Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World
One lucky owner of a missing welding unit is getting a little help from the media. Full details of this case, information on new and improving welding schools, and much more happenings in the welding world make up this edition of the “Weekly Roundup”. Enjoy!
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Taradale police are seeking the rightful owners of a mig-welding unit and the trailer carrying it after it was recovered, abandoned in a driveway near Dartmoor about 10 days ago.
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Welding Industry News
LPKF Laser & Electronics AG has made improvements to its TwinWeld hybrid welding system. A new high-performance welding head and a compact housing are the stand-out features of the new series.
As part of its continued commitment to helping young professionals further their careers in gases and welding industry, August issue of GAWDA Edge features article entitled "Back to School," which highlights 3 distributors who have formed strong relationships with schools.
For qualified people in eastern Iowa, it is a deal too good to miss. Two deals, in fact. Ten individuals in eastern Iowa could soon be on the path to a catch-up on their education with in-demand skill training to boot.
Students from Johnson College's Precision Machining Technology Program recently used their welding expertise to help the Marvine Dutch Gap Little League in Scranton.
September 8 will mark another milestone in North Georgia Technical College's drive to upgrade learning facilities for students. The official groundbreaking for the new 17,000 square-foot Welding building will take place on the Clarkesville Campus at 10:00 a.m. next Wednesday.
Welding Gone Wrong
The death of a Greymouth man, who was killed when a bitumen tank exploded is a tragic reminder to employers and contractors of the risks of welding near sources of flammable fumes, according to the Department of Labour.
The cause of a fire at 1024 Dozier Street on Dalton’s east side on Tuesday was likely caused by welders who were dismantling the old Ameripride Services building, said Dalton Fire Chief Bruce Satterfield.
A STRAY spark from a welding operation caused the massive fire at Lower Ballachrink Farm in St Mark's yesterday (Tuesday).
Connecticut authorities say a welding machine exploded and severely burned a 46-year-old man working on a construction project at a retirement community.
An explosion late Thursday evening critically injured a man welding in his garage.