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Topic: Ironworker

  Trade Programs: Ironworker | Apprenticeship | Manitoba Competitiveness, Training and Trade
Ironworkers erect structural steel components, reinforce steel, post tension tendons, install conveyors and robotic equipment and sometimes perform reconstructive work on existing structures and bridges.
A competent ironworker is involved in all facets of the job including planning and coordination of equipment, materials and human resources, construction and demolition of structures, and salvage, as well as storage and inventory of materials and equipment when jobs have been completed.
Ironworkers must be versatile in their knowledge and ability because of the variety of tasks they perform.
www.gov.mb.ca /tce/apprent/trades/ironworker.html   (0 words)

 Edunet: Careers - Ironworker
Ironworkers are involved in erecting buildings and bridges as well as other structures.
Ironworkers are usually employed by construction companies and sub-contractors and their wages depend on a variety of factors such as demand and skill levels.
Ironworking is physically demanding and you must be fit enough to do the work required.
www.edunetconnect.com /cat/careers/ironw.html   (0 words)

 ironworker - OneLook Dictionary Search
We found 13 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word ironworker:
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ironworker : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
www.onelook.com /?w=ironworker   (116 words)

  Ironworker Peddinghaus Ironworker
The Peddinghaus single slide ironworker series, Peddiworker series, is for one operator ironworker operation, where as the Peddinghaus dual slide ironworker series, Peddimax series, is a dual slide machine, which allows for two ironworker operators to work independent of each other.
Peddinghaus has the Ironworker to fit any fabrication need or budget, with a one man Ironworker from 55 tons to Ironworker up to 140 tons.
It goes without saying that a Peddinghaus Ironworker is equipped with a wide, high-performance plate, flat bar shearing station with a large ledge and gauging table enabling you to correctly position the work piece and cut with maximum precision.
www.peddi.com /Peddinghaus-Ironworker-Steelworker.htm   (215 words)

  Construction Site Personal Injury Law: Injury Case Reports
The ironworker was shoring an outrigger to a crane when a 12-ton slab of precast concrete fell onto him, crushing and killing him instantly.
The ironworker walked across a beam to a fellow worker to borrow an extension cord and, when he turned around he inadvertently stepped off the edge of the decking and fell 20 feet to his death.
This ironworker was very lucky to have only suffered multiple fractures to his legs and ribs as a result of this fall.
www.conour.com /Case_Reports.htm   (1822 words)

 Structural and reinforcing iron and metal workers
Ironworkers at the construction site unload and stack the prefabricated steel so that it can be hoisted easily when needed.
To hoist the steel, ironworkers attach cables (slings) to the steel and to the crane or derrick.
Ironworkers should not be afraid of heights or suffer from dizziness.
stats.bls.gov /oco/ocos215.htm   (1743 words)

 Ironworker - Structural/Ornamental Trade Profile
Ironworkers learn their skills by registering with Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training to participate in apprenticeship training and, upon successful completion, are awarded the Alberta Journeyman Certificate.
An ironworker who holds a certificate that was issued by another recognized apprenticeship authority in Canada (province, territory or federal jurisdiction) may apply for an Alberta Journeyman Equivalency document under the Equivalency Program.
Ironworkers who have no trade certification but can prove that their skills and work experience meet the standards set for journeymen in Alberta may apply for certification under the Qualification Certificate Program.
www.tradesecrets.org /trades/040/0402_profile.asp   (1602 words)

 How to select the right IRONWORKER for your application: Consider its capacity, versatility, safety features, and ...
Quite often ironworking is the first step in the manufacturing process, and one ironworker typically can provide enough fabricated material to keep up to seven welders or assemblers busy.
Ironworkers typically are rated by tonnage at the punch station.
Since your ironworker produces many tons of force, the force must be generated and transferred through the pivot points as well as the beam.
www.thefabricator.com /Punching/Punching_Article.cfm?ID=308   (1848 words)

 Ironworker (field)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Reinforcing - Ironworkers place reinforcing steel bars in forms that will be filled with concrete.
They are then held in position by wrapping and tying wire at the intersections of steel.
Structural- Ironworkers assemble, erect and install prefabricated iron shapes to form the framework buildings, towers, bridges and other structures.
www.calapprenticeship.org /Ironworker%20(field).htm   (184 words)

 Ironworker Foreman Crushed when Bridge Support Element Broke during Dismantling (Case Report: 05NY013)
On February 24, 2005, a 43-year-old male ironworker foreman, who was employed by a construction company, sustained fatal injuries when elements of a bridge support structure he was dismantling broke apart and he was crushed between them at a bridge construction site.
On the day of the incident, the victim and a co-worker were dismantling a span of a temporary bridge support.
On February 24, 2005, a 43-year-old male ironworker foreman (the victim), who was employed by a construction company, sustained fatal injuries when elements of a temporary bridge support he was dismantling broke apart and he was crushed at a bridge construction site.
www.health.state.ny.us /environmental/investigations/face/05ny013.htm   (2688 words)

