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Technical Seminar Held at Institute of Rail Welding


How would you react to seeing a machine gun welded onto a sculpture in the playground area of a park? Would it seem funny, amusing, offensive or all of the above? Read that article and more in this week’s edition of the “Weekly Roundup.” Enjoy!



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Special News

Fire dept to issue welding permits during burn ban

Anyone who plans to use a welding or cutting torch outdoors within the Ardmore city limits during the countywide burn ban will have to secure a permit from the Ardmore Fire Department.

Machine gun welded on playground sculpture

Visitors to Meridian Park were surprised to see a mysterious addition welded on one of the child-themed statues ringing the playground: a machine gun.


Welding Industry

Technical seminar held at Institute of Rail Welding

As ever, the Institute of Rail Welding (IoRW) offered some fascinating insights when its latest technical seminar was held at the old Railway School of Engineering on London Road, Derby.

California Adopts NFPA 51B 2009 Requiring Certified Welding Pads, Blankets & Curtains

The use of Listed and/or FM Approved (third-party certified) welding blankets, pads and curtains is now a requirement throughout the State of California, according to a recent report from FM Approvals.

Welding Kit provides hot air welding of thermoplastics.

Everything needed for hot air welding a full range of thermoplastic materials is available in the new and convenient MASTER PROHEAT Plastic Welding Kit Model PH-1400WK from Master Appliance Corporation.


Welding Students

Weatherford grad shows off welding skills

When other agriculture mechanics classmates told 18-year-old Masten Palmer he couldn’t make a smoker in the shape of a Ruger Colt .45, he decided he was going to do it.

Hot stuff: Students learn to master metal at Bonita art center

It’s a sultry June afternoon at the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs, where a metalworking class is under way. On the back porch of a studio building, sparks fly and power tools buzz and clatter.

4-H’ers receive welding lesson

Scrap metal, sparks, and smiles were staples of the Welding Workshop held at the home of Gary Myers on Saturday. The workshop was geared toward 4-H participants.


Welding Gone Wrong

Embers from welding destroy garage in Lewis Co.

Embers left by a welding torch sparked the flames that destroyed a garage at a dairy farm at 7463 Kirschnerville Rd. in Lewis County Tuesday night.

Fire destroys Bushenyi school building – UGANDA

FIRE gutted a dormitory at St. Mary’s Vocational School in Kyamuhunga sub-county, Bushenyi district on Wednesday.



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