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Working in the Shale Oil Fields: Here are Top 6 Most Common Jobs

The U.S. Shale oil has been improving on efficiency in an attempt to increase oil production. As a result, the future looks bright for those who want to work in the oil fields. Currently, a number of U.S. oil companies have invested in new exploration technologies. This could see the United States become the largest…

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Buffalo, NY has taken its first steps toward supplying additional welders for the growing welding industry that expects more than 17,000 job openings related to welding or similar fields. A $3.2 million Buffalo Billion initiative aims to connect students at Alfred State College and other area schools with the training they’ll need in the growing…

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FABTECH 2017: Keynote Speakers Discuss Industry and Workplace Transformation

Inspiring innovation and fostering creativity are among the topics being discussed by keynote speakers A powerful lineup of speakers, including Discovery Channel’s Richard Rawlings and Pixar’s Matthew Luhn, are on tap to deliver keynote presentations at FABTECH 2017, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event. The keynote speeches at FABTECH, which takes…

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FABTECH 2017 Announces Exciting Schedule of Keynote Speakers

Inspiring innovation and fostering creativity are among the topics being discussed by keynote speakers A powerful lineup of speakers, including Discovery Channel’s Richard Rawlings and Pixar’s Matthew Luhn, are on tap to deliver keynote presentations at FABTECH 2017, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event. The keynote speeches at FABTECH, which takes…

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Fe Based Nanostructured Welding Deposit Properties And Welding Procedure

Experiments show that FE-based alloys welded with the FCAW process have higher wear resistance when no gas shielding is used.

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

When it’s time for the giraffes to eat at the Asheboro, N.C. Zoo, supervisors found that the current feeding system didn’t allow the zookeepers enough room to place food, space for enrichment activities, and enough height to reach the giraffes. This is where the students of Randolph Community College’s Welding Technology program came into the…

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AWS Poster Competition Tests Skills Employers Need

AWS competitions often involve flying sparks and the crackling sound of welding. The AWS Poster Competition is different. It’s designed to test a welder’s ability to investigate, think creatively, and communicate effectively; skills that employers say are often lacking in their job candidates. According to Thomas Lienert, AWS vice president and chair of the Technical…

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Make Your Case for Attending FABTECH

Do you want to attend FABTECH, but not sure how to convince your manager to let you go? FABTECH is here to help! Make your case effectively by communicating the value FABTECH can provide when attempting to gain support. Approval comes down to the ROI for your organization. Are the benefits worth the costs? When you…

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Save on Fuel by Running Your Truck on Propane

How can you improve the fuel efficiency of your trucks and other vehicles? If you need the hauling capacity of a truck and want to save on fuel costs, consider the ICOM JTG propane systems that are installed by gas retailers such as Baker’s Gas and Welding and easily refilled just like a typical fuel…

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Set Up the Ultimate Welding Shop

A welding shop at home is often a lot more than a place to work on projects. It’s where you keep a grill, enjoy a drink, store safety gear, and sort out all of your yard equipment and tools. When it’s time to set up your shop with everything you need, Baker’s Gas and Welding…

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