Local Union 488

Piping Professionals Since 1904

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

Local 488 Management and staff extend our sincere condolence and support to the family, friends and Union Brothers and Sisters of Constables Travis Jordan and Brett Ryan. This is a tragic loss of life, let us honor their memory by supporting each other during this difficult time.
Rest in peace and may the family find strength and comfort in the memories shared with their loved ones.

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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.