 Ironworker Peddinghaus Ironworker Peddiworker 550z
This ironworker come complete with guided heat-treated machine slide that is supported by machined and stress relieved body plates.
All forces generated in the ironworker through punching, shearing and notching, are equally distributed on the ironworker throughout the slide and body plate frame design, not through the hydraulic cylinder.
Eccentric bolts, unique to the Peddinghaus ironworker design, are implemented to easily eliminate any unnecessary play or movement in the slide that can result from wear.
www.peddinghaus.com /Peddinghaus-Ironworker-Steelworker-550.htm   (187 words)

 Contact Us
In 1949, Joe Dvorak invented the first hydraulic ironworker called “The Dvorak Ironworker” which was a scissors type machine.
Joe’s son Jim Dvorak invented the Uni-Hydro Ironworker in 1974 with his own major patents which is a guillotine type machine.
Most Ironworker manufactures rate an ironworker by the P.S.I. (Pounds per Square Inch) tensile strength steel a machine is capable of at maximum capacity.
www.unihydro.com /html/contact.html   (222 words)

 Pedinghaus Ironwrokers - Peddinghaus Ironworker CNC Ironworker - Ocean Machinery
Lets face it - Peddinghaus Ironworkers are legendary in the steel fabricating business - there are still many Peddinghaus mechanical ironworkers in service today that are over 50 years old.
Peddinghaus universal ironworkers (Steelworkers) are equipped with a wide, high-performance plate and flat bar shearing station with a large ledge and gauging table enabling you to correctly position the work piece and cut with maximum precision.
Apart from punching holes, the CNC ironworker can also add the layout marks where the columns are to be welded to the to be the base plates.
www.oceanmachinery.com /peddinghaus-ironworkers-iron-worker.htm   (335 words)

 Ironworker (shop)
A Shop Ironworker mechanic fabricates the individual steel components, which form the structural steel framework for buildings and bridges.
Other areas of metal fabrication includes building metal stairs, handrails and various ornamental metal products using steel, aluminum, copper and brass which are manufactured by the shop ironworker mechanic.
Applicants must be able to read, write and speak the English language in order to comprehend instructions on the job and in related training classes and to ensure personal and co-worker safety on the job.
www.calapprenticeship.org /Ironworker%20(shop).htm   (187 words)

 Ironworker George Cleared Debris With Her Hands
An ironworker was called on by her union to help clear the site of the collapsed twin towers.
She also is one of the blue-collar heroes who dug through the rubble during the days immediately after, searching madly for survivors and beginning the process of clearing the site of debris.
Within hours, she responded to the call of Local 580 of the Ironworkers Union for all who could assist in the huge effort to search for survivors and clear the site of debris.
www.womensenews.org /article.cfm/dyn/aid/694/context/archive   (856 words)

 Ironworkers-Peddinghaus-Scotchman-Modern Machinery
Peddinghaus has a complete ironworker line up to ensure the right Ironworker for your company.
Every Peddinghaus ironworker features Peddinghaus commitment to quality, plus the industry's only vertical ironworker "slide guidance system" on every Ironworker.
All forces generated in the ironworker through punching, shearing and notching, are equally distributed throughout the slide and body plate frame design, not through the hydraulic cylinder.
www.modernmachinerycompany.com /ironworkers.htm   (366 words)

 The ABCs of CNC: A primer on automation options for your ironworker
For these reasons, an ironworker is a piece of equipment to consider, especially if your company saws or burns structural metal (angles, beams, and channels) or steel plates and drills holes in these sections.
If you're considering adding an ironworker, you first need to learn about not only what type of ironworker is best for your facility and end product, but also what options will give you the productivity level you need.
Although mechanical ironworkers were the preferred choice for years, for the past 25 years, hydraulic versions make up most of the ironworkers sold today.
www.thefabricator.com /Punching/Punching_Article.cfm?ID=1090   (1025 words)

 Apprenticeship and Training Division IRONWORKER, STRUCTURAL
Ironworkers erect the structural framework for high rise buildings, bridges, power plants and towers.
They place reinforcing steel in concrete forms for roadways, foundations and structures and erect the aluminum fascia on high rise window walls.
Ironworkers often travel to job sites out of town.
www.boli.state.or.us /BOLI/ATD/A_Ctrades_Ironworker.shtml   (179 words)

 OSHA probes ironworker's fatal fall - The Boston Globe
Federal officials are looking into the death of a 38-year-old ironworker who fell five stories yesterday while working on the centerpiece of development in Roxbury -- the Crosstown Center project.
Michael Durant, business manager for Ironworkers Local 7, said Long was working for his family's company, Prime Steel Erecting of Billerica.
Long was a third-generation iron worker whose family's company has employed thousands of iron workers over the years, Durant said.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2007/01/12/osha_probes_ironworkers_fatal_fall   (0 words)

A 29-year old ironworker from South Amboy was awarded a $2.4 million settlement for injuries sustained in a construction site accident.
The man, working on the construction of a warehouse in South Brunswick, had attempted to unfasten from a crane a load of steel decking which was placed on joists that had not been properly bridged or welded.
The entire load of decking and joists fell, taking the ironworker with it on a 20-foot plunge to the ground.
www.njatty.com /articles/construct/jbfl93.html   (160 words)

