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Fire Ban In Effect for Larimer County

Total Fire Ban

ALERT: Welders of Larimer County in Loveland, Colorado should keep in mind that there is a fire ban in your county. Details are in the first article below.

It’s back to school for some in the welding business! Become a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) through the Knight schools training program or register for The Lincoln Electric Welding school. Details about those programs, other school news, and more are packed into this edition of the “Weekly Roundup”. Enjoy! 

Special News

Fire ban in effect [for Larimer County in Loveland, Colorado]

Larimer County commissioners voted Tuesday morning to ban open fires in the county, beginning at noon Tuesday.

Showing her metal

Marla Kinkade has never thought of herself as an artist.

She’s been a hotel manager, a college student, and a welder in her dad’s shop. In the past couple of years, however, she has discovered a whole new talent.

Metal worker artist offers the town a piece with a history

Ben Harris of Fuquay-Varina might borrow from the movie title and call himself “The Accidental ‘Artist.’”
Harris turns scrap metal into art objects, usually without a picture in mind of what the finished object will look like. He never studied art. He allows his imagination to lead the way.

Welding Events

Certified Welding Inspector Training- October 4-October 16, 2010-09-15

KNIGHT SCHOOL OF WELDING is offering CWI training Monday, October 4, 2010 through Saturday, October 16, 2010.

Welding Schools/Programs

The Lincoln Electric Welding School Announces Its 2010 Fourth Quarter Schedule

The Lincoln Electric Welding School, which has instructed more than 120,000 students since its inception in 1917, announces its schedule for the fourth quarter of 2010.

Fall welding classes scheduled at WC Education Center in Mineral Wells

Those interested in learning to weld or wanting to improve welding skills will have ample opportunity at the Weatherford College Education Center Mineral Wells this fall. A variety of evening classes are scheduled beginning in September.

Durham College board approves six programs for September 2011

Students applying to Durham College next year will have at least six new options to choose from.

The College's board of governors has approved six diverse options slated to start in 2011. . .

Issues delay ACC welding course [Registration required to read full article]

Assiniboine Community College has been forced to postpone its fall intake of industrial welding apprentices after the program's instructors expressed concerns about the readiness of their teaching space.

Welding Students

Welding Students Certified

Eleven of the 13 students in a just-completed welding class have passed their state certification test. The 16-week class in Gas Metal Arc Welding was the latest in a series offered by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI).

Welding Gone Wrong

Fire destroys Coney Lane Welding in Keighley [in the UK]

Firefighters are investigating a blaze which swept through the roof of an engineering shed.

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

SGS to Carry Out AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Training Course in Vietnam – VIETNAM

On October 4-11, 2010. SGS Industrial Services has organized an AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) training course and examination session in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in order to meet the high demand for welding inspection skills on the market.

Linde Welding Expert to Discuss Improved Quality/Economics for BMW at Canadian Conference – CANADA

In this very competitive economy, metal fabricators are constantly looking for ways to improve quality and their bottom line. At the Canadian Welding Association Conference (CWA) in Collingwood, Ontario, this month, an expert from Linde will explain how the company was able to demonstrate improved weld quality and economics at a BMW plant in Germany.

Australia First Hi-Vis Lightweight Welding Jacket – AUSTRALIA

      BOC has released an Australian first welders Hi-Vis welders jacket.



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