Teamsters in the concrete industry

The world’s biggest pour, earthquake-readiness techniques, the collective agreement from 1956, member profiles…see the feature story in Today’s Teamsters 213.

Perhaps the world’s largest continuous pour—the Wilshire Grand project in downtown Los Angeles in February—took 20 hours without interruption and required 2,100 truckloads delivering 21,200 cubic yards for the 73-storey tower’s foundation.

A 6 x 6, 275 hp, rear engine/front discharge Riteway Cement Mixer, one of the mixers driven by members of Teamsters Local 213 in 1980.

Ocean Pipe in south Vancouver manufactures concrete storm and sewer pipes using steel from Tree Island Steel (also a Teamsters’ signatory).

Teamster members at work in the concrete industry: Shawna Rydall; Don Stanley; Regan Spence; Ron Suchocki; Graham Bullcock; and Kerry Pinn and Mike Fatels.