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Welding Over Spring Break

Feels like spring break just started – and for some people it has. Cap off the end of spring break (or the beginning) by catching up with the latest news on the welding industry, welding programs and more in this edition of the “Weekly Roundup.” Enjoy!


Special News

Lincoln Motorsports Welding Night encourages students to dream

You hear the word ‘dream’ mentioned quite a bit at the annual Owens Community College Lincoln Motorsports Welding Night.


Welding Industry

Lincoln Electric Cautions on 2012 Tier 4 Welder Demand

Based on the anticipated 2013 price increases, Lincoln Electric cautions against longer delivery times later in the year.


Welding Schools/Programs

Adults training for new careers filling Jackson Area Career Center welding classroom this week

The regular students are on spring break, but that doesn’t mean the welding classroom at the Jackson Area Career Center is sitting idle. 

Welding Students

Front Range Community College welding class sparks students’ interest

An airplane-shaped wine rack, a volcano fire pit, an artistically welded honeybee and a bench known as the “Empire David” welded by the hands of local high school students could find a home in your yard.

Students weld grills for park

Lyle Peterson’s welding class takes pride when anything from the shop gets real-world use.
As part of a community project, six new grills fitted and MIG welded in the Streator Township High School classroom will find their way to shelters in Marilla Park.

Students show their trade skills

They may be young, some are still in high school, but like a young basketball player with an eye on the NBA, these students are refining their skills for the jobs of tomorrow.

Junior wins state welding contest, advances to national competition

Lufkin High School junior Collin Haynes has already booked part of his summer vacation. After winning first place in welding at the state Skills USA competition in Corpus Christi, Haynes will represent Texas at the national level when he travels to Kansas City in late June to compete.


Welding Gone Wrong

When breaking news attacks: Welding at former Carl’s Jr. starts grease fire, blocks traffic in downtown Portland

A small grease fire started after contractors doing welding work on the former Carl’s Jr. at Southwest Fifth Avenue and Taylor Street bottled up traffic and led to the evacuations of several nearby businesses.

Welding equipment reported stolen from Holly Hill business

A Holly Hill business is missing a $2,000 welder after a burglary last week.



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