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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welder Larry Berg always kept himself busy in his free time with side welding projects while working for 18 years at a company in his home town. When the struggling company let him go during the recession, Berg turned to his side work as his

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

When Lorianne Tavenor-Wilson won the Canadian Welding Association (CWA) Foundation post secondary award along with a $2,000 check, it marked a milestone for the hardworking married mother of two who is in the midst of a career change after leaving high school early to pursue a

Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

Welding students at the Industrial Arts Institute worked together to weld a massive red kettle for the Salvation Army in Petoskey, MI. The ceremonial kettle measures seven feet tall and seven feet around and is estimated to weigh a ton. The students even added a massive

Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

Welders were front and center during the Republican presidential debate this past week as candidate Marco Rubio noted that America needs to stop stigmatizing the trades such as welding. However, Rubio added that welders make more money than philosophers, causing debates over his facts and

Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

Hazard, Kentucky will be the location of southeastern Kentucky’s first Welding Rodeo on October 23rd. The event will include welding teams from community colleges and local organizations who will be given piles of scrap metal and 8 hours to weld a sculpture. Image Source: Pinterest

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Kory Fontes remembers crying during her first welding lesson with her father at the age of ten. Those days are long gone as she has now joined her father, Mike Fontes, as a fellow welding instructor in Cuesta College’s welding education program. Story and Image

Weekly Welding Roundup of Welding News

If you live in the Pittsburgh area, have a gun, and want to learn how to weld, you can now trade that gun in for welding training as part of the Boilermakers Union latest job program. The program aims to keep guns off the street

Weekly Roundup of Welding News

Texas City high school student Gabe Simpson has to get around in a wheel chair all day at school because of muscular dystrophy, but that doesn’t stop him from getting his hands dirty in the school’s welding lab. Simpson was first turned on to welding

Weekly Welding Roundup News

Welding instructor Mark Prosser of Blackhawk Technical College in Wisconsin knows that the long term survival of the welding trade depends on getting young people interested in welding and then hooked on it as a potential career path. He knows first hand that welding can