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NASA Taking Welding to New Heights

Person in Space

The men and women at NASA aren’t the only ones taking their welding skills to new heights. Find out all about their latest endeavor, a new welding scholarship, growing welding programs, a greater employment outlook and more in this edition of the “Weekly Roundup.” Enjoy! 

Special News

Deep Space Capsule Comes Alive With First Weld

Construction began this week on the first new NASA spacecraft built to take humans to orbit since space shuttle Endeavour left the factory in 1991, and marked a significant milestone in carrying out the ambitious exploration vision President Obama and Congress have laid out for the nation.

Lincoln Electric Outfits West Coast Customs with Welding Gear and Equipment

The crew at the West Coast Customs (WCC) garage will exclusively use welding equipment and consumables from Lincoln Electric when restyling luxury autos on the Discovery HD Theater network's TV show, "Inside West Coast Customs."

Welding scholarship established by JWFI

The owners of JWF Industries – Bill, John and Tom Polacek – have established a memorial scholarship to honor their late father, John J. Polacek Sr.


Welding Industry

The long and welding road to pipelines 

Pipeline welding plays an important part in both the onshore and offshore pipeline industry. Throughout the years there have been significant advancements to help ensure a pipelines durability and reliability. Here, Bob Teale takes us through the history and what’s to come.


Welding Schools/Programs

FALLBROOK: Welding class offered

Fallbrook School of the Arts will offer a beginning welding class with John Tilton from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Sept. 10 through. . .

Welding new future for trades

Three weeks before it celebrates its 100th anniversary, UA Local 552 officially opened its $1.6 million training center Friday which is designed to provide training for welders, gasfitters and steamfitters.

Simulators make welding program more efficient, eco-friendly

The welding program at Wallace Community College’s Sparks campus is leaner and greener, thanks to new simulators.

Fletcher welding program progresses

As economic developers take a look at the importance of skilled trades for the Tri-parish region, Fletcher Technical Community College's welding program is making its mark on the industry by upgrading equipment and preparing plans for an expanded training facility.


Welding Students

MHS welding class creating sparks

The sparks are flying on Thursday evenings at Macomb High School, thanks to a welding course being offered on campus this year. Eleven local high school students, including nine from MHS and three from Bushnell-Prairie City High School, are enrolled in the course.


Welding Jobs (the good)

Welding jobs in high demand

David Amerson is used to hard work, but lately it's been hard to find.

Amerson said, "I grew up in the construction world, and that just completely dropped off."

However, in the middle of the country's cash crisis, pipe welding jobs are white hot.

Welding Industry in Need of Workers

Welding may be a tough job, but it pays well and the industry is in need of workers — both locally and across the country.


Welding Gone Wrong

Fire in welding tanks leads to evacuations in Norfolk

Employees of a business in the 5800 block of Curlew Drive, along with nearby residents, were evacuated Tuesday morning and a section of The Tide light-rail track was shut down because of a fire being fed by acetylene gas.

Man injured in welding mishap – AUSTRALIA

A man has been taken to hospital suffering from burns after a mishap with welding equipment in Port Melbourne this morning.



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