Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World
Find out the story behind Lincoln Electric’s unique way of rewarding workers, and get to know Elizabeth Cook’s ode to a “Welder.” Those articles and more are in this edition of the roundup. Enjoy!
Lincoln Electric’s unconventional approach to employee relations pays off
A little-known story of a company that, for decades, has followed an inspiring formula for workers
Elizabeth Cook brings spark to "Welder"
Singer-songwriter Elizabeth Cook often is compared to Loretta Lynn — though her lilting, unabashedly Southern voice recalls Dolly Parton.
Schools/Programs and Students
Bellingham Technical College Welding Rodeo features creativity and fundraisers
Bellingham Technical College's annual Welding Rodeo is more than just a competition for artistic blacksmiths – it's a fundraiser for several programs on campus.
AHS welding students finish, fit bridge for Country Club
Students of the Alpine High School welding technology lab, after 15 members exhibited half of their bridge at the Texas SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills conference, joined together to complete the entire bridge for the Alpine Country Club.
GFHS students fired up by welding class
Three Great Falls High School students say they are excited about what they've learned during a year's worth of advanced welding classes at MSU-Great Falls College of Technology.
Mt. Judea welding education to careers
The Mount Judea School is uniquely known for having the only public school campus in Arkansas divided by a state highway. If vocational-agriculture instructor and FFA adviser Thomas Keeling could have his way, the school would be on the map for what it offers students in learning a skill that can lead to a high paying career.
Welding program wheeling in
Lillooet students have long travelled to Kamloops to take courses at Thompson Rivers University. This September, however, aspiring welders can earn their level C welding certificate locally when TRU's classroom on wheels rolls into Lillooet.
Welding Gone Wrong
Official: Welders sparked fire in water tower that prompted evacuation
Workers welding the inside of an empty water tower on Madison's Southwest Side sparked a fire Friday afternoon that caused nearby residents to be evacuated from their homes for more than an hour.
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