Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World
A teen welder started her own business, Matheson launched some custom helmets, and a few welding mishaps made their way to this edition of the “Weekly Roundup.” Those articles and more are below. Enjoy!
Students are their own bosses with Summer Company
After applying for nearly 200 summer jobs with no luck, Grafton teen Jaclyn Brown decided to be her own employer.
MATHESON pays ‘tribute’ to welding
MATHESON has launched a Limited Edition series of custom welding helmets designed for welders who seek a distinctive look.
Schools/Programs and Students
Women Owned Welding School opens in Wa.
I am Judy Enz and I have had a 33 year career in the welding industry. I have traveled and welded in many different welding environments and would love to see more women in my industry.
Pellissippi State names welding center at new Blount County Campus
Pellissippi State Community College officials were on hand Monday at the new Blount County Campus to officially name the new Blount County Campus Welding Center in honor of the father of a long-time Pellissippi supporter.
Angelina College welding program nets grant
The Angelina College Welding Technology program recently received a $171,274 grant from Texas Comptroller Susan Combs.
State inmates get training in welding
he Wyoming Department of Corrections celebrated the completion of a mobile welding lab Monday to help more inmates earn a livable wage after leaving prison.
Welding Jobs (The Good)
Help wanted: Gas industry-related job training gets under way
Forty people from pockets of high unemployment and poverty in the Scranton area are undergoing 10-week, specialized welding training at the CTC through a $2.3 million federal stimulus grant.
Welding Gone Wrong
Report Released on Mesabi East Welding Accident
The State Fire Marshal has released its investigation report, that focused on a welding accident at the Mesabi East school in Aurora.
Man Starts Home on Fire with Welding Torch
A blow torch is blamed on a house fire in Northeast El Paso.
Bad welding, snow caused Blacksburg High School roof collapse
The weight of 8 inches of snow on the roof combined with a weak weld holding together a truss seat caused the Feb. 13 collapse of Blacksburg High School's gymnasium roof, according to a final report from forensic engineers Forcon International released this afternoon.
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