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July 4th is Upon Us!

4th of July

Hope you’re enjoying your 4th of July weekend! After BBQs, fireworks and fun with friends, wind down with the latest welding news in this edition of the “Weekly Roundup.” Enjoy!


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Special News

Historical rail welding forged ties that bind

A sprinkling of rain gave way to a burst of sunshine over the Waianae Mountain Range as about 40 family members and friends took Richard W. "Dick" Marshall for a final train ride from Ewa to Kahe Point and back Saturday morning.

Music Scene: Rod Picott sings about blue-collar life in 'Welding Burns'

Picott’s just-released fifth album, “Welding Burns” –– a tribute to his father, who was a welder in the Marines –– is a collection of striking songs that capture the existence of the nameless and faceless who are the backbone of humanity.

Made with Michigan Hands: Ace Welding & Machine

In this week's Made with Michigan Hands, we meet the crew from a welding shop in Traverse City that has been fixing and fabricating for as long as they can remember.


Welding Industry

WELD-IT software estimates fabrication costs – UK

A novel software tool could enable small and medium-sized enterprises in the welding sector to compete on the international stage.


Welding Schools/Programs

Gateway CTC offers basic welding boot camp in Florence

Gateway Community and Technical College will offer a Basic Welding Boot Camp between June and August at the college’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing at the Boone Campus in Florence.


Welding Students

Turning scrap into gold: Welding program success

Jordan Meza of Snowflake and Kody Mike of Holbrook are getting ready to head to Kansas City to take part in the nation’s top welding competition for high school and postsecondary students.

Georgian students perfect on welding exam

Five students taking welding at Georgian College’s Robbert Hartog Midland campus attained perfect scores recently on a stringent competency test.

2 Aiken Tech students win welding scholarships

Aiken Technical College welding students Robert DiBiase and Alex Ware won't have any problems covering their tuition next semester.

Students take gold at welding comp

After winning first place in a national welding competition, three high school students found out that hands-on learning actually pays off.

Vineland graduate wins 2nd place in national welding competition

Many students who graduated from Vineland High School last week spent the hours following the ceremony partying and celebrating.

Not Josue Feliciano.

Mingus welding team wins bronze at nationals

The Mingus Union High School Welding Fabrication team won a bronze medal during the SkillsUSA National Championships during June in Kansas City, Mo.

WSCC Welding Student Competing 47th Annual SkillsUSA National Conference

Wallace State Community College welding graduate Drew Hendrix has been busy preparing for one of the most prestigious technical skills competitions in the country.

Deeside College welding students make national finals

TWO trainee welders from Deeside College have won a place at a national skills based competition.


Welding Gone Wrong

Rosemont CEO says worker caused May 2 blaze

Rosemont Copper's president says welding work done by a ranch hand working for the company accidentally sparked a fire that burned about 2,200 acres near the Santa Rita Mountains in early May.

Inquiry hears of substandard welding at crash scene

The welding on parts of a crash barrier at the scene of a fatal accident on the north Sutherland coast, was substandard, a fatal accident heard this week.

Hot embers sparks garage fire in Mobile

Fire investigators responded to a fire that destroyed a two car garage in Mobile Sunday.



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