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Weekly Roundup – Grinding, Welding, and Lots of Bronze

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Welding has left its stamp on everything from creating sculptures and lighthouses to enlightening teens and adults alike. Read up on those stories and more in this edition of the “Weekly Roundup.” Enjoy!  

Special News

Grinding, Welding and Lots of Bronze

For the second year, senior philosophy major and musician Alexander Legeros left the Gustavus campus and returned home for the summer to work in his father’s business — something not altogether unusual for a college student.

Skills Center Students Install “Lighthouse” Sculpture At Community Center

In 2009, PSSC welding instructor Dale Copeland took on an amazing project. A temporary sculpture park (B/ IAS) was being installed on a vacant lot in Downtown Burien and he was asked to add something to the park

Schools/Programs and Students

Skilled teens make future of industry look brighter

Campers wearing face shields and protective leather gear watched as sparks flew off the torch, fell to the floor and bounced off the instructor. Then it was their turn to practice oxy-acetylene cutting.

A feeling of empowerment

Calhoun Community College’s camp SWeETy — which stands for Summer Welding and Technology —wrapped up its four-day camp Thursday with area girls getting hands-on experience with welding and electricity.

Campers build, weld, engineer at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Wearing a hard-hat and a harness, 14-year-old Matina Banks makes her way up the side of a bright yellow scaffold.

Welding Jobs (The Uncertain)

IVCC welding students hopeful, uncertain about job prospects

Kathleen Hankes moves her arms back and forth, rehearsing the motion she just learned. Welding masked flipped up and protected in flame retardant overalls, the Peru resident listens closely to her instructor.

Welding Gone Wrong

Welding sparks caused fire in former mill

A fire inside a former Burlington Mills building at 476 S. Main St. this week shouldn't prevent its owners from continuing renovations to open a furniture outlet inside, a fire official said today.

Welding on Another Turf (Overseas News)

Australia – Real training for indigenous people

ACCORDING to Moora man Nathan Ware, one of the biggest obstacles to finding fulfilling long term employment is the lack of opportunity to learn new skills.



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