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The February 2018 issue of The Pipeline includes the
following articles:
• New England's tallest residential tower takes shape
E.M. Duggan is installing 161,000 feet of plumbing pipe at One Dalton, the “pencil
tower” being erected in Boston’s Back Bay.

• Hugh Kelleher’s Harvard-to-plumbing pipeline
On the occasion of his retirement as the executive director of the GBPCA, read
about Kelleher’s fascinating life journey.
• Daniel Bent takes reins as GBPCA president
The executive vice president of American Plumbing & Heating assumes the gavel.
Needed workforce housing on the way
14-story building, The Beverly, helps fill an urgent need in Boston.
GBPCA welcomes new director
Meet Jeremy Ryan, the organization’s new executive director.
Frank Amato’s journey to Local 12
Amato is the local’s new business development and recruitment organizer.
The intermission cometh
What do plumbers have to do with plays presented at Boston theaters? Read on.
News and information about the
Eastern MA plumbing industry
Archives of Past Issues of The Pipeline
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

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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August 2017
Featuring: Deconstructing the Wynn Casino
Project, A family tree connected by plumbing
pipe, Cannistraro heeds urgent call in Haiti,
How safe is our drinking water?, Plumbers
Without Borders help conquer water and
sanitation poverty

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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