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Kodiak Island Makes Welding History


How did the welding program of the Kodiak Island Borough School District make history? What advice do our Australian friends have to offer on protection from welding arc discharge? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this edition of the “Weekly Roundup.” Enjoy!

Special News 

Welding program makes history

The welding program in the Kodiak Island Borough School District made history with two of its four rural students.

Nelson Stud offers green welding solution for marine applications – UK

Nelson Stud Welding, part of Doncasters Group Ltd's fastener systems division, is solving marine customers' environmental and efficiency challenges with the launch of a new portable inverter stud welder.

Tool time: Protection from welding arc discharge

It's no secret that blokes love a powerful tool, but as usual, with power can come consequences. So remember that too much UV radiation from arc discharge can cause some serious damage. Luckily there are ways to protect yourself and the mates you work with.

Welding Schools/Programs

Welding technology programs help students forge careers

Buying a 1974 Pontiac Catalina put Cotina Howard on the road to a new career.

“I loved the car, but it seemed to have a different issue every month,” Howard said.

The self-described former tomboy loves to fix things, and after getting tired of the run-around at auto maintenance shops, she decided to switch careers.

Welding Class at MRCC

The Missouri River Correctional Center is a place of transition.
As inmates near the end of their sentences, they can move to the M-R-C-C to begin getting back to life as they once knew it.

Welding Students

Students compete in welding competition

High school students played with fire to create welding projects for the second annual competition at NTC today. 

Welding Gone Wrong

UPDATE: Officials Pin Cause of Bolcum Road Fire on Welding Equipment

No one was injured in a fire that burned a detached garage at a Bolcum Road home just west of St. Charles in Campton Township on Friday, Dec. 10.

Fire scare halts class for Kerikeri ballet students – NEW ZEALAND

A ballet dancing lesson was rudely interrupted yesterday when a fire broke out in the roof of the former Kerikeri Rugby Club rooms.

Welding on Another Turf (Overseas and Across-the-Border News)

Women prepare for trades at Loyalist – CANADA

"When I was applying to colleges I discovered that Loyalist was building a new skilled trades centre and the thought of learning in that fresh new environment was definitely appealing," said Melissa Jurchuk, a Welding Techniques student from Waterloo, Ontario.

UNDP, Peacekeepers Training Liberian Youths – LIBERIA

UNDP and several battalions of peacekeepers attached to the UN Mission in Liberia have teamed up to provide youth in four counties with skills training



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