Local Union 488

Piping Professionals Since 1904

Proud to bring the Standard For Excellence to every job site.

Information regarding the Officers Election
Local 488 made it to the big leagues! Our Local and the RMA’s incredible efforts to help those affected by the events in the Ukraine made the inside cover of the UA Journal! This is what the UA is all about! A huge thank you to the RMA, the wonderful ladies of the RMA, members and families who donated their time as well as monetary contributions to support this great cause- THANK YOU!! Well done Local 488!


2023 Shutdown Schedule- Updated November 10th, 2022

(Please note: all information is subject to change and will be updated as new information becomes available.) Total Manpower is all trades. Click the link below to view as a PDF

Alberta Pipe Trades College 2022-2023 Course Calendar

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Business Manager’s Message November 9, 2021

November 9, 2021

Greetings Brothers and Sisters, I hope you had a good Thanksgiving and spent time with family and friends. I would like to share an update on some important information. There is no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives. It is also more important than ever that we protect our loved ones, friends, and co-workers. As you may know, UA Canada has implemented a.
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Local 488

For over a century, Local 488 has grown with, evolved with, and built Northern Alberta. Today, Local Union 488 is the single largest supplier of pipe trades professionals in Canada representing plumbers, steamfitter – pipefitters, welders, instrumentation technicians, sprinkler fitters, refrigeration mechanics, pipeline workers, and a variety of specialty crafts.