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Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

Though the roundup this week is short, most of the news comes out of the “Schools/Programs and Students” section. New to the roundup is the “Up-and-coming Events” section. Each week I’ll post new events in the welding world, such as competitions, seminars, etc. Enjoy!


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Special News

Welder's work aims to foil parking-fine box burglars

The black boxes full of cash and checks were just too tempting.

The city's new parking-fine boxes, installed last May, had been in place about eight months when someone figured out how to bust into them. . .

Up-and-coming Events

Free welding seminars, March 19-20, Seattle

Forsstrom, Dickson, Ferrari, Mehler and Verseidag are working together, combining documentation on weld processes into a sample binder in which all recommended settings are shown. The result is a. . .

Industry News – Supplies, Tools, Welding Processes:

New Guidelines Approved To Prevent Tomahawk-Like Explosions

The federal government announced new guidelines Thursday for industries to prevent explosions like the one in Tomahawk a year-and-a-half ago that killed 3 paper mill workers.

Schools/Programs and Students

Amendment would support welding program

The Nebraska Department of Corrections Work Ethic Camp in McCook would get $60,000 for its welding program under a bill pending in the Nebraska Legislature.

Welding skills open career doors

Wielding a small blowtorch and with fiery sparks flying, Solano Community College student Kevin Vasquez cut a thick, rusty pipe into smaller pieces in the school's welding shop Tuesday.

Peninsula College expands certificate, associate degree programs

Peninsula College will offer several new certificates and associate degrees, with the intention of training workers for jobs on the North Olympic Peninsula, President Tom Keegan said.

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