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Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

Welding is one of the top 10 deadliest jobs in Rhode Island… Chew on that for a minute.

Owners of the 2006 Honda CR-V may learn the hard way what happens when welding goes wrong. Get the details on that story, Rhode Island welding and more in this edition of the Weekly Roundup. Enjoy!

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Special News

How video games prepare kids for a bright future job

… what many welders and sheet metal workers do now, in Wichita, one best places in the world to be a welder or sheet metal worker, is use digital tools. Welding and sheet metal, some of it, gets done now with computers and digital technology.

Welding, wildlife shape Nikiski metal artist

His canvas? Steel covered in mill scale.
His medium? Friction and flame.
His art? Truly unique.


Welding Jobs

Manitowoc: The jobs are here; skilled workers in short supply

Franklin County's largest manufacturer is trying to figure out how to attract and retain skilled workers, particularly welders.

Braintree: Welder opens business to thwart unemployment – UK

A welder who struggled to find work after an industrial accident has opened his own business.

Cotswolds welder shortage means firms recruit outside UK – UK

"In the old days we didn't have to advertise, we just told our welders we needed some more people, and they would ask a mate. Today, I'll be lucky if I get anyone replying to an advert who can do the job."


Welding Programs

Career Center expanding welding lab

With an increase in the need for welders in the area, the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center awarded contracts Tuesday for a $1.27 million expansion to the welding lab.

GFHS gets new welding machines

Three new welding machines arrive at Great Falls High School this week, which should lead to an increased number of career opportunities for students.

ESAB Sponsors 3rd Annual Welding Rodeo

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Welding Sculpture Competition on the SiMT campus at Florence-Darlington Technical College on Saturday, March 31, 2012.


Welding Students

Smithers student wins northwest welding title

Crystal Pottinger of Smithers recently took first place in a welding competition at the Canada Skills regional competition.


Welding Gone Wrong

Honda recall: 2006 CR-V could go out of control

Honda says it is recalling 1,316 of its 2006-model CR-V crossover SUVs because a faulty part could cause them to go out of control.

Asbestos-Related Occupations Listed among Rhode Island’s Deadliest Jobs

The death of two welders helped place welding, along with nine other careers, among the top 10 deadliest jobs in Rhode Island, according to local reports from that state.

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