Category Archives: Roundup

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welder and former logger Mark Looper has combined his two talents into his latest endeavour: creating works of art out of metal and blending them into the natural world. His works resemble trees, birds, and vines, sprouting roots out of railings and adding birds to

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Hundreds of high school and middle school students lined up to participate in the American Welding Society’s Educational Mobile Unit outside an Angleton, Texas school. The career and welding trailer provides four welding simulators, examples of welding projects, and information about a welding career. For

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The Pasco County Jail, near Tampa Bay, Florida, has provided a welding class that has kept all of its former students out of jail after release. Over the course of four ten-hour days each week, non-violent inmates participate in a comprehensive welding class that provides experience

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Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

Welding played a big role in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in San Diego, where welding students at San Diego Continuing Education fabricated a massive image of Martin Luther King Jr.. The float contained a massive die-cut steel sign that included an impression

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A pilot welding program in a Montana women’s prison has successfully graduated 10 women whose welds passed industry standards and gave them a tremendous sense of accomplishment. One graduate, Misty Cockrill noted that the sessions in the workshop gave her a sense of freedom and

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding student Joseph Guidry, 21, graduated from Lamar Institute of Technology’s two-year welding certificate program, but Guidry isn’t your typical welding student: he’s deaf. Guidry worked alongside his sign language interpreter Mary Alexander, and two very patient instructors, Jason Bingham and Alex Lewis. Lewis and

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Former Marine Brandon Hyde returned from home to Wisconsin and struggled to find steady work. He turned to drugs and alcohol as a form of escape, and he was soon arrested after getting into a serious fight with his brother. However, a Veteran Treatment Court

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Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

This week’s welding roundup has a pile of articles on welding jobs and welding education opportunities. It seems that the word is getting around that careers in welding are a viable option for many with high demand and excellent salaries. However, no two paths to

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Business owner Rick Reuter became a certified welder at the age of 20. By the following year he had fabricated his own rental boiler that became a critical part of his new business: Power Mechanical Inc. Reuter has built the company from the ground up,

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

As a teenager Lonnie Benn saw his dad welding cylinder regulars, and he soon picked up his own torch, cutting names into metal plates, welding the cars of his friends, and even attempting to construct his own open cockpit submarine in his backyard. Image Source