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New Study Finds No Link of Increased Risk of Lung Cancer For Hard Metal Workers

According to research undertaken by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, hard metal industry workers do not face an elevated risk of contracting lung cancer. The study involved more than 32,000 workers from across the US, UK, Sweden, Austria and Germany. This research contradicts previous studies which have indicated that ingredients in […]

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ESAB Welding & Cutting to Donate Sales to Hurricane Relief

ESAB Welding & Cutting has announced that with every shipment of specific products between now and 31 December 2017, the company will make a contribution to support Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Contributions will go to Operation USA, which has delivered more than $400 million in aid for relief and development projects. Founded […]

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Practical Welding Today Becomes The WELDER

Publication Practical Welding Today, owned by FMA Communications, is to become ‘The WELDER’. Whilst maintaining its readership and issue frequency, it has been announced that the journal will have a brand new look with new features – and the first release to showcase the changes will be the September/October edition. Readers will have more opportunities […]

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Robotocs News – Welding with New Software

OCTOPUZ is the intelligent offline robotic programming and simulation software solution ideal for industrial application and with this software, all brands and models are programmed in the same way. The user can program, simulate and generate code for multiple robots, simultaneously, with full support for external axes including linear rails and rotary positioners. OCTOPUZ is […]

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A Welding Project to Mark Canada’s 150th Birthday

July 1st marks Canada’s 150th birthday. And at Outlook High School Trades Centre, a project to celebrate – whilst also giving back to the community – is well underway. Quintessentially Canadian, this celebration comes in the form of maple leaf ornaments. These 26 inch high, metal decorations have the number 150 in the centre and […]

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76 Year Old Puts Welding Next On Her To Do List

76 year old Lesley Hall has a long list of to dos. These include learning to speak Spanish, photography, play the ukulele, make jewellery, cheese making all before tackling Microsoft Word. But, before all of those classes, she would like to learn how to weld. Lesley puts her thirst for learning down to her family […]

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North Carolina Man Creates Art Through Welding

We wrote, not that long ago, about Bob Dylan’s love of creating sculptures through welding. Well, apparently, he’s not the only one! In Hickory, North Carolina, Mark Looper has created a ‘masterpiece’. It’s hidden away, situated in the woods, in a quiet cul-de-sac. Looper’s specially crafted metal handrail winds down the house’s hilly back garden […]

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