Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World
Whoa! This week is overflowing with welding news. Check out the world’s largest BBQ grill (I definitely could have used it this past July 4th), read up on how Lincoln Electric is raising awareness about welding, and find out why Parker County, TX welders will be supervised on outdoor welding projects. Those interesting reads and more fill out this edition of the “Weekly Roundup”. Enjoy!
SIDENOTE: It’s Friday the 13th! I didn’t even realize it. I don’t really believe it’s bad luck, but I find the story behind it fascinating. Do you believe in any superstitions?
Picture Credit: Daniel Vazquez
A British engineer, Jack Henriques, has built the world's largest barbecue, dubbed "God-grilla", which can cook more than 1,000 sausages at once.
The campaign is intended to help fabricators to understand the requirements and ramifications of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Metal Fabrication Hazardous Air Pollutants (MFHAP). The campaign also addresses. . .
Parker County Commissioners voted unanimously to place all unincorporated areas of the county under a burn ban, following a recommendation from Parker County Fire Marshal Shawn Scott due to drought conditions, at the court’s regular meeting on Monday.
In order for Johnson College to keep up with the future of Pennsylvania’s industries, the technical school has gone back to its past.
Ann Jewell started this week with a new purpose.
The 50-year-old Hedley resident is among more than a dozen students who have commenced a 24-week Okanagan College welding apprenticeship program in Princeton.
The Rend Lake College Board of Trustees on Tuesday granted permission to advertise for bids for Phase II of the Welding Laboratory renovation.
In response to the demand for additional education and training opportunities following recent layoffs in western Montana, the University of Montana College of Technology is opening two additional industrial trade programs beginning this fall.
Plans to bring a welding school to Rhea County have hit a snag.
Jay Kendrick-Cook gently guides a welding torch along a polished metal frame.
Two Eastern Wyoming College students are firing up for a shot at representing the U.S. in an international welding competition.
Area junior and high school kids have been learning about metalworking, robotics, welding and other aspects of manufacturing at a special camp at Fox Valley Technical College.
Welding Jobs (The Good)
The past nine months have been challenging for South Park Welding Supplies employees.
But that doesn't mean they're not grateful to go to work every day.
The differences between the generations in the work force have been well documented. But, surely, those differences don't transfer over to the gases and welding sales force, do they?
Welding Gone Wrong
The Russsian Oscar II class submarine the Kursk was on routine exercise when the tragedy struck.
Welding on Another Turf (Overseas News)
YOUTH in Busedde sub-county, Jinja district have asked their leaders for more welding machines to fight unemployment.