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Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

A new 5,500 pound sculpture has been welding by artist Po Shu Wang for the expanded Mayo Civic Center. Construction crews have installed it in its current location, but it is not year ready for the public. Image Source Wang shared that the sculpture can

Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

The annual Fun Tech event hosted by the Technical Training Group (TTG) in Stratford, Ontario. The event hosted elementary school students, ages 7-14, and allowed them to work with a variety of tools and trades available at the training center. The event included metal-working, welding,

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welder and blacksmith Nicolas Wicks became an unpaid intern for a blacksmith in Scotland before returning home to his career in environmental economics, and the direction of his life changed dramatically. Wicks learned that his grandfather, who had worked as a welder and trained shipbuilders

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A team of 100 welding students at the Tuscaloosa Career and Technical Academy joined together with the homeowners association of the Northwood Lake community in order to build a 35 foot by 14 foot playground. The homeowners association also donated $1,000 to TCTA’s career academy.

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welder Dan Wilson Sr. has been creating signs, fabricating metal frames, and welding small and large household items for residents of Salisbury, MA and beyond since 1974. While he continues to provide these basic services for neighbors that he aims to treat like his own

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A growing number of high school students in the Kansas City area are considering welding careers due to a significant demand for welders in their region. Manufacturers are making their needs known, and the Fort Osage Career and Technical Center has responded by offering welding

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding has proven to be a surprising but fulfilling career for many high school students, and Samantha Petrosino, 18, switched from the cheerleading squad and sports to a career in welding. Petrosino avoided classes that didn’t particularly interest her in high school, but her welding

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The biggest barrier to a career in welding is a lack of training. Many manufacturing and equipment companies are looking for experienced welders who are ready to step onto the job ready to go. That’s especially true in Pennsylvania, where residents are struggling to find

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Buffalo, NY has taken its first steps toward supplying additional welders for the growing welding industry that expects more than 17,000 job openings related to welding or similar fields. A $3.2 million Buffalo Billion initiative aims to connect students at Alfred State College and other

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

When it’s time for the giraffes to eat at the Asheboro, N.C. Zoo, supervisors found that the current feeding system didn’t allow the zookeepers enough room to place food, space for enrichment activities, and enough height to reach the giraffes. This is where the students