program was instructed by Bill Laidler, a certified code instructor from IBEW Local 223 in Brockton. Another NEC code update class will be scheduled in October 2018.

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Susan Coghlin Mailman, President of Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Elected President of Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts

January 10th, 2018

In November 2017, Susan Coghlin Mailman, president of Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Inc., based in Worcester, MA, was elected to serve a two-year term as president of the Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts (ASM) at the association’s Biennial Gala in Boston. Commenting on her role, Mailman said, “I am honored to become chair of the ASM Board of Directors and to be able to represent the interests of subcontracting firms throughout Massachusetts. I believe our industry is a story of workforce development. The construction industry needs to diversify its workforce. We need to welcome women, and I mean REALLY welcome women – … Continue reading Susan Coghlin Mailman, President of Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Elected President of Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts

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