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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The welding students at West Virginia Northern Community College in Wheeling have big goals, both for their welding program and for their community. Faced with limited space and a need for new equipment, City of Wheeling Director of Parks and Recreation Director Jesse Mestrovic suggested

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Teens in the Canadian Arctic town of Cambridge Bay were struggling to stay out of trouble, and so the village elders reached out to a husband and wife team of welders, Kerry and Amanda Illerbrun. The Illerbruns visit the town for a few weeks each

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding instructor Becky Lorenz started her welding career in the late 1960’s with a sit-down strike to be allowed into the welding program, but she hasn’t spent much time sitting down since. Lorenz is a tireless welder who excelled in a male dominated profession where

Weekly Welding News Roundup

Automotive companies have long sought how to weld steel and aluminum together rather than relying on riveting and glue. Lightweight aluminum has long been ruled out as a partner for steel by engineers. However, Austrian welder Alois Leitner claims to have solved a riddle that

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding students in Minnesota’s Anoka Technical College are being recruited to join union apprenticeship programs before they even graduate. In fact, 23 students have already been accepted from the college’s current class. Pictured below, Sireena Blue has excelled in the program and is one of

Welding Students Receive Massive Discount on Plasma Cutters

Welding students are rarely in a position to pick up a brand new welding or cutting machine after graduating. Tuition costs and limited hours for work can make for limited funds. However, students and recent graduates of welding programs now have an opportunity to pick

10 Welding Projects for High School Students

Welding teachers at local high schools have a real challenge: to both teach the fundamentals of welding while providing new and exciting welding projects that capture the interests of students and keep them on task. Since welding is a very practical profession, it’s good to