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The August 2017 issue of The Pipeline includes the
following articles:
• Deconstructing the Wynn Casino Project
The opulent resort is beginning to take shape in Boston Harbor. Read about the
massive undertaking, which is many orders of magnitude greater than the region’s
largest construction projects.

• A family tree connected by plumbing pipe
Read about the many generations of Fandels and the impact they have made on
our industry.
• Cannistraro heeds urgent call in Haiti
The contractor helped build a hospital after the earthquake devestated the island
nation. Now he is on a bigger mission.
How safe is our drinking water?
Lead services, pipes, and fixtures can pose a risk to our water supply. Plumbers
can help.
Plumbers Without Borders help conquer water and sanitation poverty
It’s likely you have heard of Doctors Without Borders. But are you aware that there
is an organization known as Plumbers Without Borders? Lear how you can join
and make a difference.
News and information about the
Eastern MA plumbing industry
Archives of Past Issues of The Pipeline
February 2014
Featuring: Harry Brett is new head of Local
12; Spotlight on PHCC’s Ed Strickland; Temp
agencies dupe plumbers; Construction
moves out of the basement; New Spaulding
Rehab; Water innovation; Housing demand
August 2014
Featuring: Building Pathways for apprentice
candidates and a pipeline for the construction
trades; Martin Walsh’s sensible knd of
unionism; Local 12 apprentice trades in
helmet for hardhat; World Plumbing Day Gala
raises funds, awareness
April 2015
Featuring: Developers Play Ball in the
Fenway; Local 12 Plumbers Are at Your
Service; He Wants You to Join Plumbers
Local 12; Training Center Switches to
Plumbing Immersion Day Program

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July 2016
Featuring: Helping to Make Housing
Affordable, Protecting Consumers and
Licensees, George Donahue Trades in His
Shoes, E.M. Duggan: Still Going Strong after
125 Years, Local 12 Business Agent Jim
Vaughan Is on a Mission, Stiffing the Working

January 2016
Featuring: For Joe Cannistraro, Education Is
the Key; A 20-Year Quest to Level the
Playing Field; Plumbing Contractors Can
Now Say, "Show Me the Money;" Local 12:
Going with the Flow for 125 Years;
YouthBuild Program Is Win-Win

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November 2016
Featuring: Medical Gas: A Matter of Life and
Death; New Boston Program Helps Keep
Seniors Warm; GBPCA and Local 12 Support
Vocational Schools; My Path to Local 12;
New Analyst, Ann O’Connor

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