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Ironworkers Tout Successful Job Training

Though the ‘Welding Gone Wrong’ section is busting at the seams, news about successful training centers and job prospects make the first roundup of 2012 a bright affair. Get your fill of those articles and more in this edition of the “Weekly Roundup.” Enjoy!


Welding Jobs

Northeast Nebraska needs welders, companies say

There's a growing shortage of welders in northeast Nebraska, which is driving up wages and benefits and increasing the competition for reliable workers.

LLCC to open Workforce Careers Center

Kim Shirley, owner of Kim’s Auto Body, 312 North St., sees a lot of potential in Lincoln Land Community College’s new Workforce Careers Center, which is set to open next week.


Welding Schools/Programs

Ironworkers Tout Successful Job Training Program

A Wheeling open house today is showing off a training program organizers say is putting all its graduates in good jobs, while costing taxpayers little and the students themselves nothing.

CLC welding program now SENSE-accredited

Students in the Central Lakes College Welding program in Brainerd have additional benefits as a result of a new partnership with the American Welding Society.


Welding Gone Wrong

Fence Repair May Have Sparked Acton Brush Fire

A fire that may have been sparked accidentally by a resident welding a fence burned five acres of hillside in Acton Monday afternoon.

Smoke forces evacuation of Westminster Sears

Customers and employees were forced to leave the Sears store at Westminster Mall Wednesday because of smoke from a fire outside the building.

$2,000 fine proposed against NorthWestern for welding infraction

State public utilities commissioners will consider imposing a $2,000 fine on NorthWestern Energy for a welding infraction on a pipeline near Aberdeen.

Welding cable, ladders stolen from trucks in Franklin Twp.

Welding line cable and two fiberglass stepladders were stolen from two trucks parked at a Franklin Township business.

12 vehicles gutted in fire – INDIA

Twelve vehicles, including nine private buses were gutted after a major fire which broke out at Lakshmi Body Builders, a garage located in Veerabhadreshwara Nagar on Hosakerehalli Ring Road on Monday afternoon.



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