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Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

When was the last time your welding project had the potential to make a major impact on the state (or possibly national) level? Read about the students at Boerne-Samuel V. Champion High School and how they used their welding skills to gain the attention of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Special News

Welding team wields state, perhaps national, impact

It isn’t official, but Boerne-Samuel V. Champion High School’s welding team has joined ranks with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's little-known “Tick Force.”

Underwater Welding Latest News

The Professional Diving Academy has recently completed its latest underwater coded welding course, which was run by leading industry expert, Mr David Keats, MD of Speciality Welds. The 'Weldcraft-Pro’, programme which was developed and is managed by Speciality Welds, has been highly popular for divers wishing to break into the niche market area of underwater welding.

Schools/Programs and Students

TCL to offer welding classes

The Technical College of the Lowcountry Continuing Education and Workforce Development division will offer introductory welding classes this month.

RCC adds welding diploma to offerings

Richmond Community College is expanding its welding certificate program to include a diploma option this fall.

Florence-Darlington Technical College to host its first Welding Rodeo

Florence-Darlington Technical College hosts its own version of Trick My Truck and Junkyard Wars Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1, with the first Welding Rodeo.

Welding students will soon enter struggling job market

For five consecutive years, welding students at Frederick County Career and Technology Center have passed their American Welding Society certification.

Welding Gone Wrong

Welding sparks fire in garage

A spark from a piece of welding equipment is being blamed for a Sugarcreek Township garage fire.

Worker burned while welding kiln

A worker was injured when a kiln he was welding caught fire Thursday at a North Charleston industrial park, officials said.

Welding on Another Turf (Overseas News)

Welding centre proves blessing for Holland College students

Do welding students like their work?

“Oh yeah,” says John MacAdam.

“It’s great stuff.”

And that pretty well sums up the opinion of students gathered here Thursday for an open house to mark a $1.4-million expansion to the facility.

Sturgeon Comp dominates welding competition

Students from Sturgeon Composite High School welded their way to gold and silver finishes at a regional skills competition in Edmonton earlier this month.

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