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Welding Rod Holder or Bomb?

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Wow! Have you ever confused a welding rod holder for a bomb? Pretty farfetched, right? Not so. Check out that story in the “Welding Gone Wrong” section. That article and more make up this edition of the “Weekly Roundup.” Enjoy! 

Special News

Girls learn the art of metal work

Hardy Girls Healthy Women's Adventure Girls program recently provided an opportunity for girls to interact with Edie Benttinen, the co-owner of D&E Metalworks in Rome.

Welding Their Talents

Ryan Fultz and Ryan Holzschun needed a senior project to finish their final semester of TCOVE Welding at the Exeter Union High School Ag Farm.

Vining man creates metal bull sculpture for Toro

A small town in Otter Tail County is well known for being home to NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, but her father's talents with metal and welding have been turning heads for years.

Welding Industry

Alberta researchers study effects of metal fumes, chemicals and dust on women – CANADA

Researchers at the University of Alberta are conducting a two-year study of possible side effects for women working in a number of metalworking and electrical trades.

Around the pipe in 80 seconds

Magnetism stops welding. Then the old 'black magic' begins. John Anderson reviews the causes and some solutions without recourse to witch doctors

LPKF to move laser welding application center, double size of laser welding team

LPKF has reported that since the popularity of laser plastic welding continues to grow, the capabilities of its Laser Welding Application Center need to grow as well.

ESAB Returns to Aussie Market With New Welding Unit

ESAB is showcasing its portable MIG/MAG welding unit a built-in wire feeder for ø200mm spools designed for repair, maintenance and assembly welding of mild steels as well as brazing at NMW 2011.

Welding Schools/Programs

Welding workshop held to military standards

Shipbuilder Marinette Marine is working on a ten ship contract with the U.S. Navy, and 50 percent of its workforce comes from the U.P. Officials expect 5,000 new jobs to be created by 2013.

Guaranteed Job Interview with Nicolet College's New Welding Certificate

Nicolet College guarantees you a job interview with an area employer when you complete its new welding certificate program.

CBC's welding department receives $30,000 donation

Columbia Basin College's Welding department receives a $30,000 donation today for needed equipment.

Welding Students

LWR High students unveil sheet metal sculpture

A sheet metal sculpture of a fiery mustang with its mane flying and rearing on its hind legs was unveiled Thursday morning in the courtyard of Lakewood Ranch High School.

Welding Jobs (The Good and Bad)

FENLANDER: Welding job well done as six secure full-time work after training scheme – UK


SIX young people have secured full-time jobs as a direct result of taking part in a month-long, free training scheme initiated by youth charity The Prince’s Trust and based in Fenland.

Welding Gone Wrong

Fire Starts In North Sioux After A Man Was Welding

A fire broke out Monday night in North Sioux City, South Dakota, after a man was welding.

Police Looking For Thieves Who Stole Equipment From School

Thousands of dollars worth of welding equipment was stolen from South Texas College overnight.

Police: Suspected pipe bomb actually was welding rod holder

An item pulled from a car Monday by bomb squad technicians wasn't a pipe bomb.



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