Weekly Roundup – News In The Welding World

Today’s edition of weekly roundup features bits about welding in video games,
lawsuits, new welding tools (hot dog!), and much more.

Final Fantasy 14 Screens: Social Welding

Square Enix has released a single new Final Fantasy XIV screenshot showing
the MMORPG’s blacksmithing, as well as scores of stills from the most recent
trailer. . . more


Lincoln Electric, other welding companies, hit with $5.8 million
verdict

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Lincoln
Electric
and three other welding equipment companies suffered a rare loss
Tuesday when a federal jury in Cleveland slapped them with a $5.8 million
verdict.

The case dates back to 2005 when Iowa welder Curtis Cooley sued
Cleveland-based Lincoln and several other companies. . . more


Lincoln Electric Introduces 108 New Welding Products in Nine Months

Cleveland – Lincoln Electric, the world leader in the design, development and
manufacture of arc welding products, has rolled out 108 new products over the
past nine months, the most aggressive new product launch in. . . more


Miller Welding & Machine to Showcase Solar Products at Electric
Expo

Miller Welding & Machine will showcase its new line of solar trackers at
the Electric Expo convention October 7th and 8th at the Valley Forge Convention
Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. more


Sparks from welding job may have ignited pier

Sparks from a welding torch may have started a small fire that burned a
wooden pier. . . more


Maravilla Resort fire result of negligent welders

Welders, and an Alabama construction company that failed to supervise them,
caused a massive fire and more than $10 million in damage to 78 condominiums, a
lawsuit claims. more

Wow. Look forward to a post on welding safety really soon.


MHCC student working towards welding career

Asked what welding student struck them as exceptional, MHCC instructors had
the same answer: Nik Lequin.

Lequin was first influenced by his father, a professional welder who. . .
more


Welding on Another Turf: Overseas News

Ex Vestas workers find new skills at City College

A group of former Vestas workers will be among the first to start a brand new
aluminium welding course at Southampton City College. more


Plastic welders perform magic on the streets

Cao Minh, a middle-age man, whom I met sitting on the sidewalk of Tran Phu
Street, anxiously looks at his motorbike’s shield. more


Across the border:

Welding a Don Quixote

Woody Farrow, a steel sculptor from Lakefield, has put the finishing touches
on a massive Don Quixote statue which was commissioned by a resident in the
area.
The 400 pound piece took him about. . . more

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