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
Lincoln Electric, other welding companies, hit with $5.8 million
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
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.
Miller Welding & Machine to Showcase Solar Products at Electric
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.
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.
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