Tag Archives: Jamar

Boswell Unit 4 Retrofit

Boswell Unit 4 Retrofit was a joint venture between Jamar and The Boldt Company. This large-scale project began in April 2014. It includes a new NID (flue gas desulphurisation system), waste ash silo, and an electrical building including tie-ins and modifications to existing process systems. The goal was to reduce mercury emissions by 90%. Boswell Unit 4 […]

UMD Students Present Health Tips to Employees

By Norie Idso & Natalie Johnson This September students Ahna Hoefler and Gavin Kadlec, partnered with Jamar to convey nutritional concepts learned in the Public Health Education and Promotion program at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Ahna and Gavin began meeting with Norie Idso and Natalie Johnson to understand the diversity of the work Jamar […]

2015 Lake Superior Dragon Boat Races

Jamar’s Steel Dragons finished this year’s Lake Superior Dragon Boat Race 40th overall (out of 82) and 12th (out of 21) in the Business Division. This year was a very young team, with less than half ever rowing before, congratulations on a job well done. Team members (top left to right) Mark Nelson, Russ Smith, Kimberly Bailey, Regan […]

Damiano Center Roofing Project Connects our Community

Work began on a long-needed new roof for Duluth’s Damiano Center on Saturday, September 19, thanks to the kindness and generosity of APi Group, Inc., the Jamar Company and more than a dozen organizations that provided materials and services. The 18,000 square foot, steeply-peaked roof of the former Sacred Heart Elementary School, built in 1904 at […]

United Way Pancake Breakfast Kickoff

We kicked off our 2015 Head of the Lakes United Way Campaign August 5th with a Pancake Breakfast. We had a great turnout, with employees coming in steadily between 6am-9am. We would like to thank Upper Lakes Foods, Inc. for donating the sausage, West Duluth McDonald’s for our juice, and Duluth Plumbing Supplies for the syrup! […]

Station Training for Safety

In March, we held our quarterly Safety Meeting in a “Station Training” format.  We set up three stations the group rotated through.  First, we had a vendor representative from ESAB demonstrate torch operation safety, including set up, lighting, gauge use and breakdown. The second station had an experienced employee review grinder safety to include proper […]

Safety Week 2015

Each year, more than 80,000 workers suffer an injury on construction job sites across the United States. One incident is one too many. That is why over 40 national and global construction firms comprising The Construction Industry Safety (CISI) group and the Incident and Injury Free CEO (IFF) Forum have joined forces with a single […]