The Nabucco pipeline, a highly political piece of gas transportation infrastructure, was designed to carry natural gas from Azerbaijani gas fields and neighboring suppliers to gas-hungry European customers. That was the logistical...
The Welding Certificate program at Barton Community College started this fall, and on Aug. 26 the BCC Board of Trustees approved the purchase of 10 complete multiprocess welding machines for the lab. Because this purchase was over $50,000, the administration sought bids...
A key Midwestern manufacturing gauge slipped modestly in August, according to a report released Aug. 31. The Chicago Business Barometer, also known as the Chicago PMI, dipped to 54.4 from 54.7 in July. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expected the index to...
This guy's certainly in the running for Father of the Year. A shipyard welder in China, Wang Liansheng, spent a year constructing a Bumblebee replica from the Transformers franchise for his son.
Northern States Power/Xcel, the Minnesota company that operates the Monticello nuclear reactor, was accused in July of falsifying federal quality control records in order to cover up failed tests of welding quality. The welds are on...
Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s unique mobile welding trailer is one of three top winners of Minnesota’s 2015 State Government Innovation Awards. The welding training trailer was among 10 state government programs recognized during a July 30...
As manufacturers struggle to find talent to staff the open engineering positions they have today, some executives are taking a long-term view by focusing on ways to fill the talent pipeline with more people...
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