 DefenseLINK News: Ironworker Feels 'Privileged' to Help Rebuild Pentagon
John S. Bremerman, a 30-year veteran ironworker from Gambrills, Md., is one of the construction workers who has worked to rebuild the Pentagon since the Sept. 11 terrorist attack.
John S. Bremerman (left), an ironworker from Gambrills, Md., talks with Masonry Arts Superintendent Rich Bartram July 30, 2002, about work to be done on the Pentagon.
John S. Bremerman, an ironworker from Gambrills, Md., stands near the Pentagon where a pile of rubble from a concrete pad built to hold a massive crane is ready to be removed.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Aug2002/n08022002_200208028.html   (1054 words)

 Injured ironworker must play waiting game
The ironworker who was injured when a huge steel truss collapsed in February at the convention center construction site must wait at least 90 days to find out if he'll get compensation for lost wages and medical bills.
Pasewicz said he suffered severe neck and back injuries and psychological trauma that has prevented him from returning to work.
He earned at least $50,000 a year as an ironworker but now sits at home most days, he said.
www.post-gazette.com /localnews/20021210ironworkerreg5p5.asp   (0 words)

 Occupation page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ironworkers help put up buildings, bridges and other structures.
Ironwork is both physically demanding and dangerous so safety is a concern.
At the same time, you should be serious and conscientious enough to solve problems on your own and take the initiative, if necessary.
www.careerccc.org /careerdirections/eng/e_oc_dwn.asp?ID=196   (418 words)

 Edwards Ironworkers: Hydraulic ironworker machines to punch, notch, pipe notch, bar shear, angle shear, brake, rod, ...
Edwards manufactures a full line of high quality, low maintenance hydraulic ironworking machines, associated tooling, and accessories that are used in the steel fabrication industry.
Edwards Ironworkers Punch, Shear, Notch and Brake mild steel plate, bar-stock and angle.
Edwards Ironworkers operate by applying hydraulic force to a moving center that moves within a frame in a simple, vertical path.
www.edwardsironworkers.com   (0 words)

 The Ironworker
We stand behind our products 100%, and we are confident that the expert workmanship and well spent time and energy that has gone into the fabrication of each and every one of these products will speak for itself.
Whether you are looking at a new boathouse or dock for your home or cottage, or are planning to replace or upgrade your current facilities, owner Scott Kemp and the Ironworker's experienced staff will apply their renowned expertise from design to final installation leaving no step of the process untouched by their skill.
No job is too big or too small - The Ironworker has the experience, skill and expert know how to handle them all.
www.theironworker.com   (0 words)

 Ironworker Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All Iron Worker members, local unions, district councils and contractors who have ideas to share with the membership are invited to send articles and letters to the Editor of the Ironworker magazine.
Other acceptable submissions would include communication of a problem on the job, or solutions to problems, experiences to share, and constructive criticism.
If you are not receiving your magazine, please notify your local union and provide your complete address including zip code and membership number.
www.ironworkers.org /ht/d/ProgramDetails/i/332   (386 words)

 Defend America News - Profile - John S. Bremerman, Ironworker
WASHINGTON — When terrorists struck the Pentagon last Sept. 11, they didn't know they'd be contending with John S. Bremerman and countless stalwart Americans just like him.
John S. Bremerman, a veteran ironworker, has worked to rebuild the Pentagon since the Sept. 11 terrorist attack
John S. Bremerman (left) and fellow ironworker Mark Jamison harness up prior to trimming and caulking metal windows on the Pentagon.
www.defendamerica.mil /profiles/aug2002/pr081602a.html   (814 words)

 Ironworker Machinery on ThomasNet.com
Company Profile: Distributor of ironworkers & metalworking machinery with two hydraulic cylinders, punch table, 2 separate die openings allowing for oversized punching, removable bolster for punching flanges of...
Ironworker features include all holders & tooling, quick change head, & air clutch.
Ironworkers are available in single & dual cylinders or slide machines.
www.thomasnet.com /products/ironworker-machinery-47180252-1.html   (0 words)

 Iron Workers
Being a union ironworker provides great job satisfaction and plenty of opportunity-that is if you're not afraid of hard work!
Whether you're already a union member, one of our esteemed officers or you're looking to become an ironworker, this site is information central.
Of course, being proud of our heritage, we also showcase many of the extraordinary accomplishments our members have achieved over the past 100 years.
www.ironworkers.org   (0 words)

 Edwards Ironworkers at Southern Tool Catalog
Edwards Ironworkers offer the highest tonnage capacity per dollar in the industry.
Tight, smooth, dependable hydraulic Ironworkers all operate on the same principle with the center pulling straight down on the work.
All tooling moves in a perfect vertical path with no arc of tool against material to be cut or punched.
www.southern-tool.com /store/edwards_ironworkers.html   (228 words)

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