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?
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.
Lincoln Electric campaigns for welding awareness
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.
Johnson hopes to build gas drilling workforce
In order for Johnson College to keep up with the future of Pennsylvania’s industries, the technical school has gone back to its past.
Welding program sparks new determination
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.
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.
Teen pieces future together at trades challenge
Jay Kendrick-Cook gently guides a welding torch along a polished metal frame.
Kids learn about manufacturing
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)
Owners and employees put South Park Welding Supplies back together
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 sinking of the Kursk – an accident that might have been prevented
The Russsian Oscar II class submarine the Kursk was on routine exercise when the tragedy struck.
Welding on Another Turf (Overseas News)
Jinja youth want welding machines
YOUTH in Busedde sub-county, Jinja district have asked their leaders for more welding machines to fight unemployment.