The Power of Union-Led Training

There is no denying the power of union-led training. P4A’s success, as measured by the number of members trained as of September 30 this year: P4A has trained 3,484 UWUA members at six P4A employers By the end of the year that number is expected to hit 5,000, roughly 10% of the UWUA membership, and […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|12.11.17 read more


PG&E Introduces a Long-Term Career Veterans Hiring Initiative

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today unveiled a long-term career hiring program aimed at veterans. The “1,000 Careers Project” has set a goal of hiring 1,000 veterans into PG&E careers over the next eight years. Read More: https://www.pge.com/en/about/newsroom/newsdetails/index.page?title=20150626_pge_introduces_a_long-term_career_veterans_hiring_initiative

Gas NEWS|07.16.17
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Consumers Energy Investing Nearly $440 Million to Enhance Safety, Reliability of Natural Gas System

At Consumers Energy, the safe, reliable delivery of natural gas is a top priority. We are committed to continually strengthening our natural gas system to benefit the 1.8 million homes and businesses we are proud to serve throughout Lower Michigan,” said Charles Crews, vice president of gas operations for Consumers Energy. Read More: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/consumers-energy-investing-nearly-440-million-to-enhance-safety-reliability-of-natural-gas-system-300460917.html

Gas NEWS|05.26.17
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Consumers Energy to Replace Gas Lines in Portion of Eastpointe, MI

The project is part of Consumers Energy’s $125 million effort to replace more than 18,000 natural gas services leading to customer homes and over 107 miles of main across the state.   Consumers Energy this week will begin work on replacing worn natural gas lines in central Eastpointe next month, an effort that will impact […]

Gas NEWS|02.05.17
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RLC Grad Works to Update Chicago’s Aging Pipes

RLC grad works to update Chicago’s aging pipes   She is now tasked with working on the System Modernization Program, an effort to replace aging cast iron gas mains with plastic mains. Some of the lines are so old, they were used when the city streets were still lit with gas lanterns. UWUA Power for […]

Gas NEWS|01.05.17
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DTE to Build New Gas-Fired Power Plants to Replace Coal-Based Sites Planned for Retirement

DTE Energy Co. announced it will build several natural gas-fired power plants starting in 2021 to replace three aging coal-fired plants it will retire by 2023. The $1 billion to $1.5 billion investment is part of DTE’s commitment to ensure electric reliability for its 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan that also will help Michigan […]

Gas NEWS|10.23.16
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Mon Power Substation to Support West Virginia Natural Gas Facility

Mon Power, a unit of FirstEnergy Corp., has completed a new substation and power lines that will provide electric service to a new Marcellus shale gas facility under construction in Doddridge County, West Virginia. The $5 million project was completed in early August and will provide electric service to a new fracking water treatment plant […]

Gas NEWS|09.26.16
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