• Electrical Connection Details Readiness for Rapid Changes In Energy Technology at Midwest Energy Policy Series in St. Louis

    Smart infrastructure, including smart roads, and innovations in energy storage and micro grid technology are coming to Missouri, but will the state have the skilled workforce needed to build it?  Jim Curran (pictured), executive vice president, Electrical...

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  • Electrical Connection Joins Salute to IBEW President Emeritus Edwin D. Hill

    The Electrical Connection mourns the loss of inspirational labor leader Edwin D Hill.  Hill passed away on Dec. 1, 2018.  He began his career as construction wireman in 1956 and rose through the ranks to become president...

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  • Winter Electrical Safety Tips

    The National Fire Protection Association issued a report in March 2017 detailing an annual average of 45,210 U.S. home structure fires reported in the U.S. involving electrical failure or malfunction from 2010 to 2014. NFPA found that electrical...

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  • Electrical Connection Members Earn Three AGC Keystone Awards

    The AGC of Missouri, the state’s largest and oldest general contractor business organization, is saluting Electrical Connection members with three AGC Keystone Awards. Guarantee Electrical Co. and Kaiser Electric were each honored at the Nov. 8, 2018...

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  • Electrical Workers Local 1 Promote Construction Careers as Higher Education

    Coming to a high school near you – a fresh look at careers in the construction industry, one that positions training as higher education.  The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1 is engaging students throughout...

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  • IBEW Local 1 Energizes Wellness at Health Fair

    The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1 not only maintains a skilled workforce, but a healthy one as well, including its retirees.  That was evident at the annual IBEW Local 1 health fair on Oct....

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  • Launching a Career in the Electrical & Communications Industry

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  When you think about our dependence on technology in the digital age — data centers, cybersecurity, advanced manufacturing, energy conservation and building automation — you understand the need for qualified applicants to the...

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  • Electrical Connection Members Power the PGA Championship in St. Louis

    If you attended or watched the historic 100th PGA Championship in St. Louis, you marveled at the precision golf shots. Behind the scenes, equally impressive precision by Electrical Connection members powered the event and connected it to...

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  • IBEW/NECA Team on Renovation to Gateway Arch Grounds

    The July 4, 2018 festivities celebrating the newly renovated Gateway Arch grounds in St. Louis brought a great deal of pride to the Electrical Connection IBEW/NECA partnership. The project included six electrical contractors with the St. Louis...

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  • Electrical Connection Continues Shop With a Cop Fundraiser

    The Electrical Connection and Saint Louis FC partnership to raise funds for two holiday season “Shop with a Cop” programs will continue for the rest of the year. A series of thunderstorms suspended the July 14, 2018...

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