This week’s roundup covers stories such as:
A welder using his skills to aide the military
The danger of working with stainless steel
The all-female welding team that made their presence known at the Florida SkillsUSA Conference
And more! Enjoy!
"I tried to join the military – every branch," said Tad Wendler, from Olympia, Wash., while striking a gas metal arc torch inside the Stryker battle damage repair facility at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar. "But now I'm serving in another way."
Working with stainless steel can put workers at greater risk compared to other metals. A new rule aims to give workers more information about their exposure to. . .
Welding their way to victory: MTI’s SkillsUSA winners include female welding team
The Manatee Technical Institute welding students are women. And this week the trio netted a first-place prize during the 43rd FL-SkillsUSA Conference.
Schools/Programs and Students
MCCC's Welding program to expand with donated property
The Board of Trustees plans to expand the welding program after accepting the donation of a building on Hurd Road.
LCCC opens new welding center
Lorain County Community College’s commitment to equipping students for good careers in a technologically evolving world took another step forward with Thursday’s dedication of the school’s state-of-the-art welding lab and classrooms.
Justin Halladay emerged from a shower of sparks holding two welded steel plates about the size of a paperback novel.
Students test their hot hands in welding contest
Lorisha Reece has been studying welding for only one year at Plaquemine High School.
That didn’t stop her welding teacher. . .
Students set to compete in Florence-Darlington Tech Welding Rodeo
Florence-Darlington Technical College will sponsor its first Welding Rodeo on Friday and Saturday at the college’s Advanced Welding and Cutting Center.
Welding on Another Turf (Across the Border & Overseas News)
Canadian Welding Group signs agreement with Australian welding institute
The Canadian Welding Association, a division of the CWB Group, with head offices in Mississauga, ON, has reached a Memorandum of Understanding with the Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA).
KUKA Robot Automation (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd will showcase robotic solutions that guarantee precision and reduce cycle time at MetalTech 2010 here next month.